Saturday, 19 May 2018
Dead Flowers were signed by Wildside records in 1992, they released their first single ‘Lisa’ which reached 27 on the New Zealand charts. Later in the year they released their debut album ‘Skin of A Stone’ which was recorded at Phil Rudd’s (AC/DC) recording studio in Tauranga, NZ. In December ‘93 they released their second album ‘Sweetfish’. Their third and final album was a self titled album that was released early 1998. Thanks to Hornet.
02 Walking In The Sun
Friday, 18 May 2018
"Believe" is a song recorded by American singer-actress Cher. It is the title track from her twenty-second album of the same name (1998), and was released as the lead single from the album on October 19, 1998 by Warner Bros. Records. Commercially, the song attained immense global success, reaching number one in almost every country it charted, including Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Spain, France, Germany, Italy and the United States. It earned Cher a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest female solo artist to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It also became the highest-selling single by a solo female artist in the United Kingdom. "Believe" remains one of the best-selling singles of all time with sales of over 11 million copies worldwide.
01 Believe (album version)
02 Believe (Almighty Definitive Mix)
03 Believe (Xenomania Mix)
"Strong Enough" is a song by American recording artist Cher from her twenty-second studio album Believe (1998). The song was released as the second single from the album. It was released on February 19, 1999 by Warner Bros, and WEA. The song's composition and musical style is strongly reminiscent of 1970s disco music. The song received positive reviews from music critics, many calling it a highlight to Believe. The song had less success in the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, where it peaked at number fifty-seven, but did top the U.S. Hot Dance Club Play charts. It also went to number one in Hungary and into top ten in Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, New Zealand, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland and the UK and just pout of the top ten in Australia at #11.
01 Cher - Strong Enough
02 Cher - Believe (Club 69 Phunk Club Mix)
03 Cher - Strong Enough (Club 69 Future Anthem Short Mix)
04 Cher - Strong Enough (Marc Andrews Remix Edit)
05 Cher - Strong Enough (D-Bop Melt Mix)
"The Great Beyond" is a song by R.E.M. written specifically for the 1999 film Man on the Moon. It was released as a single the following year for support of the film's soundtrack album. The single reached #3 in the UK singles chart in January 2000, the band's highest-ever chart position in that country it also reached #26 in Australia.
01 The Great Beyond (Radio Edit)
02 The One I Love (Live)
03 Everybody Hurts (Live)
04 Man On The Moon (Live)
Wednesday, 16 May 2018
"Only My Heart Calling" is a song from New Zealand singer Margaret Urlich. The song was released in May 1990 as the second single from her debut studio album, Safety in Numbers. The songs features on her 1994 live album Live. The single reached #46 on the Aria charts in Australia.
01 Only My Heart Calling
02 Something In The Air
03 Slip On By (Live)
Monday, 14 May 2018
"In These Arms" is a song by American rock band Bon Jovi. It was written by Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, and David Bryan. It was released in May 1993 as the third single from the band's 1992 album Keep the Faith. The song was the band's second most successful single from Keep the Faith in the U.S., reaching #27 on the Billboard Hot 100, #32 on the Mainstream Rock chart and #14 on the top 40 mainstream chart. It also reached #6 on the Canadian singles chart, #9 on the UK Singles Chart, #10 on the Australian singles chart and #14 on the German Top 40.
01 In These Arms (Single Edit)
02 Save A Prayer
Wednesday, 2 May 2018
Species Deceases is an extended play by Australian rock music group, Midnight Oil, which was released on 26 November 1985 under the CBS record label. Species Deceases debuted at No. 1 on the Australian Kent Music Report Singles Chart for six weeks from December 1985 to January 1986. It was the first Australian single and/or EP to reach the number-one spot on its chart appearance and remains Midnight Oil's only No. 1 on the national singles chart.
03 Blossom and Blood
Tuesday, 1 May 2018
"My Country" was the second single off the album Earth and Sun and Moon it made it to #52 on the Australian charts #49 in New Zealand and #66 in the UK.
01 My Country (LP Version)
02 My Country (12' Leap Of Logic Mix)
03 Truganini (Long Radio Mix)
According to an Australian Musician Magazine staff writer, Ratcat were the first alternative band to go mainstream – they provided one of the Top 50 Most Significant Moments in Australian Pop/Rock History. The band's second album, Blind Love (1 June 1991), and its lead single "Don't Go Now" (April) both reached No. 1 on their respective ARIA charts.
01 Don't Go Now
02 The Lie
Ratcat are an Australian indie rock band who formed in 1985 and are fronted by mainstay vocalist and guitarist, Simon Day. Their combination of indie pop song writing and energetic punk-style guitar rock won them fans from both the indie and skate-punk communities. They found mainstream success with their extended play, Tingles (October 1990), album Blind Love (June 1991) and the single, "Don't Go Now" (April), which all reached No. 1 on the ARIA Charts during 1991. The band released two subsequent albums, however they did not match the earlier chart success. Ratcat ceased performing live regularly in the late 1990s, however they continue to perform sporadically. The Smiler was released in August 1995 but did not chart.
01 May You Ever
03 The Angel
04 All This Talk
"Live Without It" is a song by Killing Heidi, released as the third single from their debut album Reflector. "Live Without It" reached #5 on the Australian Charts and #28 in New Zealand.
01 Live Without It
02 Teen Angst Unrequited Love Song (Raw mix)
03 Pins and Needles (Raw mix)
"Weir" is the first single by Australian band Killing Heidi. The song became a teen anthem in Australia in the year of its release, and remains the band's best-known single.
01 Weir (Radio mix)
02 Astral Boy (Acoustic mix)
"Outside of Me" is the sixth single by Australian band Killing Heidi. It is the second and final single released from their second album Present. The single was available in 2 parts, with the same track listing, only slightly different artwork. "Outside of Me" charted at #12 on the ARIA CHARTS.
01 Outside of Me
"I Am" is a rock song written by Ella Hooper, Jesse Hooper, Warren Jenkin and Adam Pedretti, and produced by John Travis for Killing Heidi's third album Killing Heidi (2004). The song was written in Los Angeles after "a couple of gross guys wolf-whistled" at the lead singer, Hooper, while she was walking down the street. It became the band's fifth top twenty single in Australia, peaking at number sixteen and also was featured on the Australia/New Zealand soundtrack of the 2004 film Spider-Man 2.
01 I Am
02 Fresh Air
03 I Am (Lukas Burton remix)
"Heavensent" is the first single released from ARIA Award-winning band Killing Heidi's second album Present. The single made it to #28 on the Australian Charts.
01 Heavensent (radio mix)
02 Heavensent (Psy Harmonics remix - radio edit)
03 Up & Down (Live in Violet Town)
04 What You Say I'll Do (Live in Violet Town)
05 Nutha F..ken Love Song (Live in Violet Town)
06 Heavensent (Psy Harmonics remix - full version)
Saturday, 14 April 2018
Twitch is an EP, and the first official release, by Australian alternative rock band Jebediah. It was released on 5 August 1996 by record label Murmur.
In January 1996 Jebediah were selected to play the local leg of the Summersault festival, run by promoter Steve Pavlovic, which featured Beastie Boys, Foo Fighters, Sonic Youth, Beck, Pavement and Rancid. In March that year they recorded five songs with Chris Dickie – an English sound engineer who had worked with The Pogues, Morrissey and Depeche Mode before moving to Australia in 1994 – at the Poons Head Studios in Western Australia. These were the first songs that the band had ever recorded.
01 Mister Masonic
02 Ferris Wheel
04 Superhero 6½
Friday, 6 April 2018
"Tomorrow" is a song by Australian rock band Silverchair which was released on 16 September 1994 on their debut extended play album, also titled Tomorrow. The song also appeared on the band's first full-length album, Frogstomp (27 March 1995). It won the 1995 ARIA Music Award for Single of the Year and Highest Selling Single.
"Tomorrow" became a breakthrough hit for Silverchair when it reached number one on the ARIA Singles Chart in October and remained at the top position for six weeks. In the United States a re-recorded version was issued in the following year and also peaked at number one on both the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks and the Album Rock Tracks charts; it made No. 28 on the Billboard Hot 100 Airplay chart. In the United Kingdom, the song made No. 59 on the UK Singles Chart in September 1995. At the ARIA Music Awards of 1995, "Tomorrow" won three awards in the categories 'Single of the Year', 'Highest Selling Single' and 'Breakthrough Artist – Single'; they won two further awards for Frogstomp.
02 Acid Rain