Starting out in Wellington in the late 90's. Bret and Jemaine were flatmates back then and both dropped out of university. Bret "dribbled on for ages" studying English and music at Victoria University while Jemaine attempted to study film and theatre but eventually gave that up.
In 1998, they were sharing an old villa in Mt Victoria and performing in local productions around town. Jemaine was writing and performing in Skitz and also teamed up with fellow comedian, Taika Cohen (Taika Waititi), as Humourbeasts, a comedy production which won the Billy T comedy award in 1999.
Flight Of The Conchords first debuted in the IMNZ Independent Album Chart on 1 November 2007 with the album Complete BBC Radio Show. There are eight entries by Flight Of The Conchords in the charts with five reaching Number One.
Chart placings by Flight Of The Conchords: