Split enz had ten albums including seven studio albums reach the top ten of. Spellbound ahmed abdulmalik album, released in 1964. They achieved chart success in new zealand, australia, and canada during the early 1980s. The career of new zealands pop band split enz is recounted from their formation by mike chunn, phil judd and tim finn at auckland university in 1971 to their demise in 1984, when neil finn walked away. Pages and dust cover are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. Notable for their biggest hit i got you this is widely recognised as split enzs best album, but it still suffers from the same problem as all their albums the highs are very good but the lows are so much worse that there is no point in buying any of their individual albums if you have a compilation such as the 39track spellbound. Chances are, its not that far to go chances are, theres not that much to know when youre spellbou. Not all of the bands best known songs are favourites and there are a few of my favourites not included on this set. The best of split enz in 1987 featuring 11 of their releases. Split enz at the nambassa festival, new zealand, january 1979 true colours tour, commodore ballroom.
It was founded in 1973 by tim finn and phil judd, and had a variety of other members during its existence. Yesterday i played through spellbound one of several enz comps on the market. Formed in 1972although many of the band members had known each other for even longerthe group was started by tim finn and phil judd and were, at first, an all acoustic ensemble. Split ends at ngaruawahia, january 1973 mike howard, phil judd. In 1980 split enz put new zealand music firmly on the international scene. Buy spellbound the very best of split enz online at low.
Listen to spellbound split enz online music streaming. Spellbound compilation by split enz released in 1997. Spellbound is a music boxsetcompilation recording by split enz crossover progprogressive rock released in 1997 on cd, lp vinyl andor. See also spellbound, a 1993 documentary about split enz narrated by sam neill. The album cover was painted by band member phil judd. Stream adfree or purchase cds and mp3s now on amazon. Spellbound is an australianonly twodisc collection that offers 39 of split enzs biggest hits and bestknown favorites. Mental notes is the 1975 debut album by new zealand art rock band split enz. Although back home in new zealandand australiasplit enz are yuge, and agreed upon by all as the seminal kiwi pop act, everywhere else theyd be considered a cult band.
Spellbound is also the exclusive distributor of letterland. Anniversary split enz album news newspapers books scholar jstor april 2019 learn how and. Split enz spellbound the very best of split enz 2 cd 1997 ape. Split enz spellbound tv movie 1993 plot summary imdb. In his book, mike chunn recalls that we walked off stage completely liberated. Split enz part one the seventies story audioculture. Fans of the 80s rock bands split enz and crowded house are mourning the death of the drummer paul hester, who has committed suicide after a long battle with depression. Mental notes is completely noncommercial art rock filled with ambitious arrangements and slightly disturbing themes courtesy of the phil judd and tim finn songwriting partnership. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed april 2019 learn how and when to remove this template message. History never repeats 30th anniversary edition cd by split enz cd. Australian exclusive compilation featuring 40 of their greatest hits remastered by the bands original keyboard player, eddie rayner. Spellbound, very often subtitled on the cover as the very best of split enz, is a 1997 compilation album by new zealand rock band split enz.
Studio album 9 compilation 3 live 1 the beginning of the enz. Crowded house star found dead world news the guardian. In the 2002 queens birthday honours, chunn was appointed an officer of the new zealand order of merit for services to music. Creepy and strange and ludicrous and wonderful, it was camp pantomime and. Split enz box set enz to enz steve hoffman music forums. There is no shortage of enz collections on the market, and this is the best to date. Tracking is not available for orders shipped outside of the united states. Split enz were a new zealand rock band that was popular during the late 1970s and early 1980s. The major players talk freely about good times and bad art rock, the wayward genius of judd including a rare interview, noel. They sound as good as ever and played only tracks featured on this compilation because in essence this. The first proper split enz album features the band at its eccentric best. Split enz had eight songs listed in the apra top 100 new zealand songs of all time, more than. Split enz were one of the most prolific oznz acts of the 70s and 80s and still pack in crowds when they get together for special events such as the recent bushfire appeal concert.
Their musical style was eclectic and original, incorporating influences from art rock. All of the tracks have been remastered, and as an incentive to collectors, the rare luton version of semidetached and a drastically remixed version of stuff and nonsense have been added. The band used the money to book a small studio in luton, england, and over five. They said you were bright had stars in your eyes they said you were bright had all the ideas in your head under the wheel for all those years under the wheel. Split enz record shop for sell split enz and split enz music memorabilia. A mumbai based bookstore specializing in childrens books, activity books and thinking skills books. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Split enz had eight songs listed in the apra top 100 new zealand songs of all time, more than any other band. Our entire range of more than 5000 products is specially imported from uk and us. Download split enz mp3 songs and albums music downloads. Split enz spellbound sam neill narrates this documentary plotting the career of one of aotearoas most successful bands. Split enz spellbound 1997, smea, red and green artwork. Our specialty is interactive fun and learn educational books for kids from birth to young adults. Quotes split enz spellbound television nz on screen.818 998 1028 150 1578 572 1455 151 459 661 1388 1512 1161 334 1101 254 449 529 740 1610 1375 888 1048 857 780 769 1047 154 1387 302 1386 313 977 1489 820