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True Colours, New Colours – The Songs Of Split Enz - Limited Edition Hot Pink Vinyl

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Vinyl  |  Rock  |  12 Feb 2021

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Various True Colours, New Colours – The Songs Of Split Enz - Limited Edition Hot Pink Vinyl

 

 

 

True Colours, the most commercially successful album of New Zealand group Split Enz’s career, celebrated its 40th anniversary earlier in the year. To commemorate the milestone, the multi-platinum album is now set to be re-imagined and covered by a stellar mix of Australian and New Zealand artists and released as ‘True Colours, New Colours – The Songs of Split Enz’

On the project, Tim Finn notes “True Colours, New Colours features an eclectic group of artists who bring eccentricity and swagger to these tunes. Curated in a singular manner which eschews the obvious and turns up the attitude. Love it!”

Featuring covers from the likes of Lime Cordiale, Bernard Fanning, Busby Marou, Stan Walker, Ladyhawke, Robinson, Shihad, Dual, Pacific Heights, The Beths and Chelsea Jade, each covered track will be released alongside the original Spilt Enz version of the song digitally, the first cover to be shared from the forthcoming album comes from New Zealand rock band, Shihad.

Jon from Shihad also adding “As a kid Split Enz made me believe that you could be from NZ and still conquer the world if you made great music. We were honored to have been asked to do one of our favourite Split Enz tracks ‘I Got You’ for the upcoming tribute album – True Colours, new Colours – The Songs of Split Enz. This track was a big part of the soundtrack of our childhoods and is an absolute banger. We basically kept pretty true to the original (it being so good and all) but just made it apocalyptically heavy which we thought would be apt for the times we seem to be living through at the moment. It has been designed to be played as loud as humanly possible so do that when you get a chance.”

The multi-platinum selling ‘True Colours’ was originally recorded in Melbourne's Armstrong Studio in late 1979 and featured the band line-up of Tim Finn (vocals), Neil Finn (guitar and vocals), Eddie Rayner (keyboards), Noel Crombie (percussion), Nigel Griggs (bass) and Malcolm Green (drums). Produced by 20-year-old British producer David Tickle (Blondie, The Knack, Divinyls), ‘True Colours’ features timeless Split Enz songs including “Poor Boy”, “I Hope I Never” and “I Got You”.

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Title: True Colours, New Colours – The Songs Of Split Enz - Limited Edition Hot Pink Vinyl

Format: Vinyl

Release Date: 12 Feb 2021

Artist: Various

Sku: 2609795

Catalogue No: 5419709451

Category: Rock

TRACKS

DISC 1

A1. Shark Attack Chelsea Jade

A2. I Got You Shihad

A3. Whats the Matter with You The Beths

A4. Double Happy Dual

A5. I Wouldnt Dream Of It Ladyhawke

A6. I Hope I Never Bernard Fanning

B1. Nobody Takes Me Seriously Lime Cordiale

B2. Missing Person Busby Marou

B3. Poor Boy Stan Walker

B4. How Can I Resist Her Robinson

B5. The Choral Sea Pacific Heights