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Garageland
OriginAuckland, New Zealand
GenresIndie rock, pop
Years active1992–2002
2007–present
LabelsFlying Nun Records, Foodchain Records, Discordant Records, CRS Records
Associated actsBlack Drum, The Velvet Underground
MembersJeremy R. Eade
Dave Goodison
Mark Silvey
Andrew Gladstone
Past membersDebbie Silvey
Andrew Claridge

Garageland are a New Zealand indie rock band on the Flying Nun record label formed in Auckland in 1992. Influenced by Pixies, Pavement, The Clean and The Velvet Underground, they were critically acclaimed in the UK and United States for their well-crafted and catchy pop songs. The band took its name from Garageland, a song by The Clash. Their non-album single "Feel Alright" from 1998 included former The Velvet Underground member John Cale on piano.[1]

They re-formed for a one-off gig in Auckland in November 2007[2] and to play The Others Way festival in September 2015[3]

Band members

Current

Past

Discography

Albums

Year Title Details Peak chart
positions
NZ
1996 Last Exit to Garageland 3
1999 Do What You Want 8
2002 Scorpiorighting
  • Label: CRS Records
  • Catalogue: FNCD452
13

Featured appearances

The group have appeared on several compilations over the years in New Zealand and overseas. The following is a list of these albums that have featured tracks by Garageland.

Year Title Details
1995 Abbasalutely
1996 Popeyed
2001 100% Kiwi Rock
2001 Live at Helen's
2002 Under the Influence
2003 The Strip Soundtrack
  • Song: "Life Is So Sweet (theme song of The Strip)"
  • Label: Loop Recordings Aot(ear)oa
2006 Flying Nun 25th Anniversary Box Set

Singles

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
NZ
1995 "Come Back" 21 Come Back Special
1996 "Beelines To Heaven" 27
"Fingerpops" 29
"I'm Looking For What I Can't Get" 37 Last Exit To Garageland
1998 "Feel Alright" 'Non-album single'
1999 "Not Empty" 14 The Not Empty EP
"What You Gonna Do?" Do What You Want
"Kiss It All Goodbye"
2000 "Good Luck"
"Love Song"
"Gone" 15 Scorpio Righting
2001 "Who The Hell Do You Think You Are?"
"High Way"
"Life Is So Sweet"
"Crazy"

References

  1. ^ "Garageland - Feel Alright". Discogs.com. Retrieved 29 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". infonews.co.nz. Archived from the original on 14 March 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2022.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "The Others Way Festival coming to Auckland's K Road". Stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 29 March 2020.