Yellow Eye

Small Dunedin based label that put out the excellent 3-disc ‘But I can Write Songs Okay..’ anthology of Dunedin music, dating back to the late 50s. Formed by Simon Vare and Steve Cournane to release Dunedin Pop and Jazz, they christened the label with the release of the out of the Yellow-Eye 4-band compilation, which featured Vare and Cournane’s skiffle outfit The Weetbix Boys.

Compilation Discography

Picks In Bold


  • Out Of The Yellow-Eye [1991 Eye001]

  • But I Can Write Songs Okay.. Triple-Cd Compilation [1997 Eye005-007]


Contact Details

  • Yellow-Eye Music [Official Website]

  • Simon Vare [Label Head / Email Contact]

  • Yellow Eye Music

  • Po Box 6173

  • Dunedin North

  • New Zealand [Postal Address]