Tagged With "Tim Finn"

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Digital Album Releases

OKAlrightAHuhOhYeah ·
I'm an American. I'm also a 20-something, so I no longer have CD players (i never thought the day would come). So I pretty much buy all my music digitally, now. I found Tim's debut, I found big canoe, the view, say it is so, imaginary kingdom, even a couple others. Any word/reason/other on why his s/t album hasn't been released digitally yet? That's the one i'm dying to obtain. But it seems to be the only one not on any digital music retailer. Makes me sad.
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aFINNity ·
The self titled album is available on Spotify and I imagine, other music streaming programs too.
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OKAlrightAHuhOhYeah ·
Wow. How did i not think of Spotify. I'm a GENIUS! >.< Thanks. I'll totally go look at that now. Man, i'm thick lol.
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Tim Finn - White Cloud

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Woodface: 30th Anniversary Box Set

Secret God (Stew) ·
How would you like to see Crowded House perform a Woodface 30th Anniversary tour in 2021 to promote a Woodface box set? For anyone interested, I wrote up the full details of my concept here , and even created some basic concept cover art for the box.
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The Pineapple Head ·
This looks great. I was skeptical at first but I think it would work. However some may feel short changed buying another Woodface after the Deluxe Edition.
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silent stream ·
Woodface is THIRTY years old? thanks for making me feel ancient. hess wouldve turned 60 a few weeks ago. boys were in their 20s and 30s when they were at their peak. come to think of it, so were we all great times.
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Secret God (Stew) ·
A fair point about buying another version of Woodface so soon after the reissue. But in this day and age of boxed sets being released for classic albums I think it's more than justified. It also would be half a decade later. Personally I would have liked these deluxe versions to be staggered for release at the 30th anniversary of each album. It would have created more of a sense of event for each one. And by 2021 a Woodface boxed set would have been a much easier sell. Having said that I'm...
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Chris Camfield ·
Anniversary tour yes, boxed set no.
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Rare Tim Finn Award up for auction

kazzajohnson ·
Tim Finn's personal Award that was issued to each band member by EMI Music Australia in August 1991. Received for obtaining Gold Status with the album 'Woodface' (for selling in excess of 55,000 units of the album).Dimensions: 80 X 60cm. This is signed by Tim. Tim has kindly donated this for our upcoming auction to support our dear friend who is battling with Motor Neuron Disease. Follow this link to view and bid: www.32auctions.com/springflingforhope and enter #031 Crowded House - Tim...
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Where to start?

The Pineapple Head ·
I'm slightly unsure where to start with Tim's solo work. I can't seem to find a general consensus of 'best' album/s. What do you guys think I should get first?
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c.houser ·
Before and After is early 90s Tim. There are a few trite moments and simple rhymes, but it covers a lot of good ground and includes "Persuasion", co-penned by Richard Thompson (middle 8 by Neil); one of his better singles imho. Say it is So was done with Wilco I understand, around 2000. It's got some grunge moments and has "Death of a Popular Song", which I still enjoy. I saw Tim on that tour and it was my first Finn show. I'm hardly an expert, and actually those are the only Tim I have. But...
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Above the Kitchen ·
Tim Finn and Before & After are good starting points for Tim’s discography.
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Kiwi ·
Agree, that’s a great album filled with a top mix of songs.
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mummakook ·
I agree with the others that Tim Finn is great, as is Before and After. Imaginary Kingdom is a strong album too. If you're not necessarily wanting to be completest to begin with, how about the anthology? While some of the songs are reworked (and CH/Enz), there's something of a selection across his solo albums save the most recent one (if memory serves), so that might give you a taste and help determine if there's an era that you like, since they're all quite different. Or, if you're a...
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Whysus ·
Completely agree with this. Tim’s albums are quite eclectic based on the era they were produced. I love many of the songs on Big Canoe but the production... well... is an acquired taste! I feel the same about Escapade. I would also either start at the beginning and make your way through them all or start with the Anthology and explore the albums based on the songs that most take your fancy.
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Byrds Talk to Me ·
Although I don't listen to TF albums anymore, the ones I played the most were Escapade, Tim Finn and Before & After. I found Say It Is So to be unlistenable.
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DECADE REVIEW: Favourite/Least Favourite Albums of the 2010s

The Pineapple Head ·
As it is EXTREMELY unlikely that we'll get another album in the 2010s let's look bck on this decade of Finn-ness. Here's a list of albums and major live events beyond tours of albums. Apologies if I've left anything out. What's everyone's highlights/lowlights. 2010 Intriguer 2011 The View is Worth the Climb, Pajama Club 2013 Goin' Your Way 2014 Dizzy Heights 2015 Finns at the Zoo, Auckland Town Hall Performance 2016 Farewell to the World 2016 2017 Out of Silence 2018 Lightsleeper 2019...
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Sugar Mouse ·
Out of Silence is my favorite Finn-related project of the decade, by far.
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Paināporo ·
Yes, yes, another decade of Finn music. Aren't we all so spoiled? 1. Favorite thing was absolutely Out of Silence. Every song is incredible and watching the recording process unfold was such a treat. I was excited when Neil collaborated with Victoria Kelly on "Song of the Lonely Mountain" and thought that song was terrific. Then I thought Dizzy Heights would be the album that fulfilled their promise as collaborators. But instead the strings got sort of lost in the albums production while it...
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Re: Rare Tim Finn Award up for auction

Frenz Webmistress Deb ·
Moved to the For Sale forum.
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kazzajohnson ·
Thank you! Can you recommend any other places to advertise this item? many thanks, Karen
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Frenz Webmistress Deb ·
On this forum, For Sale the only right spot to offer something for sale. Thanks.
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Complete List of Split Enz & Beyond Studio Releases

Secret God (Stew) ·
Below is a generated folder list of every available Enz-related studio album/EP/project I can think of. I own a physical CD copy of everything listed (with the exception of a few that are digital only), and everything in these folders are lossless FLAC files (all tagged properly, with cover art). However, I am missing the bold/italic releases. So I guess my question is, aside from the bold/italic releases, am I missing anything obvious? Also, has anyone managed to find themselves copies of...
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slowpogo ·
This surprised me so I tried to look into it...the drummer on Say It Is So is Ken Coomer, Wilco's first (but not current) drummer. That was the only Wilco connection I could find.
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Ella ·
Before & After is definitely a great album. My personal favourite Tim record is his self-titled album. Very underrated and deserved a lot more attention than it got at the time. Not Even Close is a beautiful song.
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Paināporo ·
Feeding the Gods is one of my favorite albums of all time. But you have to prepared to rock out because it's a very energetic romp. After that, Say It Is So is my next favorite. Those two albums make a great one-two punch from the early aughts.
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Thom Bullock ·
FTG is one of those “under different circumstances this would have been a big hit” albums, I think. And for all the great TF tracks on it, I still think Incognito is probably the highlight.
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Above the Kitchen ·
At this time, I would reach for these records in order 1) Pajama Club - it feels alive and inspired; groove enters Neil’s writing with perfect collaboration 2) Out of Silence - deep, dark and topical. You can tell that the events of our time have hung heavily in Neil’s eyes and he expressed them with fragility and nuance. 3) The View .... - songs and production are tied beautifully; there’s a little bit of sameness that makes me forgetful of its beauty. I would not say worst, but these...
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Cradle2Grave ·
Hard to find a decisive winner from Intriguer, Dizzy Heights and Out of Silence. I think the quality of songwriting was comparable on all three. Of course, each album is distinguished by a very different sound. Intriguer with a more conventional 'band' sound you can expect from CH. Dizzy Heights with slick, if occasionally over-polished production. Out of Silence with the choir, Infinity Orchestra and Victoria Kelly. I'd put Lightsleeper behind the above three albums. To be honest, I've...
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Lance LaSalle ·
1. Intriguer. 2. Our of Silence. 3. Light sleeper. I haven’t listened to View Is Worth the Climb much yet.
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Rank every band/project/solo work

The Pineapple Head ·
Here's a fun game. Let's rank every band/project done with the Finn Bros and solo work. To jog our memory here's a list of all the projects in the form of my ranking (by my count). I'm also separating Crowded House/Split Enz into two "eras". 1) Crowded House v.1 (1985-1996) 2) Finn Brothers 3) Neil Finn Solo Work 4) Tim Finn Solo Work 5) Crowded House v.2 (2007-2011/2016) 6) Split Enz v.1 (Judd Era) 7) Pajama Club 8) 7 Worlds Collide 9) Split Enz v.2 (Non Judd Era) 10) The Mullanes If I've...
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Secret God (Stew) ·
So do we rank these individual bands / artists / projects out of 10 based on their entire output? As for other projects, I would include the likes of Citizen Band, The Swingers, Phil Judd, Schnell Fenster, The Makers, Enzso, ALT, Neil & Liam Finn, etc. Unless this is specifically about the Finn Brothers, in which case some of those might not count.
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The Pineapple Head ·
Feel free to add any others. I was doing it fron favourite to least favourite based on their output.
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Whysus ·
Hmmm... this is quite difficult to rank one off projects against a body of work but I’ll give it a whirl... This is just based on my personal preference. I guess the way I have thought about it is who/what I would most like to see (while in their prime) or be most excited to see a new album from as opposed to rating against their full recorded output. 1 Split Enz v1 2 Split Enz v2 3 Crowded House v1 4 ALT 5 Finn Family* 6 Finn Brothers 7 Neil Finn and Paul Kelly 8 7 Worlds Collide 9 Crowded...
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Steve Shealy ·
Wow, what a fantastic list! Very handy for reference! I have cd copies of Luton and Enzso 2.
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Secret God (Stew) ·
Glad someone can get something out of it! Lucky for me I only have to refer to my hard drive folders Looks like Neil & Liam's album might be the next addition to the discography.
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_Michiel_ ·
Thanks for this list; indeed very useful for reference. I miss Tim's Rarities, Demos, Live Performances Vol. I on your list. Not sure if you didn't list it because it self-released, but just wanted to let you know.
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Secret God (Stew) ·
Glad the list helps. The reason the album you mentioned wasn't included is because it's clearly a compilation �� Might start up another topic with all my compilations if anyone is interested though.
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Spencer Goode ·
Nice list! I would add Phil Manzanera's K-Scope which like Southern Cross featured Tim on lead vocals for a few tracks. Other Enzers were also involved. Mark Hart was a member of Supertramp for a few albums before and after Crowded House. Neil was featured prominently on several Dave Dobbyn albums including as producer and co-songwriter on Twist. Phil contributed music to a movie called Amy in 1997 but I don't know if the soundtrack was officially released.
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Secret God (Stew) ·
Cheers Spencer. Have since got myself a copy of K-Scope . Not sure I'd consider albums Neil has 'produced' as part of my canon, even if he did happen to co-write a song or two. I know Mark Hart has played with Supertramp a fair bit, even singing lead vocals on some of Roger Hodgson's songs, but has he played on any of their studio albums or sung on any studio recordings? I mean if we're including Supertramp where do we draw the line? Yeah hard to include some of Phil Judd's soundtrack work...
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Whysus ·
Hey Stew - have you considered the two Citizen Band albums (Citizen Band 1978, and Just Drive Thru Town 1979)? I’m guessing that they aren’t there because they were never released on CD, and Rust In My Car (which is on CD) isn’t there because it’s a compilation?
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Sugar Mouse ·
Wow ... what a list.
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Zuf ·
Not sure if you want to add Nigel's - Sleeper and Tim and Anna Paquin's - The Magnificent Nose. Just had a quick look back and you don't have either LLT EPs. Although I think they had live tracks on them.
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