Solomans Ball

An early release from Kiwi folk-legend anti-hero Bill Direen.

Discography (picks in bold)

  • Solomans Ball EP [1982 Prototype Publications Pr1070]

See-Also

Above Ground

Biography

One of Bill Direen‘s many groups from the early 1980’s, with a young Maryrose Crook (of the Renderers) on Bass, Stu Page (The Axemen) on Drums and Bill’s partner Carol on Keyboards.

Members

  • Bill Direen (Vocals/Guitar, 1983)
  • Stu Page (Drums/Vocals, 1983)
  • Carol Direen¬†(Keyboards, 1983)
  • Maryrose Crook (Bass, 1983)

Discography

  • Gone Aiwa [1983 Prototype Publications¬†Pp013]
  • Above Ground [1983 Independently Released]

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Breathe

Biography

Wellington pop band, originally formed as a high school band.

The group produced two albums, ‘Pop Life’ (1997), and the somewhat lesser ‘Don’t Stop The Revolution’ (2000).

Now distancing themselves from Breathe, 3 of the ex-members have reformed under the name Dead End Beat.

Members

  • Andrew Tilby (Vocals/Guitar, 1995 – 2000)
  • Pet Johnson (Bass,¬†1995 – 2000)
  • Richard Small (Guitar/Vocals, 1995 – 2000)
  • Steve Gallagher (Keyboards, 1995 – 2000)
  • Guy Fisher (Drums, 1995 – 2000)

Discography

  • Dive Tower 7″ Lathe-Cut (Self-Released)
  • Things Like These EP (1995, Prototype Publications, PP1001)
  • Smiley Hands EP (1996, Wildside)
  • Pop Life (1998, Felix Records, 74321 571462)
  • Don’t Stop The Revolution (2000, Columbia, 498447.2)

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