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The Knobz - Culture

Tracklist

1Chipping Away
Producer – Peter BlakeWritten-By – Kevin Fogarty
2Culture
Lyrics By [Lyrical Assistance] – John Fogarty Producer – Peter BlakeWritten-By – Kevin Fogarty

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
PR 1031The Knobz Culture? ‎(7")Bunk RecordsPR 1031New Zealand1980

Notes

A BUNK PROMOSHIN
WEA release after the original Bunk Records Press had sold out.

Barcodes

  • Matrix / Runout: Z10036A
  • Matrix / Runout: Z10036B

Companies

  • Manufactured By – WEA Records Limited
  • Distributed By – WEA Records Limited

Info

The Knobz were a New Zealand pop band, originally based in Dunedin, but not. The Knobz dispersed at the end of 1981, with some of the members. The new album had been written by former band members, but these were replaced with drummer Tim Powles and bassist Warwick Knobz were a New Zealand pop band, originally based in Dunedin, but not considered part of that city's main wave of Dunedin sound bands. They became famous in 1980 with their political song Culture criticising Rob Muldoon, who was Prime Minister at the time and had stated that New Zealand's pop music was not culture. Muldoon had made the remarks in the context of refusing to lift a 40 tax on sales of music. The Knobz were fairly typical of the New Zealand pop scene in the 1980s they were described in an article of the time as XTC meets The Knack. However, several things set them apart from their contemporaries. The Knobz later reformed with songwriter Kevin Fogarty for one more trip around New Zealand and to promote the album Roads to Rome. The new album had been written by former band members, but these were replaced with drummer Tim Powles and bassist Warwick Keay, both formerly of Flight Peterson from Auckland walk and The Visitors also joined the band as vocalist to tour with the band in 1982. English Deutsch Español Français Italiano 日本語 한국어 Português Brasil Русский. Modifica artista. The Knobz. Profilo: NZ band of the early 1980s. The KnobZ. Piano-synth-keyboards based gang. The Knobz were fairly typical of the New Zealand pop scene in the 1980s they were described in an article of the time as XTC meets The Knack . Listen to music from The Knobz like Culture, Open Your Eyes & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from The Knobz. Track concert statistics of Culture by The Knobz played live. Check out who covered the song and in which years it was played and how often. The development of the culture of the United States of America-music, cinema, dance, architecture, literature, poetry, cuisine and the visual arts-has been marked by a tension between two strong sources of inspiration: European sophistication and domestic originality. Frequently, the best American artists have managed to harness both sources such as Elvis Presley, Jimi Hendrix, etc. THE KNOBZ Sudden Exposure 1980 New Zealand 12-track LP by the Dunedin band that were described at the time as resembling a cross between XTC & The Knack, complete with lyric insert, picture sleeve

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The Knobz - Culture

Performer: The Knobz

Title: Culture

Country: New Zealand

Release date: 1980

Label: WEA

Style: Power Pop

Catalog: Z10036

Genre: Rock

Size MP3: 1997 mb

Size FLAC: 1889 mb

Rating: 4.0 / 5

Votes: 761

Record source: Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single, Reissue

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