Portugal The Man's John Gourley grew up in the Alaskan wilderness listening to his parents' Motown records. His first musical memory is hearing The Beatles 'Here Comes The Sun', The Aphex Twin will get him dancing & his favorite live band is Pantera.

The Sound of Success with Nic Harcourt

Jun 21 2023 • 57 mins

John Gourley is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the band Portugal. The Man, a group who after five independently released albums and another three on Atlantic Records, found crossover success around the world with their 2017 album ‘Woodstock’ and it's hit song "Feel It Still” which scored the group a Grammy for Best Pop Duo/Group performance in 2018. Like many in the creative community the band’s career was put into neutral during the pandemic, but they are back on the road this summer (2023) with a new album 'Chris Black Changed My Life'.