Don was born in 1959 in Auckland, studied English and Music at Auckland University, and played French Horn and percussion in the Auckland Sinfonia from 1979-82.
He was a member of the percussion ensemble From Scratch from 1979-86, and was drummer and singer with Auckland agit-punk band Blam Blam Blam from 1980-82. Together with Harry Sinclair he formed the innovative music/theatre/film act The Front Lawn in 1985, and they performed at the Edinburgh Festival in 1988 and 1989, as well as in Europe, the USA, Australia and New Zealand until disbanding in 1990.
Warm Hand debuted in the Official New Zealand Top 40 Albums on 22 May 2006. It has been in the Top 40 Albums for seven weeks with a highest position of #11. There is one album by Don McGlashan in the Top 40 Albums.
Chart placings for Warm Hand:
Chart placings by Don McGlashan:
||Top 40 Albums
||22 May 2006