caused quite a stir with their eponymous 2006 debut album (placed eleventh in NME’s list of best albums of the year). Strong tunes with unexpected twists, bridges and key changes lifted the UK-based Sydney-bred foursome clear of the indie pack.
Which song do you listen to when...
you feel like 1982?
Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)
you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Hunches - Actors
you come home from the club?
Air - Premiers Symptomes
you go to a club?
Uffie - Hot Chick
you run naked through a cornfield?
Bob Dylan - Everybody Must Get Stoned
you want to disturb your neighbours?
Nirvana - Scentless Apprentice
you drive a car late at night?
10cc - I'm Not In Love
you drive into the country?
John Parish - Westward Airways
you are love sick?
Nothing. No noise.
you make love?
Sonic Youth - 100%
you paint your apartment?
Bob Marley - Natural Mystic
you sit in a plane?
Boards Of Canada
you rob a bank?
Elvis Presley - That’s All Right, Mama
you smuggle diamonds?
Henry Mancini - The Pink Panther Theme
you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
New Kids On The Block - Hangin' Tough
you start a riot?
Mogwai - Hunted By A Freak
you are stoned?
The Dandy Warhols - I Love You
you sit in the subway?
Broadcast - Black Cat
you wake up?
Shuggie Otis - Inspiration Information
Radiohead - How To Disappear Completely
you walk in the rain?
Tears For Fears - Sowing The Seeds Of Love
a song that reminds you of school
Janet Jackson - Black Cat
best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Want You (She's So Heavy)
The Beatles - I Am The Walrus
best concert you ever attended
your boozed up anthem
Heart - Magic Man
a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Beach Boys - Til I Die
Elliott Smith - Sweet Adeline
a record you fell in love to
Digable Planets - Rebirth Of Slick (Cool Like Dat)
the song to be played at your funeral
George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Al Green - I'm Still In Love With You
your ultimate heartbreak song
Destiny’s Child - I’m A Survivor
your party anthem
Justice - D.A.N.C.E.
first record you bought
Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain
your sunday morning song
Otis Redding - (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
perfect anthem for Sydney
The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations
a song you wish you'd written yourself
Etta James - At Last
The Flamingos - I Only Have Eyes For You
Questions answered by: Juanita Stein