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Re: Starstruck

gryphon ·
"Starstruck" was a Summer hit here, in the same way that "Puberty Blues" became a hit. .. but "Puberty Blues " went a bit deeper into the "troubles of youth" *grin*....."Starstruck" was more glitz. They probably both made their money back... The album did chart, and Jo Kennedy hosted Countdown (music TV show)....the cameo by The Swingers is one of the few good bits in the movie... The Swingers themselves, one hit wonders here, Mushroom tried to get "Aint what you Dance.." off the ground,...
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Re: Private Lives album

John ·
I like it too but to my ears it's definitely disjointed. I prefer side one to side two. Here's an interview from Australian mag RAM promoting the album. RAM, December 9, 1983 Invasion of Privacy Phil Judd has become something of a recluse since his Split Enz and Swinger days. Greg Taylor tracks him down and finds that making solo albums is just as traumatic as group efforts. “Once upon a time it was Hastings, New Zealand, a medium sized town surrounded by orchards and hops and tobacco...
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Re: Phil is killing my wallet

Greg 2 ·
Does that Swinger EP have anything on it that's not included on the Private Lives CD? You did well at eBay
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Re: Ben Folds....

Spence ·
I've got a feeling the dressing gown and oven mitts pic was on the US 'The Swinger' EP.
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Re: Ben Folds....

Finnbo ·
I've got a feeling the dressing gown and oven mitts pic was on the US 'The Swinger' EP. Oh ****, right, it's going straight back to Whammo records then. (And I should say.... For all your Frenz needs click here! :0) ) Looks like Phil had a bad attack of poison ivy(or maybe something else down under)....and this was the remedy for scratching too much....I'm imagining his Mum was just about to add a shed load of brown tape to the top of those mitts
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Re: New band ASTRO- a Neil Finn, Crowded House Clone?

Tiawamutu ·
Listen to 'New York' and 'Mood Swinger' and you'll see how similar a voice he has
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Re: Luton Reviews/Discussion here

Watney Sideburns ·
I am coming late to this party, having only just received my copy of the Rootin Tootin Luton Tapes (the 15-track edition, that is). But I'm thrilled and surprised to discover how good the album is. I was always much more partial to Split Enz's pre-True Colours output; still, I'd assumed the phantom Luton tapes would be little more than a drunken lo-fi mess by a band at its lowest ebb. It's great to be proven wrong. I think this is as good as anything they did in the harlequin-suit and...
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Re: Sinatra

double-H ·
That's a hard question Mr. Sadly, since I love all three. I can tell you about some favorite tracks though... On Come Fly With Me , On the Road to Mandalay is the real swinger with bouncy deep drum notes. On Swingin' Affair , Lonesome Road has a gorgeous bassline, starts off quiet and builds to such a funky crescendo, it's exceptional! On Songs For Swingin' Lovers , I've Got You Under My Skin is the classic -- the bridge is as emotional as a Neil Finn bridge "Don't you know little fool, you...
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Re: sound of trees...

Aka o Miru ·
I've always preferred Sound of Trees to "OK, Alright..." They're both standout bits of Phil's work, but Sound just hangs together better I think - not a duff track on it, and for a while it even edged out CH's stuff as my favourite post-Enz album. Private Lives I've never been able to track down, so good luck finding a copy Peedenmark7. I saw one copy on eBay a few months back, but bidding went too high for me. Vinyl copies of the Swinger seem to crop up regularly tho' if you've got a...
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Re: LOOKwhatIfound

Greg 2 ·
That Swinger EP? Are all the tracks to be found on the Private Lives CD?
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Re: If you could get CH to cover a tune...

Lester II ·
Oh and how about... Trapeze Swinger by Iron and Wine
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Re: Other Enz Vol. 2 in the works

van ·
looking forward to vol II does anyone know if there is anything available by the wanx, as i'd love to hear it. Why didn't eddie stick around for Schnell fenster? Definates include zen roxy - CH sooner or later - phil b-side dream 'n' away - Swinger ep extended version never never - swingers one good reason (original) - swingers any enz remix or 12" mixes which are only on vinyl next exit - hits and myths (if this doesn't interfere with luton!) feeding the monkeys/green - makers (don't know...
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Re: VOTE FOR THE ENZ!!!!

Ashley.N.F. ·
They've got 5070 now!!! The Swinger 2nd with 670 Way to go guys keep 'em coming!
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Re: Talkin' all about......Phil Judd

Iarla ·
Some of the stuff on the Swinger E.P is worth checking out. the Schnell Fenster album "The Sound of Trees" is a good bet - and of course (Juddites will crucify me for not remembering the original title of the album here) The Swingers album that was re-released as Counting The Beat. Personally - I love some of the stuff on Beginning of The Enz too. Malmsbury Villa, No Bother To Me etc. My memory fails me as to whether they're Judd compositions or Judd\Finn compositions. And if you can track...
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Re: Enz Items for Sale \ Trade

sydbeck ·
Have you still got the Phil Judd "The swinger" EP? I have heaps to trade, best tell me what you are looking for in particular.
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Re: a message from PJ

Donovan ·
Hey Phil....I know Im going a bit crazy with the posts here...but what can you do! I have just been listening to all your stuff over the past couple of days....and I think I like The Swingers the best. I remember a few things about The Swingers reforming and playing at the mushroom 25th concert....what happened there? And this'll seem strange, but I remember watching the an old Countdown ages ago when they used to play them on rage.....and I remember good old Molly saying that you left the...
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Re: a message from PJ

Lozza ·
Hello there to Phil Judd, Phil dude - there's so many people interested in your tunes and art - it's a shame they don't appear - is this a personal choice or copyright malarkey ? It'd be cool if you could drop me an email at dirty.creature@ntlworld.com - along with another person I run a site at http://www.bitzonline.com (your stuff offline being redesigned at the mo) and we have the largest public Phil Judd resource in existance. Sadly, it is very incomplete - there just isn't enough...
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Re: JILIP PHUDD KNEWS

thesunoftheijit ·
it was NEVER released on CD. So its been... umm... 26 years coming.. it will be VERY limited.. maybe round about 300 copies, perhaps even with new artwork by Phil himself and as mentioned BONUS TRACKS, including the (infamous) Al Kooper remixes which ended up on the USA only Mini-LP 'the Swinger', some demos, and some especially rare outtakes! It will again self financed by Phil, so make sure you all buy one to support the guy who without, there would've been no Split Enz, so then there...
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Phil is killing my wallet

Bobby Levit ·
Since Phil has been on the forum I've decided to add the missing Cd's of my Phil Judd collection 1) Ordered the "Amy" soundtrack(Japanese print) from Amazon at a cost of $70.00 canadian 2)Bidded & got "The Phil Judd Swinger EP" from e-bay at a cost of $21.00 canadian(have to buy a turntalbe now) 3)Bidded & got "The Big Steal" soundtrack from e-bay at a cost of $48.00 canadian 4) With the help of Yukako on this forum will be getting Yusa Mimori CD "Hope" at a cost of $42.00 canadian ...
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Enz Items for Sale \ Trade

Iarla ·
Hi all, In the process of a rather large clearout, and I have the following items that I am selling \ offering up for trade. Split Enz - True Colours Cassette : This is the A&M Canada release of the album on cassette in Red\Green combo. It's in excellent condition, virtually unplayed and plays as new. It actually includes 2 copies of the inlay card for some bizarre reason. Split Enz - Mental Notes (US) and Dizrythmia (US) Cassette : These were both the Chrysalis cassette releases of these...
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