Todd Hunter, interviewed by Anthony O'Grady
Todd Hunter is a songwriter and musician known for his involvement in rock band Dragon. He’s also composed hits for other artists and for TV and film.
Todd co-formed Dragon in New Zealand in 1973, playing bass guitar and singing back-up vocals. The band relocated to Sydney in 1975 and soon had hits, including 'April Sun in Cuba’, 'Are You Old Enough?’ and 'Still in Love With You’. By the time of their break-up on New Year’s Eve 1979, Dragon had sold over a million records.
The band reunited in 1982, beginning another seven-year era of hits including 'Rain’, co-written by Todd and his partner, Johanna Pigott. Todd and Johanna also worked together on the soundtrack to the ABC-TV series Sweet and Sour (1984) and co-wrote John Farnham’s hit song 'Age of Reason’.