The Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria, Australia on 7 February 2009 killed 174 people. Here are four stories stemming from that day.

Stephen Andrew on crisis, comfort and Passover by Joy Division

Sam Lawry on an an achingly Australian bush landscape and No Longer There by The Cat Empire

Stephen Andrew on post-fire adrenalin, fatigue and Down Down by Status Quo

Andrea Gillum on the Sound Relief benefit concert and The Power And The Passion by Midnight Oil.