17 Oct 2017
UsernamePassword

Remember Me? | Join | Recover
Click here to sign in via social networking
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Hello Sailor

Bio

No one can challenge Hello Sailor's place in the evolution of Kiwi music. They surfaced among the inner city student population in the midst of the 1970's disco boom playing, soul, Velvet Underground, Rolling Stones and their own distinctive brand of South Pacific Rock'n'Roll come 'Ponsonby Reggae'. Their debut self titled album released in 1977 was the first locally made New Zealand record to achieve Gold Record status and Hello Sailor had the country at its feet.

In 1978 the band based itself in Hollywood and came close to securing a signing to an American major. It was not to be and Hello Sailor come home and then tried Australia before running out of money and steam in 1980.

Since that time there have been solo projects, film scores, acting, reformations, tours, two further Hello Sailor studio albums and lots of great music.

Graham Brazier, Dave McArtney and Harry Lyon, the three founding members and songwriters, still perform and record together some twenty-five years after the inception of the band in 1975. June 2001 saw the release of a new 'live' album capturing the musical magic as it happenned!

In musical style and lyrical content, Hello Sailor's music reflects its Kiwi roots, particularly the cultural diversity of post-colonial Polynesian Auckland, City of Sails, with all it's colour, sea, sand and bush, plus the steamy underbelly of an increasingly cosmopolitan city of over one million people.

If you like rock'n'roll bands catch Hello Sailor...they're the real thing

Harry Lyon previously performed with Beam.

Band Members:
Graham Brazier (vocals, harmonica, slide guitar)
Dave McArtney (guitar, vocals)
Harry Lyon (guitar, vocals)

Links

Releases

Lyrics

Genres

Location

  • Auckland

Best Chart Placings



Reviews / Interviews

Comments (Newest First)

There are currently no comments for this artist.

Search for Bands/Artists:

NZ Top 10 Singles

  • ROCKSTAR
    Post Malone feat. 21 Savage
  • HAVANA
    Camila Cabello feat. Young Thug
  • YOUNG, DUMB AND BROKE
    Khalid
  • NEW RULES
    Dua Lipa
  • TOO GOOD AT GOODBYES
    Sam Smith
  • SILENCE
    Marshmello feat. Khalid
  • WHAT LOVERS DO
    Maroon 5 feat. SZA
  • DUSK TILL DAWN
    ZAYN feat. Sia
  • FEEL IT STILL
    Portugal. The Man
  • GLORIOUS
    Macklemore feat. Skylar Grey
View the Full NZ Top 40...
muzic.net.nz Logo
100% New Zealand Music
All content on this website is copyright to muzic.net.nz and other respective rights holders. Redistribution of any material presented here without permission is prohibited.
Report a ProblemReport A Problem