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(Rolling Stone)

Daniel Johns and David HelfgottAussie rock lads silverchair enlisted David Helfgott -- the classical pianist whose life inspired the Oscar-nominated film Shine -- for Emotion Sickness, from the band's upcoming Neon Ballroom.

"David's playing has this manic energy to it that you don't normally find with classically trained players," said 'chair frontman Daniel Johns. "We all found out that he's a good kisser, too, so that made it even more memorable."