Thursday, 25 February 2016

C0ncrete Bl0nde - 1992 - Gh0st of a Tex@s Ladies' M@n

Concrete Blonde is an alternative rock band based in the United States. They were active from 1982 to 1995, from 2001 to 2004, and then reunited in 2010 and have been active since. They are best known for their 1990 album Bloodletting, their top 20 single "Joey", and Johnette Napolitano's distinctive vocal style.

Ghost of a Texas Ladies Man" was released in 1992 and charted at #2 on the US Mod Rock charts it also reached #31 on the Australian charts.


1 Ghost Of A Texas Ladies' Man 
2 Bloodletting (The Vampire Song) (Extended Version) 
3 Everybody Knows 
4 The Ship Song

Bl@ck Eyed Pe@s - 2009 - 1 Gott@ Feel!ng

"I Gotta Feeling" is the second single from The Black Eyed Peas' fifth album The E.N.D., produced by the French DJ David Guetta. The song was released on June 23, 2009 and debuted at number two on the Canadian and Billboard Hot 100 on the week of June 27, 2009, behind the group's "Boom Boom Pow", making the group one of 11 artists who have occupied the top two positions of the Billboard Hot 100 at the same time. The song later reached number one on the US charts and 20 charts worldwide.


1."I Gotta Feeling" (Radio Edit)
2."Boom Boom Guetta" (David Guetta's Electro Hop Remix) 
3."I Gotta Feeling" (Instrumental Version)

M!dn!ght 0il - 1993 - Truga!nini

"Truganini" is a song by Australian rock band Midnight Oil, from their album Earth and Sun and Moon. It was inspired by Truganini, a Tasmanian Aborigine.

The single's liner notes included the claim that Truganini was the "sole surviving Tasmanian Aborigine" when she died. This sparked protest by some of the 7,000 people who identify as Tasmanian Aboriginal. Lead singer, Peter Garrett issued an apology.


1. "Truganini"   
2. "Bushfire"   

Paul McDermott Featuring Fiona Horne - 1998 - Shut Up Kiss Me

Paul McDermott (born 13 May 1962) is an Australian comedian, actor, writer, director, singer, artist and television host. As a comedian, he is best known both for Good News Week and for his role as a member of the musical comedy group the Doug Anthony All Stars, which disbanded in 1994 but reformed in 2014.Fiona Horne (born 1966 in Sydney) is an Australian singer, rock musician, radio and television personality, actress and author. She was the singer in Australian band Def FX and has published numerous books on witchcraft.

He would regularly sing on Good News Weekend, including some of his own original songs. In one episode, McDermott performed the self-penned "Shut Up/Kiss Me" as a duet with Fiona Horne. It was met with such a warm reception from viewers that it was eventually released as a single.


1 Shut Up / Kiss Me
2 Happiness   
3 Kiss Me (Demondogdub)

Killing Time - 1991 - Dream Alone

  Killing Time formed in 1989. Killing Time included Nina Grant on bass guitar and vocals, Chris Paine on guitar, and Adam Pringle on lead vocals. In February 1991 they issued an extended play, Ruby's Mind, which reached the Top 100 on the ARIA Singles Chart. Their Dream Alone (March 1992) extended play, peaked in the Top 30. Killing Time supported national tours by Jane's Addiction, Mudhoney, Scatterbrain and Baby Animals. In August 1992 Killing Time changed their name to Mantissa and followed with their debut album, Mossy God.


1 Mystery Line 
2 Dream Alone
3 Next State Of Mind
4 I Shall Be Released

Mach Pelican - 1998 - Blue Sky

Mach Pelican were a punk rock band formed in Perth, Australia in 1996. In 1998, they relocated to Melbourne, Australia. They announced their farewell tour in July 2007, and played their final show in Tokyo, Japan on 17 September 2007. The band was formed by three Japanese students who were studying English in Perth in 1996. After touring extensively, Mach Pelican moved to Melbourne in 1998.

1. Blue Sky
2. My Sweet Ramona
3. Dance In Chicago
4. Sharara
5. City Beach

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Ghostwriters - 1991 - Ghostwriters

 Ghostwriters (aka Rob Hirst & the Ghostwriters and sometimes referred to as Ghosties by fans) are an Australian rock band formed in Sydney in 1990, principally involving Midnight Oil drummer Rob Hirst and Hoodoo Gurus bassist Richard Grossman. Their highest charting single was "Someone's Singing New York New York" (1991) written by Hirst, it reached No. 29 on the ARIA Australian Singles Chart.


1. Someone's Singing New York New York
2. It Doesn't Take A House To Fall On Me

Sunday, 7 February 2016

Master's Apprentices with Hoodoo Gurus - 1995 - Turn Up Your Radio

The Hoodoo Gurus are another great Australian band influenced by the Masters. The single manages to capture the raw energy of the original with everybody having a good time in the studio. Recorded to celebrate the Masters 30th anniversary in 1995. Has two mixes of the new recording plus the original.


1. Turn Up Your Radio ('95)
2. Turn Up Your Radio ('95) Cake Mix
3. Turn Up Your Radio ('70) Original

Monday, 1 February 2016

Seven Stories - 1993 - Prince of Hollywood

Seven Stories was an Australian rock group formed in Adelaide, initially as Tall Stories, in 1986. The band was nominated as 'Best New Talent' at the 1991 Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) Awards and signed to Sony (then CBS Records), but disbanded in 1994 after its second full-length album release, Everything You Want (Nothing That You Need).


Prince of Hollywood (single edit version)
Right on Time
Know Your Enemy
Your Time (Accidental Feedback Mix)
Prince of Hollywood (full version)

Guy Sebastian - 2003 - Angels Brought Me Here

 "Angels Brought Me Here" (aka "Faith Has Brought Me Here") is a pop song performed by Australian singer Guy Sebastian. It was released in Australia on 24 November 2003 as the lead single from his debut album Just as I Am (2003).

"Angels Brought Me Here" peaked at number-one on the ARIA Singles Chart. It was the first of 12 top ten and six number-one singles for Sebastian in Australia. "Angels Brought Me Here"'s first week sales were at the time the highest one week's sales on record for both an Australian artist and a debut artist. It currently still has the second highest one week sales for an Australian artist single. The song was certified as four times platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) and sold in excess of 303,000 units. In January 2010 "Angels Brought Me Here" was announced as the highest selling single of the decade (2000–2009). Until 2011 the song held the record as the highest selling Australian artist single in Australian chart history. "Angels Brought Me Here" was also popular in New Zealand, topping the RIANZ Singles Chart and achieving platinum certification.


1 Angels Brought Me Here 
2 When I Get You Alone

Screaming Jets - 1992 - Living In England

The Screaming Jets are an Australian hard rock band formed in Newcastle, Australia in 1989. Living in England EP is an EP by the Australian band The Screaming Jets. The only single that was taken off this release was Living In England (AUS#19-July 92).


2."Meet Anybody" 
3."Living in England"
4."Folsom Prison Blues" 
5."Ain't No Fun (Waiting Round to Be a Millionaire)" 

Scandel'Us - 2001 - Me, Myself & I

"Me, Myself & I" is a song by pop group Scandal'us. It was released as the debut single from their album Startin' Somethin' and reached number one on the ARIA Charts in Australia in 2001, staying there for three weeks.


2."Me, Myself And I" (RnB Mix)
3."Me, Myself And I" (Mayday vs. Cadell - High Energy Mix)
4."Me, Myself And I" (Karaoke Mix) 

Savage Garden - 1999 - I Knew I Loved You

"I Knew I Loved You" is a song by Australian pop duo Savage Garden, released as the second single from their second studio album, Affirmation. The song went straight to number one on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the band's second number one in the United States after "Truly Madly Deeply". After its third week at number one, the single was knocked off by Mariah Carey's "Thank God I Found You" featuring Joe and 98 Degrees. It later returned to the top again the following week for its fourth and final week at the top.

It was the last song by an Australian artist to reach the top of the Billboard Hot 100 for over 12 years until Gotye peaked at number one with his single "Somebody That I Used to Know" (featuring Kimbra) in 2012.


1 I Knew I Loved You (Album Version) 
2 I Knew I Loved You (Acoustic Version)

Pretty Violet Stain -1998 - If The Money's Right

Pretty Violet Stain (1996-2001)  The Brisbane-based 3-piece released a self-funded EP 'Blush', and soon signed a deal with major label Warner. The track "She Keeps Souvenirs" from their 'If The Money's Right' EP became a Triple J anthem, seeing their popularity rise through appearances at such festivals as Homebake. Following their split in 2001, frontman Shane Nicholson started a solo career and soon after married country music superstar Kasey Chambers.


1 She Keeps Souvenirs   
2 Where I Come From   
3 If the Money's Right   
4 Tastes Like A Lemon    
5 Your Latest Drama