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ALT

ALT is a aspect task (and supergroup of kinds) comprising Andy Light, Liam O Maonlai (Hothouse Bouquets), and Tim Finn (ex-Split Enz) — the name originates from the initial letters of every of their initial brands. In 1993, the three started writing jointly informally in Dublin — among the tracks, …

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Animal Nightlife

This early 80s UK pop/jazz group featured Andy Polaris (vocals), Steve ‘Flid’ Brown (guitar), Steve Shanley (bass), Billy Chapman (saxophone), Declan John Barclay (trumpet) and Mae (bongos). Their initial single, ‘Local Boy (Uptown)’, reached the low regions of the united kingdom pop graphs in 1983, however the pursuing calendar year’s …

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Finn Brothers

Brothers Tim and Neil Finn have already been building music together since their years as a child in Te Awamutu, New Zealand, continuing to international achievement in Divide Enz and Crowded Home. Nevertheless, it wasn’t until past due 1989 that they in fact started writing jointly — a reunion that …

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Talk Talk

Apart from a small number of common threads — chief included in this the plaintive vocals and haunting lyrics of frontman Mark Hollis — there is certainly little to claim that the five studio LPs that define the Talk Talk oeuvre are indeed the task from the same band throughout. …

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Icehouse

Though it has already established varying personnel, Icehouse was essentially a car for the task of Australian Iva Davies. Davies shaped the 1st version from the band beneath the name Blossoms in 1980 and started scoring strikes in Australia using the group’s 1st solitary, “Can’t Help Myself.” (Icehouse was the …

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Split Enz

Best known for his or her early-’80s new influx pop strikes, particularly “I ACQUIRED You,” Break up Enz — after surviving a dizzying selection of picture and personnel adjustments and a complete decade without the recognition beyond their homeland — became the very first New Zealand music group to accomplish …

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Toy Love

Toy Like were a fresh Zealand new influx music group that grew from the country’s 1st punk music group of notice, the Foe. Even though their few recordings had been just about by-the-numbers new influx pop with minutes of inspiration, Gadget Love (and specifically their founding member Chris Knox) became …

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Dave Dobbyn

Dave Dobbyn was among the New Zealand pop scene’s most widely used and respected numbers, enjoying success that spanned many decades. He 1st surfaced in middle-1976 like a founding person in Th’ Dudes, among the country’s biggest rings of the period; Dobbyn was broadly tapped as their breakout celebrity, earning …

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Tim Finn

Vocalist/songwriter keyboardist/guitarist Tim Finn was created in Te Awamutu, New Zealand. Inspired by not merely British Invasion serves just like the Beatles, the Move, as well as the Kinks, but additionally his Catholic upbringing as well as the communal singalongs from the indigenous Maori people, Finn founded the ’70s art-rock …

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Swingers

Phil Judd was a founding member and main creative force behind the first incarnation of Break up Enz. Judd remaining the music group in Feb of 1977, rejoining a yr later, and then leave soon after, getting himself struggling to squeeze into the new path from the music group. In …

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