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Split Enz

New Zealand band

Split Enz

New Zealand band
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Biography

Split Enz was a New Zealand rock band that was popular during the late 1970s and early 1980s. It was founded in 1973 by Tim Finn and Phil Judd, and had a variety of other members during its existence. Split Enz had eight songs listed in the APRA Top 100 New Zealand Songs of All Time, more than any other band.
Split Enz had 10 albums (including seven studio albums) reach the top 10 of the Official New Zealand Music Chart. From 1980 to 1982, the band had four number-one albums in New Zealand and three in Australia. It also had two albums break the top 10 of the Canadian Albums Chart, two break the top 50 of the Billboard 200, and one break the top 50 of the UK Albums Chart. The only number-one single for Split Enz was “I Got You” (1980), which topped the charts in both New Zealand and Australia. Other top-10 singles include “One Step Ahead” (1980), “History Never Repeats” (1981), “Dirty Creature” (1982), and “Six Months in a Leaky Boat” (1982).

Associated Acts

Crowded House, Finn Brothers, Tim Finn, Neil Finn, Schnell Fenster, The Makers, Enzso, Citizen Band

Genres

New wave, art rock, pop rock, post-punk

Origin

Auckland, New Zealand

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Years Active

1972 1984 (Reunions: 1986, 1992, 2002, 2006, 2009)

Name

Split Enz

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