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The Apartments

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A brisk Australian chamber pop group with echoes of Frenchman Serge Gainsbourg in addition to Leonard Cohen and post-punk, the Apartments were formed in Brisbane through the later ’70s simply by singer and guitarist Peter Milton Walsh, guitarist Michael O’Connell, bassist Peter Whitby, and drummer Peter Martin. Immediately after the band’s development, Walsh was asked to become listed on the Go-Betweens. It didn’t workout, but the music group released its initial one for the band’s Capable label in 1979. The very first incarnation from the Apartments split when Walsh transferred, but he started recording beneath the name once again when he transferred back again to Sydney in 1984. After putting your signature on to Hard Trade on the effectiveness of a six-song demonstration tape, The Evening Trips…and Stays for a long time premiered in 1985. Though it didn’t make an enormous splash within the band’s house country, the record became a cult traditional in France. Seven years following the debut, Drift implemented with similar publicity, leading to a French label to indication the group for third record A Life Filled with Farewells. After re-releasing the very first two LPs, plus Fête Foraine (which highlighted acoustic renditions of prior music), the Flats even obtained American discharge on Twin/Build Records. Their 4th proper album, Aside, premiered in 2000. Over time that implemented Walsh continued to try out shows all over the world beneath the band’s name, liberating a 2012 radio program as Seven Tunes and forming a fresh version from the music group in 2013 to focus on fresh songs. The 5th Apartments record, No Melody No Spell No Madrigal, premiered in early 2015.

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Awards Academy Award for Best Picture, Academy Award for Best Director, Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, Academy Award for Best Film Editing, Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, BAFTA Award for Best Film, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress, Volpi Cup for Best Actress, Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film, BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actor, Academy Award for Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Black-and-White, New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Screenplay, Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written Comedy
Music Songs No Song, No Spell, No Madrigal, Mr. Somewhere, Black Ribbons, World of Liars, Please, Don't Say Remember, Thank You for Making Me Beg, Things You'll Keep, All You Wanted, Swap Places, Looking for Another Town, The Shyest Time, She Sings to Forget You, The Goodbye Train, Sunset Hotel, The House That We Once Lived In, Everything Is Given to Be Taken Away, On Every Corner, Knowing You Were Loved, All the Birthdays, Twenty One, September Skies, Places Where the Night Is Long, What's Left of Your Nerve, Fever Elsewhere, Nobody Like You, No Hurry, Great Fool, End of Some Fear, Cannot Tell the Days Apart, What's the Morning For?, All His Stupid Friends, Speechless With Tuesday
Albums The Evening Visits... And Stays for Years, No Song, No Spell, No Madrigal, A Life Full of Farewells, Drift, Seven Songs (Radio Session)
Nominations Academy Award for Best Actor, Academy Award for Best Actress, Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing, Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture, Golden Lion, Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Black-and-White, Volpi Cup for Best Actor, Grand Jury Prize

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