Archive for August, 2008

The Whitlams – Fall For You

Monday, August 25th, 2008

The Whitlams are an Australian band, best known for their songs No Aphrodisiac and Blow Up the Pokies, You Sound Like Louis Burdett and I Make Hamburgers. The Whitlams sound can best be described as piano rock founded in lyrics of charming cynicism. The band’s name is a tribute to former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam. Early in their career, they performed a small number of shows under the pseudonym The Moody Jews.

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Billy Field – Bad Habits

Monday, August 18th, 2008

Billy Field is an Australian singer and songwriter, best known for his 1981 hit Bad Habits. Another single, You Weren’t in Love with Me, reached the number one position on the Australian record chart. His two main albums include Bad Habits which was released in 1982, and the Best of Billy Field: You Weren’t in Love with Me released in 2005. Field was born and raised in the small Riverina town of Urana New South Wales.

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Diana Anaid – Don’t Believe in Love

Monday, August 11th, 2008

Diana Anaid or Diana Ah Naid is an Australian singer-songwriter, whose real name is Diana Gosper. She released her first album, Diana Ah Naid at the age of 19. Her follow-up album, I don’t think I’m pregnant, was released in 1999, with the singles Love Song for a Girl, Don’t Believe in Love, and Perfect Family. In 2007, she also released a single entitled Cheatin’ on Me and is also the first single to be released from her own record label, Forola Records.

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The Screaming Jets – Better

Monday, August 4th, 2008

The Screaming Jets is a hard rock band from Newcastle, Australia that was formed by singer Dave Gleeson, bass player Paul Woseen and guitarist Grant Walmsley in 1989. Along with second guitarist Richard Lara and drummer Brad Heaney, the Screaming Jets won a national Battle of the Bands contest run by the youth broadcaster Triple J and a resultant EP, The Scorching Adventures of the Screaming Jets scored an ARIA Award nomination.

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