Peter Furler

Oct 07, 2014
Mar 11, 2014
Jun 07, 2011

Peter Furler is listed in the credits for the following albums:

Year Artist Album Role
1987 Newsboys He's Coming Back Songwriter
1988 Newsboys Read All About It Songwriter, Drums
1990 Newsboys Hell Is for Wimps Drums, Vocals
1991 Newsboys Boys Will Be Boyz Producer, Arranger, Drums, Vocals
1992 Newsboys Not Ashamed Producer, Songwriter, Drums, Programming, Vocals
1992 Bride Snakes in the Playground Background Vocals
1995 Newsboys Going Public Producer, Songwriter, Drums, Programming, Lead Vocals
1996 Newsboys Take Me to Your Leader Producer, Songwriter, Drums, Guitar, Keyboards, Harmonica, Kazoo, Whistling, Lead Vocals
1997 John Jonethis Lounge Freak Songwriter
1998 Newsboys Entertaining Angels Producer, Mixed, Songwriter, Drums, Guitars, Programming, Lead Vocals
1998 Newsboys Step Up to the Microphone Producer, Mixed, Songwriter, Drums, Guitars, Programming, Lead Vocals
1999 Bunch of Believers It's a Ska, Ska, Ska, Ska World Songwriter
1999 Margaret Becker What Kind of Love Guitars, Drums
1999 Newsboys Love Liberty Disco Producer, Songwriter, Programming, Guitars, Drums, Vocals
2002 Newsboys Thrive Producer, Songwriter, Guitars, Drums, Vocals
2003 Mylon LeFevre Bow Down Executive Producer
2003 Newsboys Adoration: The Worship Album Producer, Songwriter, Guitars, Drums, Vocals
2003 Petra Jekyll & Hyde Producer, Drums, Background Vocals
2004 Newsboys Devotion Producer, Songwriter, Drums, Guitars, Programming, Lead Vocals
2005 Newsboys He Reigns: The Worship Collection Producer, Songwriter
2005 Petra Farewell Executive Producer
2006 Newsboys Go Producer, Songwriter, Engineer, Guitar, Drums, Vocals
2016 Steve Taylor & the Perfect Foil Wow to the Deadness Drums
2016 Steve Taylor & the Perfect Foil Wow to the Liveness Drums, Background Vocals, Percussion
2016 Jean Watson Wonder Drums

Peter Furler

Feb 08, 1966

Peter Andrew Furler is an Australian musician, songwriter, producer, and record executive but is best known as the former lead singer for the Christian rock band Newsboys. Furler was born in McLaren Vale, South Australia on 8 September 1966, the third of six children of missionaries Bill and Rosalie Furler. Furler formed the Newsboys, with friends George Perdikis, Sean Taylor, and John James. He has written and produced most of Newsboys' songs, as well as co-writing/producing songs for other recording artists. He also frequently collaborated with Steve Taylor. Furler was originally the band's drummer but became the band's lead singer after the departure of John James in 1997.

In July 1999 Furler, along with fellow Australians Dale Bray and Wes Campbell, founded Inpop Records.

In 2009 Furler left the Newsboys and is now pursuing a solo career. Peter Furler continued to make special appearances on tour with the band up until his final appearance on 11 September 2009, in Orlando, Florida.

Furler played drums for Phil Joel's latest album deliberiteKids2.

He released his debut solo album, On Fire, on 21 June 2011 . The first single from the album, "Reach", was released to radio 25 March 2011 for sale on 19 April 2011.

Peter married Summer Andrea LeFevre, daughter of Grammy award winning musician Mylon LeFevre on 12 March 1991.

February 03, 2014

Here is the latest update from Steve Taylor on the status of his upcoming album and tour. We think this is pretty big news, and couldn't wait to share it with you!

April 30, 2012

Peter Furler releases his “I’m Alive” video ( from footage taken during the 2012 Winter Jam Tour Spectacular that wrapped up earlier this month after hitting 47 cities and playing to nearly 535,000 people - the #1 tour in the world (first quarter) for the second consecutive year (Pollstar).

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