Geoff and Kirsten put a band together last minute for a friend's wedding. The band played "My Funny Valentine" 10 times in a row and no-one cared a jot. Unfortunately the marriage didn't last but the band did.
Their debut album Riverhead was recorded above a peep show and dodgy massage parlour. It was released in NZ in late 2002 and then took a record-breaking 52 weeks to reach the No.1 spot. But as the saying goes, good things take time. Aided and abetted by the singles 'Maybe Tomorrow', 'Wake Up Brother' and 'Northern Lights, Riverhead spent over 70 weeks on the local sales charts and sold in excess of 50,000 copies.
Goldenhorse first debuted in the Radioscope NZ Music Airplay Top 10 on 6 October 2002 with the song Golden Dawn. There are seven entries by Goldenhorse in the charts with one reaching Number One.
Chart placings by Goldenhorse: