Split Enz

Split Enz was a New Zealander art-rock band from Auckland, formed in late 1972 and active through several iterations over a 12-year period. In 1973, the band released a pair of singles on Vertigo and EMI, followed by nine albums on Mushroom between 1975 and 1984. Their first album, Mental Notes, includes the popular early […]

Space Waltz ‎– Space Waltz (1975)

Space Waltz is an album by the namesake art-rock combo led by Kiwi vocalist/songwriter Alastair Riddell, released in 1975 on EMI (NZ). Keyboards on the album are played by Eddie Rayner, whose brief involvement with the band directly preceded his 10-year membership in fellow New Zealand art-rockers Split Enz. Tracklist: A1. “Fraulein Love” (3:50) A2. […]

Split Enz ‎– Second Thoughts (1976)

Second Thoughts is the second album by kiwi art-rock septet Split Enz, released in 1976 on Mushroom Records. In the Northern Hemisphere, the album was re-titled Mental Notes and released on Chrysalis with a modified version of the namesake earlier album‘s cover art. Tracklist: A1. “Late Last Night” (4:04) A2. “Walking Down a Road” (5:28) […]

Split Enz ‎– Dizrythmia (1977)

Dizrythmia is the third album by Kiwi art-rock septet Split Enz, released in 1977 on Mushroom (AU/NZ) and Chrysalis (UK/US). Tracklist: A1. “Bold as Brass” (3:22) A2. “My Mistake” (2:56) A3. “Parrot Fashion Love” (3:47) A4. “Sugar and Spice” (3:49) A5. “Without a Doubt” (5:26) B1. “Crosswords” (3:21) B2. “Charlie” (6:26) B3. “Nice to Know” […]

Space Waltz

Space Waltz was a New Zealander art-rock band that released a self-titled album on EMI in 1975. Members: Alastair Riddell (vocals, guitar, synthesizer), Eddie Rayner (piano, Hammond organ, Mellotron, synthesizer), Greg Clark (electric guitar), Peter Cuddihy (bass), Brent Eccles (drums) Background Riddell (b. 1952; Auckland) got his musical start as the guitarist and singer of […]