John Butler is the first full-length album by the John Butler Trio, released 27 December 1998.
It was recorded at Studio Couch, Fremantle and engineered by George Nikoloudis and Shaun O’Callaghan, mixed by Shaun O’Callaghan and George Nikoloudis and mastered by Shaun O’Callaghan and Richard Mahony at Studio Couch and Toad Hall.
All music and lyrics were written, arranged and produced by John Butler, except for the words of the chorus in “Colours” which were from Sly and the Family Stone.
With Jason McGann on drums and Gavin Shoesmith on bass, the first version of the group recorded the album in December 1998.
Out on black vinyl for Record Store Day 2021