Wellington 5-piece The Thomas Oliver Band's combination of blues/rock/roots and Thomas Oliver's compelling writing style creates a refreshing New Zealand sound. They have spent the past few years touring and playing live throughout New Zealand with the likes of Fat Freddy's Drop, Gin Wigmore and Britain's Oli Brown. Within this time the band have also written and recorded their debut full-length album Baby, I'll Play to be released in March 2011 and will be proudly distributed in New Zealand by Rhythmethod.
The band's recent international acclaim for their video, 'Goin' Home' suggests the upcoming album is only the very beginning for the Wellington 5-piece. The video released in February 2010, saw the band named alongside Gorillaz, The Fray and Franz Ferdinand as one of the top thirty music videos of 2010 at the Rushes Soho Shorts in London. ('Goin' Home' music video). The band's success attracted attention from both national and international media.
Baby, I'll Play debuted in the Official New Zealand Top 40 Albums on 21 March 2011. It has been in the Top 40 Albums for four weeks with a highest position of #12. There is one album by The Thomas Oliver Band in the Top 40 Albums.
Chart placings for Baby, I'll Play:
Chart placings by The Thomas Oliver Band: