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Skunkhour

Named following the poem “The Skunkhour” by Robert Lowell, the Australian group Skunkhour successfully blended their eclectic affects, which extended from ska, funk, rock and roll, jazz, and hip-hop to reggae. Developing in 1991, they quickly became a favorite work around Sydney and, after helping U.K. work Galliano on the 1993 Australian tour, released their debut self-titled record. The EP, Booty Total, followed in Sept, and keyboardist Paul Searles became a member of the lineup. In 1994, Skunkhour released two acclaimed EPs: Condition (Might) and McSkunk (Oct). The band’s second record, Feed (Apr 1995), created two EPs, Up to your Necks INSIDE IT (Apr) and Sunstone (July). The music group then signed a global cope with U.K. label Acidity Jazz, which released the Feed recording in European countries. Rapper Del Larkin remaining the music group in Feb 1996 and percussionist Chris Simms became a member of for concert events as Skunkhour toured abroad during 1996. Their third recording, Chin Chin, premiered in July 1997 and strike quantity 34 around the nationwide Australian graphs. It created the singles “Inhaling and exhaling Through my Eye” (Might), “Weightlessness” (August), and “Morning hours Rolls” (November). “Weightlessness” was voted quantity 93 around the youngsters radio network Triple J’s 1997 Hottest 100 list. Another solitary, “Tomorrow’s TOO EARLY for Goodbye,” premiered in August 1998, accompanied by “Stadium,” which made an appearance on the initial soundtrack to from the Australian film Two Hands in June 1999. Their following single, “House” (Oct 1999), also charted in the 1999 Triple J Hottest 100 list at amount 82. Their last album, The Move, was critically well received, however the music group sensed their record business, General Music Australia, wasn’t providing them with the support they deserved and Skunkhour made a decision to split up in November 2001.

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