Split Enz

(Auckland, New Zealand Oct 72 – 84)
originally called Split Ends (Oct 72 – Oct 73)

 

Official Pre-79 Releases:

Split Ends

For You 7″ (Vertigo, 6036 902) released Apr 73
Tracks: For You, Split Ends

The Sweet Talkin’ Spoon Song 7″ (EMI, HR 512) released Nov 73
Tracks: The Sweet Talkin’ Spoon Song, One Two Nine

Various Artists – Allsorts LP (Fontana, 249) released 73
Tracks: For You, Split Ends

Split Enz

No Bother To Me 7″ (White Cloud, WC 002) released Mar 75
Tracks: No Bother To Me, Home Sweet Home

Mental Notes LP (White Cloud, WCL 101) recorded May-Jun 75, released Aug 75
Tracks: Walking Down A Road, Under The Wheel, Amy (Darling), So Long For Now, Stranger Than Fiction, Time For A Change, Maybe, Titus, Spellbound, Mental Notes

Maybe 7″ (Mushroom, K6076) released Sep 75, Australia
Tracks: Maybe, Titus

Late Last Night 7″ (Mushroom, K6300) released Mar 76
Tracks: Late Last Night, Time For A Change

Late Last Night 7″ (Chrysalis, 6155 072) released 76, Netherlands
Tracks: Late Last Night, Titus

Second Thoughts LP (Mushroom, L35991) recorded Apr-May 76, released Aug 76
Tracks: Late Last Night, Walking Down A Road, Titus, Lovey Dovey, Sweet Dreams, Stranger Than Fiction, Time For A Change, Matinee Idol, The Woman Who Loves You, Mental Notes

Late Last Night 7″ (Chrysalis, CHS 2120) released Nov 76, UK
Tracks: Late Last Night, Walking Down The Road

Matinee Idyll 7″ (Mushroom, K6627) released Dec 76, Australia
Tracks: Matinee Idyll, Lovey Dovey

Various Artists – Solid Gold Dynamite 20 Original Hits LP (Music For Leisure, SGD20) released 76
Tracks: Late Last Night

Various Artists – Ripper ’76 LP (Polystar, 6357005) released 76, Australia
Tracks: Late Last Night

Various Artists – A-Reefer-Derci ! 2xLP (Mushroom, L45657/8) recorded 30-12-75, released 76, Australia
Tracks: Amy (Darling), Lovey Dovey

Another Great Divide 7″ (Mushroom, K6658) released Jan 77
Tracks: Another Great Divide, Stranger Than Fiction

My Mistake 7″ (Mushroom, K6875) released Aug 77
Tracks: My Mistake, Crosswords

My Mistake 12″ (Chrysalis, CHS 2170) released 77, UK
Tracks: My Mistake, Crosswords, The Woman Who Loves You

Dizrythmia LP (Mushroom, L36347) recorded Jun-Jul 77, released Aug 77
Tracks: Bold As Brass, My Mistake, Parrot Fashion Love, Sugar And Spice, Without A Doubt, Crosswords, Charley, Nice To Know, Jamboree

Bold As Brass 7″ (Mushroom, K6992) released Dec 77
Tracks: Bold As Brass, Sugar And Spice

Bold As Brass 7″ (Chrysalis, 11 785) released 77, Netherlands
Tracks: Bold As Brass, The Woman Who Loves You

Various Artists – 20 Solid Gold Hits Volume 19 LP (Music For Leisure, SG19) released 77
Tracks: My Mistake

I See Red 7″ (Mushroom, K7284) released Nov 78
Tracks: I See Red, Hermit McDermitt, Message Boy

Frenzy LP (Mushroom, L36768) recorded Jul – Dec 78, released Feb 79
Tracks: Give It A Whirl, Master Plan, Famous People, Hermit McDermitt, Stuff And Nonsense, Marooned, Frenzy, The Roughest Toughest Game In Town, She Got Body She Got Soul, Betty, Abu Dhabi, Mind Over Matter

Various Artists – Dynamite 78 LP (K-Tel, TA258) released 78, Australia
Tracks: My Mistake

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

New Faces TV Show late 73
Tracks: 129, Home Sweet Home

Television New Zealand late 73 / early 74
Tracks: No Bother To Me, Malmsbury Villa , Spellbound

Opera House, Palmerston North 11-7-75
Tracks: No Bother to Me, Malmsbury Villa, Walking Down a Road, Under the Wheel, Amy (Darling), Lawdy, The Woman Who Loves You, Prophecy, True Colours (Let’s Rock), The Instrumental, Stranger Than Fiction, Time for a Change, Maybe, Titus, Lovey Dovey, Spellbound, So Long for Now

Ormond Hall, Melbourne 30-12-75
Tracks: 129, Lovey Dovey, Amy (Darling), Under the Wheel

Sandpiper Hotel, Perth 1-2-76
Tracks: Walking Down a Road, Sweet Talking Spoon Song, Matinee Idyll (129), Stranger Than Fiction, Time for a Change, Lawdy, The Woman Who Loves You, Maybe, No Bother to Me, Malmsbury Villa, True Colours (Let’s Rock), Amy (Darling), Titus, Lovey Dovey, Spellbound, The Instrumental, So Long for Now, Split Ends

His Majesty’s Theatre, Auckland 19-2-76
Tracks: True Colours (Let’s Rock), Nightmare Stampede

Civic Theatre, Invercargill 18-1-77
Tracks: Lovey Dovey, Nightmare Stampede, The Instrumental, Sweet Dreams, The Woman Who Loves You, Sugar and Spice, Another Great Divide

Golden Bear, Huntington Beach 12-2-77
Tracks: Amy (Darling), Sugar and Spice, Jamboree, Walking Down a Road, Another Great Divide, The Woman Who Loves You, So Long for Now

Great Southeast Music Hall, Atlanta 23-2-77
Tracks: Stranger Than Fiction, Time for a Change, True Colours (Let’s Rock), Sugar and Spice, Lovey Dovey, The Instrumental, Sweet Dreams, The Woman Who Loves You, Nightmare Stampede, Another Great Divide, So Long for Now

Paul’s Mall, Boston 1-3-77
Tracks: Walking Down a Road, Jamboree, Another Great Divide, The Woman Who Loves You, True Colours (Let’s Rock), So Long for Now

Paul’s Mall, Boston 2-3-77
Tracks: Lovey Dovey, Late Last Night, Stranger Than Fiction, Time for a Change, Jamboree, Another Great Divide, So Long for Now, The Woman Who Loves You

Cellar Door, Washington 7-3-77
Tracks: True Colours (Let’s Rock), Lovey Dovey, Sugar & Spice, Stranger than Fiction, Time For a Change, Late last Night, Jamboree, Another Great Divide, The Woman Who Loves You, So Long For Now

Wellington 10-9-77
Tracks: Nice to Know, Sugar and Spice, Miss Haps, My Mistake, True Colours (Let’s Rock), Charlie, Another Great Divide, Without a Doubt, Platform Three, Jamboree, Best Friend, Parrot Fashion Love, The Woman Who Loves You, Crosswords, Maybe, Bold As Brass, (Unknown)

Palais Theatre, Melbourne 24-9-77
Tracks: Nice to Know, Sugar and Spice, Miss Haps, My Mistake, True Colours (Let’s Rock), Charlie, Another Great Divide, Without a Doubt, Platform Three, Jamboree, Best Friend, Parrot Fashion Love, The Woman Who Loves You, Crosswords, Maybe, Bold As Brass, Exaggeration

Eksit, Rotterdam 26-10-77
Tracks: My Mistake, Charlie, Platform Three, Jamboree, The Woman Who Loves You, Bold As Brass

Eric’s, Liverpool 11-11-77
Tracks: Nice to Know, My Mistake, Sugar and Spice, True Colours (Let’s Rock), Charlie, Best Friend, Miss Haps, Another Great Divide, The Woman Who Loves You, Crosswords, Maybe, Bold As Brass

Maxwell Hall, Aylesbury 4-2-78
Tracks: I’m So Up, Nice to Know, My Mistake, Betty, Best Friend, Play It Strange, So This Is Love, Home Comforts, Charlie, Bergen Aan Zee, True Colours (Let’s Rock), Frenzy, Bold As Brass, Crosswords

Demos recorded 78 “Rootin’ Tootin’ Luton Tapes”
Tracks: Miss Haps, Home Comforts, Animal Lover, Carried Away, Semi-Detached, Holy Smoke, Message Boy, Hypnotised, Late In Rome, Straight Talk, Hollow Victory, Evelyn, Best Friend, Creature Comforts, Remember When, Hermit McDermitt, Betty, I See Red, Mind Over Matter, Next Exit, She Got Body She Got Soul, So This Is Love, Abu Dhabi, Famous People, I’m So Up, Marooned, Livin’ It Up, Frenzy

Demo recorded 78
Tracks: Jolted

 

Further Information;

http://timfinn.com/
http://www.philjudd.com/
http://www.frenz.com/
http://www.somethingsofinn.com/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Split_Enz

Line ups:

Oct 72 – Mar 73
Tim Finn (voc)
Mike Howard (woodwind)
Miles Golding (violin)
Phil Judd (gtr/voc)
Mike Chunn (bass)
Noel Crombie (perc/drms)
Wally Wilkinson (gtr)
Eddie Rayner (keyb)
Emlyn Crowther (drms)

Mar – Apr 73
Tim Finn (voc)
Phil Judd (gtr/voc)
Mike Chunn (bass)
Noel Crombie (perc/drms)
Div Vercoe (drms)

Apr 73 – early 74
Tim Finn (voc)
Phil Judd (gtr/voc)
Mike Chunn (bass)
Noel Crombie (perc/drms)
Wally Wilkinson (gtr)
Robert Gillies (woodwind)
Geoff Chunn (drms)

early 74 – Jun 74
Tim Finn (voc)
Phil Judd (gtr/voc)
Mike Chunn (bass)
Noel Crombie (perc/drms)
Wally Wilkinson (gtr)
Eddie Rayner (keyb)
Robert Gillies (woodwind)
Geoff Chunn (drms)

Jun 74 – Nov 75
Tim Finn (voc)
Phil Judd (gtr/voc)
Mike Chunn (bass)
Noel Crombie (perc/drms)
Wally Wilkinson (gtr)
Eddie Rayner (keyb)
Emlyn Crowther (drms)

Nov 75 – Nov 76
Tim Finn (voc)
Phil Judd (gtr/voc)
Mike Chunn (bass)
Noel Crombie (perc/drms)
Eddie Rayner (keyb)
Emlyn Crowther (drms)
Robert Gillies (sax/trumpet)

Nov 76 – Apr 77
Tim Finn (voc)
Phil Judd (gtr/voc)
Mike Chunn (bass)
Noel Crombie (perc/drms)
Eddie Rayner (keyb)
Robert Gillies (sax/trumpet)
Malcolm Green (drms)

Apr – Dec 77
Tim Finn (voc)
Noel Crombie (perc/drms)
Eddie Rayner (keyb)
Robert Gillies (sax/trumpet)
Malcolm Green (drms)
Nigel Griggs (bass)
Neil Finn (voc/gtr)

Dec 77 – Feb 78
Tim Finn (voc)
Noel Crombie (perc/drms)
Eddie Rayner (keyb)
Malcolm Green (drms)
Nigel Griggs (bass)
Neil Finn (voc/gtr)
Phil Judd (gtr/voc)

Feb 78 – 81
Tim Finn (voc)
Noel Crombie (perc/drms)
Eddie Rayner (keyb)
Malcolm Green (drms)
Nigel Griggs (bass)
Neil Finn (voc/gtr)

Eddie Raynor is ex-Cruise Lane, Space Waltz
Emlyn Crowther is ex-Orb
Malcolm Green is ex-Love Affair
Nigel Griggs is ex-Octopus
Neil Finn is ex-After Hours

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