Published on November 10th, 2020 | by Darren Paltrowitz


The Church’s Steve Kilbey On New Album “Eleven Women,” Life During COVID-19 & Much More

As the founder, frontman and primary songwriter behind The Church, Steve Kllbey first found international fame in the early 1980s with hits like “Unguarded Moment,” “Almost With You,” “Reptile” and “Under The Milky Way”; the group’s 1988 album Starfish went on to sell over 1 million copies in America alone. Kilbey has released many solo albums and collaborations — arguably making him one of the most prolific songwriters in the world — beyond finding work as an actor, painter and author.

Steve Kilbey’s latest solo album is Eleven Women, of which Rolling Stone Australia wrote: “Eleven Women is Steve Kilbey showcasing his worth as a powerful, prolific performer.” The latest single released from the album, which was released on September 4th, is “Sheba Chiba.” Meanwhile, Kilbey and band started work on the next album by The Church last year, which he aims to release in 2021.

I had the pleasure of interviewing Steve Kilbey via Zoom, as embedded below. More on all things Kilbey and The Church can be found online via, and

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Darren Paltrowitz is a New York resident with over 20 years of entertainment industry experience. He began working around the music business as a teenager, interning for the manager of his then-favorite band Superdrag. Since then, he has worked with a wide array of artists including OK Go, They Might Be Giants, Mike Viola, Tracy Bonham, Loudness, Rachael Yamagata, and Amanda Palmer. Darren's writing has appeared in dozens of outlets including the New York Daily News, Inquisitr, The Daily Meal, The Hype Magazine, All Music Guide, Guitar World,, Businessweek, Chicago Tribune, L.A. Times, and the Jewish Journal. Beyond being "Editor At Large" for The Hype Magazine, Darren is also the host of weekly "Paltrocast With Darren Paltrowitz" series, which airs on dozens on television and digital networks. He has also co-authored 2 published books, 2018's "Pocket Change: Your Happy Money" (Book Web Publishing) and 2019's "Good Advice From Professional Wrestling" (6623 Press), and co-hosts the world's only known podcast about David Lee Roth, "The DLR Cast."

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