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(real) one-hit wonder of the week - “I Got You” | SPLIT ENZ | 1980.

Between late 1979 and the end of 1989, there were nearly 500 (real) one-hit wonders of the 80s that reached the BILLBOARD Hot 100 just one time, a list that includes Soft Cell, Gary Numan, Timbuk 3, The Church, Bronski Beat, Nik Kershaw, The Buggles, The Waitresses, Ultravox and two different bands named The Silencers.  445 more words


Song of the Day, May 6: Only Talking Sense by Finn Brothers

Today’s song is a long-delayed collaboration. The Finn brothers began their professional musical relationship when Neil joined Split Enz at his older brother Tim’s request. The siblings gradually settled into a shared leadership role, cemented with the band’s standout album, … 129 more words

Song Of The Day

Song of the Day, February 12: Poor Boy by Split Enz

Today’s song is a love song with a twist from Split Enz’ classic album True Colours. On this album, brothers Neil and Tim Finn begin truly sharing the leadership of the band, trading songwriting chores. 110 more words

Song Of The Day

Album of the Week, December 6: True Colours by Split Enz

College chums Tim Finn and Phil Judd formed the Split Ends at Auckland University with a collection of art school acquaintances. The group developed an all acoustic sound with complex, neo-classical structures; Finn and Judd wrote most of the songs. 846 more words

Album Of The Week

Ladies in Black

Queensland Theatre Company, Playhouse, Queensland Performing Arts Centre, November 19

BY the end of Ladies in Black its sweet, gawky duckling of a heroine has been transformed into a soignée swan, and in just six weeks. 1,053 more words

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Ladies in Black (Queensland Theatre Company)

QPAC, The Playhouse

November 14 – December 6

It’s nearing Christmas sometime in late 1950’s Sydney. Leslie Miles is the tops – top of multiple subjects in completion of her leaving certificate. 894 more words