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#26 Super Cat

Posted 10 April 2012 - 09:44 PM

Thank you thank you everyone! I reckon I have enough to fill a couple of CD's now. Any more suggestions most welcome though!
I was going to put in some Olivia Newton-John, Kasey Chambers, Bernard Fanning, Pete Murray and Missy Higgins as well.
Wow we've got some awesome music talent in this country.

#27 Feraldadathome

Posted 11 April 2012 - 09:18 AM

QUOTE (vanessa71 @ 10/04/2012, 04:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My favourite Australian bands are:

Hoodoo Gurus
The Triffids
The Go-Betweens
Paul Kelly & The Coloured Girls (the album Post in particular)
Painters & Dockers
Hunters & Collectors

There, fixed that for you Vanessa original.gif

#28 vanessa71

Posted 11 April 2012 - 09:21 AM

I am sure that double vinyl album I have downstairs is called Gossip.  wink.gif

#29 Feraldadathome

Posted 11 April 2012 - 09:29 AM

QUOTE (vanessa71 @ 11/04/2012, 09:21 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I am sure that double vinyl album I have downstairs is called Gossip.  wink.gif

Yeah, but you bought it because Post wasn't in stock and were (for some reason) happy with the overblown cover versions of its songs on the double album. It did add Randwick Bells and The Execution, however, so is not a total loss.... original.gif

#30 strawberrycakes

Posted 11 April 2012 - 09:33 AM

Jen Buxton is currently my favourite artist.

#31 niggles

Posted 11 April 2012 - 09:38 AM

The first song that comes to mind is the soothing tones of Tex Perkins singing Days Like These.

#32 Melissa4444

Posted 14 April 2012 - 05:36 PM

There are soooo many I would want to add.  I think I'd make up a set of CDs rather than one.


Going through my collection, so there may be a LOT.  This is fun. original.gif


1 - Older music, not really 'Rock' though. The original What about Me(don't be playing any of that other crap..); Some LRB - Help is on it's way or Reminiscing?Hey Little Girl (Joel says Great Southern Land. I'm not putting out now) - Icehouse; Never tear us apart - INXS, Men at Work - Land Down Under; Little Ray of Sunshine - Axion (I'm biased. It was 'my song'). April Sun in Cuba - Dragon? Anything by Split Enz (Message to my Girl) or Crowded House (I"m claiming them. Back off Kiwis. biggrin.gif) Better be home soon, Fall at your Feet, Don't Dream it's over; The Voice John Farhnam (I know. It's cheesy, but it'd be hard to leave it out); Much as I hate it, it makes me nostalgic - True Blue - John Williamson; Come said the boy -Mondo Rock; I still call Australia Home - Peter Allen or Tenterfield Saddler (makes me cry) Redgum - He was only 19 Daddy Cool - Eagle RockBlackfeather, Boppin the blues Reckless - Australian Crawl; Girls on the Avenue-Richard Clapton 1927 - Compulsary Hero or If I could

2. Older Rock.  I love Cold Chisel. But I was never a fan of Khe San.  I'd be going with Flame Trees and/or When the War is over (my favourite). Thunderstruck; Evie-Stevie Wright; Throw your arms around me(Joel likes Holy Grail best) -Hunters and Collecters; Something by Midnight Oil - Beds are burning or Power and the Passion (who I despise); The Angels -    Screaming Jets - BetterChoirboys- Run to Paradise; Living in the 70s - Skyhooks; Noiseworks - No Lies

3 More recent Rock - Jet (I love put your money where your mouth is and Are you gonna be my girlMy Happiness - Powderfinger; Unguarded - The Church; Silverchair- Tomorrow  Hoodoo Gurus - What's my Scene or Miss Freelove 69 biggrin.gif ; The Cruel Sea - The Honeymoon is Over;Onion Skin - Boom Crash Opera; Eskimo Joe- Black Fingernails, Red Wine or Sarah  Wolfmother - The Joker and the Thief Garbage - Cherry Lips
Grinspoon - Chemical Heart
Some more 'poppy'

Pete Murray - Better Days; Natalie Imbruglia - Torn, I touch Myself -Divinyls (erm. Maybe not for a baby?) Paul Kelly - To Her Door (though I prefer Before Too Long - doesn't make me cry) or Dumb Things.The Whitlams - No Aphrodisiac; Killing Heidi-Mascara; Taxiride - Everywhere you go or Creeping up Slowly; Bachelor Girl - Buses and Trains; Vanessa Amerosi - Shine; George - (I love Katie Noonan) - Breathe in Now Missy Higgins - The Sound of White or Scar Bernard Fanning - Wish you Well ; Angus and Julia Stone - Big Jet Plane?Kate Miller-Heidke- Caught in a crowd or Last Day on Earth

Other people will be better at modern. I'm way behind on that.

#33 Electro

Posted 14 April 2012 - 05:51 PM

The Waifs original.gif

#34 Melissa4444

Posted 14 April 2012 - 06:20 PM

I have no idea what happened to that formatting there. Sorry.

I had song names in italics so you could pick them out easily. What a mess! blush.gif

#35 Feralina

Posted 14 April 2012 - 07:17 PM

I put together a CD of 'quintessential Aussie songs' for my students (I teach ESL) to take home when they leave. The songs on it are:

Paul Kelly - Leaps & Bounds (mostly because of its Melbourne references)
INXS - Need You Tonight
The Church - Under the Milky Way
Icehouse - Great Southern Land
Goanna - Solid Rock
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu - Bapa (so so so so beautiful)
Redgum - I Was Only 19
Cold Chisel - Flame Trees (Khe Sanh has just been ruined for me)
Nick Cave - Ship Song
ACDC - Back in Black
Hunters & Collectors - Holy Grail (has almost been ruined for me, but I still love it!)
Kylie Minogue - Confide In Me
Nick & Kylie - Where the Wild Roses Grow
Dan Sultan - Old Fitzroy
The Waifs - Fisherman's Daughter
Gotye - Heart's A Mess
Siverchair - Straight Lines
The Temper trap - Sweet Disposition
Hilltop Hoods - Nosebleed Section
1200 Techniques - Karma
Angus & Julia Stone - Big Jet Plane
Butterfly Effect - Beautiful Mine
Yothu Yindi - Treaty
Lior - This Old Love
You Am I - Berlin Chair

Edited by strawberrymojo, 14 April 2012 - 07:18 PM.


#36 ~Alchemy~

Posted 14 April 2012 - 07:24 PM

Don't forget to add the wiggles for his early years wink.gif

#37 ~Alchemy~

Posted 14 April 2012 - 07:25 PM

Oh and the waifs Bridal Train. Tells the story of a yank and his Aussie bride

#38 K-nut's Mummy

Posted 14 April 2012 - 08:13 PM

The Cat Empire. Best live band. No exceptions.

#39 mez70

Posted 14 April 2012 - 08:15 PM

Yeah you def need a kids CD
Wiggles, and nothing beats Peter Coombe and Wash you face in Orange Juice, and Spaghetti Bolagnase and some good old Playschool songs


#40 Kiki M

Posted 14 April 2012 - 08:23 PM

Most of my faves have been mentioned, so I'll just add Kisschasy - Opinions won't keep you warm at night.

#41 Studybug

Posted 14 April 2012 - 08:30 PM

wink.gif mez70 was just about to suggest Peter Coombs for when he's little.

Nick Cave - Into my arms (lullaby music)

Powderfinger - The Internationalist album (I like Hindley St)

Gotye - any!

Augie March - Asleep in Perfection (my two yr old seems to like it)

Silverchair - Neon Ballroom (good for when he's an early teen wink.gif )

Hilltop Hoods - Nosebleed section (my young nephew loved it)

Pendulum - Hold Your Colour (the song and/or album)

That's it for now biggrin.gif

eta: Xavier Rudd too

Edited by Studybug, 14 April 2012 - 08:32 PM.


#42 bubblebear

Posted 14 April 2012 - 08:43 PM

Hoodoo Gurus - 1000 Miles Away




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