The Feelers formed in Christchurch in 1993. James Reid on vocals and playing the guitar, Matt Thomas on bass and Hamish Gee on drums.
Their influences range from Bowie to Pixies to Cat Stevens and beyond. They toured extensively around the country building a solid and loyal following. In 1997 they signed to Warner Music NZ and recorded their debut album 'Supersystem' this was greatly received selling over four times platinum and winning five NZ music awards in 1998.
the feelers first debuted in the Official New Zealand Top 40 Singles on 10 January 1999 with the song Venus. There are 21 entries by the feelers in the charts with three reaching Number One.
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