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FN404 Able Tasmans - Songs From The Departure Lounge (1998)
FN404 Able Tasmans - Songs From The Departure Lounge (1998)

FN404 Able Tasmans - Songs From The Departure Lounge (1998)

Able Tasmans

Flying Nun Records

$14.00

All prices in New Zealand dollars.

 

For over a decade, the Able Tasmans were one of the most-loved New Zealand bands around. While that love never translated into the commercial success sometimes associated with this level of adoration, their fans knew why they made music and responded accordingly. Able Tasmans fans will be delighted with Songs From The Departure Lounge - a generous 20 track selection that picks out the best of their Flying Nun recordings with a couple of never-heard-before rarities thrown in for good measure...

This album is a ticket to the Ables' world of baroque-and-roll adorned with rich melodies and huge, warm arrangements. It features some of the greatest songs ever written - tracks like "What Was That Thing", "Hold Me 1", "Shape Of Dolls", as well as "Michael Fay" - alongside those selected by the band as their more modest but highly significant musical achievements from the four albums, two EPs and a single they released.


ITEM DETAILS

Artist:Able Tasmans
Title: Songs From The Departure Lounge
Label:Flying Nun Records
Year: 1998
Cat #: FN404
Formats: Digital
Recorded:‚Tracks 1,2 released on the 'A Cuppa Tea And A Lie Down' LP (FN075/1987). Track 3 released on the 'Able Tasmans / Raucous Laughter' 7' Single (FN063/1986). Track 4, Unreleased.Tracks 5-11 released on 'Hey Spinner' LP (FN162/1990). Tracks 12 - 15 released on 'Somebody Ate My Planet' CD (FNCD233/1992). Tracks 16, 17 released on 'The Shape Of Dolls' EP (FNCD280/1993). Tracks 8 - 21 released on 'Store In A Cool Place' LP (FN312/1995).‚

Band Members: Leslie Jonkers, Graeme Humphreys, Craig Mason, Peter Keen and Jane Dodd

Track List:

  1. What Was That Thing?
  2. Sour Queen
  3. Buffalos
  4. Michaels
  5. Hold Me 1
  6. Grey Lynn
  7. Dileen
  8. Michael Fay
  9. Angry Martyr
  10. The Theory of Continual Disappointed
  11. Fault In The Frog
  12. The Cliff
  13. School Is No Good For You
  14. Not Fair
  15. Coming Up For Air
  16. The Shape Of Dolls
  17. That's Why
  18. Dog Whelk
  19. Mary Tyler Moore
  20. My Name Is Peter Keen
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FN404 Able Tasmans - Songs From The Departure Lounge (1998)
FN404 Able Tasmans - Songs From The Departure Lounge (1998)

FN404 Able Tasmans - Songs From The Departure Lounge (1998)

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FN063 Able Tasmans / Raucous Laughter - Buffalos (1986)
FN063 Able Tasmans / Raucous Laughter - Buffalos (1986)
FN063 Able Tasmans / Raucous Laughter - Buffalos (1986)

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FN075 Able Tasmans - A Cuppa Tea And A Lie Down (1987)
FN075 Able Tasmans - A Cuppa Tea And A Lie Down (1987)
FN075 Able Tasmans - A Cuppa Tea And A Lie Down (1987)
FN075 Able Tasmans - A Cuppa Tea And A Lie Down (1987)
FN075 Able Tasmans - A Cuppa Tea And A Lie Down (1987)

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FN312 Able Tasmans - Store In A Cool Place (1995)
FN312 Able Tasmans - Store In A Cool Place (1995)
FN312 Able Tasmans - Store In A Cool Place (1995)

FN312 Able Tasmans - Store In A Cool Place (1995)

$36.00
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FN485 Various - In Love With These Times / Pink Flying Saucers Over The Southern Alps ‎(2004)
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