[3], In early 1996 Skunkhour embarked on a 10-week tour of Europe. Add lyrics. However, by March they had written only one new song for their third album, which bothered Aya: "I was saying to Del that we've really got to get going on this new stuff. [8] Skunkhour signed with independent label, Beast Records, to release their self-titled debut album by July that year, which they had self-produced. They released four studio albums, Skunkhour (July 1993), Feed (April 1995), Chin Chin (July 1997) and The Go (May 2001) before disbanding in November 2001. Entdecken Sie Do You Like It (Album Version) von Skunkhour bei Amazon Music. Listen online to Skunkhour - Do You Like It and find out more about its history, critical reception, and meaning. He wanted to go back to his artwork, which is his first love. [14] Working with producer Steve James, they began recording songs in studios and kitchens, then signed a deal with Universal Music. "[7], https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Go_(Skunkhour_album)&oldid=866275918, Short description is different from Wikidata, Album articles lacking alt text for covers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 29 October 2018, at 11:13. 09. Sydney band Skunkhour started out as an urban funk band fronted by a rapper. 54 on the ARIA Albums Chart, No. We had a year and a half where we faffed around, tried to write, scrapped 15 songs. Limited [17], In November 2001, six months after the album's release, Skunkhour disbanded, frustrated by a lack of support from Universal,[8] which was experiencing upheavals in Australia. Aya told Ritchie Yorke of The Sunday Mail that the difficulties with the label meant the band was unable to maximise its opportunities. Named after the poem "The Skunkhour" by Robert Lowell, the Australian band Skunkhour successfully mixed their eclectic influences, which stretched from ska, funk, rock, jazz, and hip-hop to reggae. Do You Like It Songtext von Skunkhour mit Lyrics, deutscher Übersetzung, Musik-Videos und Liedtexten kostenlos auf Songtexte.com 2016. It brought about a period where we questioned if we wanted to write together any more. But overall, we just wanted to go out on a high. You should leave the band'". 08. Aya told Dino Scatena of The Daily Telegraph that "What was best for him was best for us because his malaise might permeate the band and I would much rather he leave and we be strong and revitalised rather than try to perpetuate an old chemistry that wasn't working". 55, "Weightlessness" reached No. 34. [6] A recording deal with Sony/Epic led to the band's second album, Feed, in April 1995. [1] Two further EPs, Up to Our Necks in It (April 1995) and Sunstone (July), widened their exposure. Skunkhour were an Australian funk rock band that were formed in Sydney in 1991. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1995 CD release of Skunkhour on Discogs. "[10] By that time Chris Simms had been added to live gigs as a percussionist. 83 in 2000. Watch Queue Queue Skunkhour performing Do You Like It live at Metro Theatre in Sydney on 10 December 2009 Love live music? Do you like an apartment, a flat, a bungalow or so-called duplex, a terraced house, a townhouse in groups of four, a [...] semi-detached or detached [...] house, a villa, a country house, a typical finca, or rather a plot of land for building or a building site respectively to be able to make real your individual home or architect house? Larkin said the difficulties with the label meant the band was unable to maximise its opportunities. Larkin said the difficulties with the label meant the band was unable to maximise its opportunities. Add lyrics. [3][4][7] Steve Corby of The Canberra Times described their sound as "a layer of thumping bass and drums followed by a thick layer of funk, a hint of grunge and an icing of jazz, all wrapped up by a rap vocal". Feed peaked at No. Formed in Sydney in 1991 by brothers Aya & Del Larkin, Skunkhour were known for their brand of Funk/Hip Hop & Rock. 10 on the Australasian Albums Chart and No. The Go is the fourth and final studio album by Australian band Skunkhour. They achieve a harder edge and energy in these songs, without sacrificing the groove". [12] At the ARIA Music Awards of 1998 Magoo won Engineer of the Year for his work on Skunkhour's tracks "Another Childish Man", "Breathing Through My Eyes", "Opportunist" and "Pulse"; as well as his work on "White Skin / Black Heart" by Midnight Oil and Unit by Regurgitator. 2016. It brought about a period where we questioned if we wanted to write together any more. [7] An extended play, Booty Full, followed in September. Werbefrei streamen oder als CD und MP3 kaufen bei Amazon.de. It was released in 2001. That's The Way Skunkhour. Read about Do You Like It (Illegitimate mix) by Skunkhour and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Listen Do You Like It (Album Version) song online free on Gaana.com. The band reassembled to play their debut album Skunkhour in full, plus a second set of hits and favourites, at The Metro in Sydney on 30 April 2016. It was given great reviews and we really thought the music got us back in touch with the fans. "Home" was released as a single in 1999 and two further singles were taken from the album—"Gold Radiation" (April 2001) and "Kick in the Door". The group has reformed periodically since 2009 for occasional concerts and festival appearances. [10], The band toured Australian to promote the album, then returned to Europe, frustrated with low album sales and their inability to gain traction on Australian radio. [2][3][7], They gained popularity on the Sydney live music scene and by early 1993 they supported United Kingdom acid jazz group, Galliano, on a local tour. Feed spent 14 weeks in the top 50 of the ARIA Albums Chart, peaking at No. We've been treated really well by record companies and also treated fairly poorly. I said, 'I understand. 06. An interesting mixture of funk, up tempo, spoken word, horns and strong crisp vocals gives them a unique sound. Watch the video for Do You Like It from Skunkhour's Skunkhour for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Kick In the Door Skunkhour. Breathing Through My Eyes Skunkhour . That bassline is just out of control, and I was like, 'God, I want to get on this'. 8 on the Alternative Albums Chart. sucasita.eu. [5] After a few gigs the Larkins joined the band—renamed Skunkhour after a 1958 poem of the same name by American Robert Lowell—with Aya on lead vocals and Del as a rapper. [3][1] The Sun-Herald's Peter Holmes described it as "a massive leap forward" from the "clichéd, choppy funk material" of their first two albums, concluding: "Skunkhour's overall feel is heavier, the grooves are deeper and the arrangements a little rockier". I've got nothing'. In November 2001, six months after the release of The Go, Skunkhour disbanded, frustrated by a lack of support from Universal, which was experiencing upheavals in Australia. It was given great reviews and we really thought the music got us back in touch with the fans. There's been major restructuring of two record companies we've been with and with that, a broom goes through a whole lot of projects and we were caught in the wash a couple of times". Songtexte von Skunkhour mit deutschen Übersetzungen, Lyrics, Liedtexte und Musik-Videos kostenlos auf Songtexte.com [9] Del completed the tour, then quit to become an in-house artist at Walt Disney Animation Studios in Australia. We approached the rest of our writing in a new way, and from that came this new album. Forming in 1991, they quickly became a popular act around Sydney and, after supporting U.K. act Galliano on their 1993 Australian tour, issued their debut self-titled album. There'd be months where we didn't even get together to try stuff". 04. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.co.uk. [4] According to Australian musicologist, Ian McFarlane, it "featured a more adventurous and varied sound". [D A Bb Bm B E Ab Eb Em] Chords for Skunkhour - Do you like it with capo transposer, play along with guitar, piano, ukulele & mandolin. Genres, Styles, Moods & Themes for Do You Like It - Skunkhour on AllMusic He'd been saying for a couple of years that he wasn't sure this is what he was meant to do. Add lyrics. 82 in 1999, and "Kick in the Door" reached No. [5], In early 1992, the "Skunk" trio met Larkin brothers, Aya and Del, and thus the search for vocalists was complete. (C) 1994 Sony Music Productions Pty. Despite their success in the Sydney live band scene and critical acclaim they did not manage to convert this into mainstream Australian commercial success. Add lyrics. [23] Subsequent performances have included the 2013 Apollo Bay Music festival in March;[24] 2014 Byron Bay Bluesfest in April;[25] they are due to perform their debut album, Skunkhour at the 2014 Queenscliff Music Festival in November.[26][27]. There'd be months where we didn't even get together to try stuff. We had a year and a half where we faffed around, tried to write, scrapped 15 songs. Home Skunkhour. [7] He reported that they had supported gigs by INXS and by Beastie Boys. [13], In 1999 the band released a single, "Home", and released it independently to test public reaction, according to Aya, "People really liked the song ... We approached the rest of our writing in a new way". Explore and play more selections in the Jam Archives. [3][4] Their third album, Chin Chin, which was co-produced by the group with Magoo (Regurgitator),[4] was preceded by its lead single, "Breathing Through My Eyes" in April. [28] After positive reviews and reception from fans in 2016, Skunkhour returned to The Metro on 27 May 2017 to perform Feed in full,[29] again with a second set of material from other releases. 21 on the ARIA Albums Chart while Chin Chin reached No. They relocated to Sydney by 1992 and were joined by the Larkin brothers—Aya on lead vocals and Del as a rapper—both of whom had a background in ska bands. Skunkhour formed in 1991 as an urban funk group in Sydney,[2] originally named Skunk, with the line-up of Warwick Scott on lead guitar, Dean Sutherland on bass guitar and his brother, Michael Sutherland on drums. Kirjaudu sisään We've seen the whole gamut. Log In 01. Song information for Do You Like It - Skunkhour on AllMusic This was despite our hopes that the album might have taken us to another level. Tomorrow's Too Soon Skunkhour. Skunkhour are a very underatted band and would probably have had more success if hitting the music scene now. Anschauen "Do You Like It" und mehr Musikvideos von Skunkhour bei MTV Germany Play Do You Like It (Album Version) Song by Skunkhour from the album Skunkhour. [11] The following year they were dropped by Sony and forced to curtail European touring. Add lyrics. "We decided that we'd rather move on now and look at some other possibilities while we're still drawing big crowds," he told the Brisbane Sunday Mail. And he said, 'Mate, I've got nothing'. So I [asked him] 'What have you got, man?' He'd been saying for a couple of years that he wasn't sure this is what he was meant to do. Skunkhour were an Australian funk rock band that were formed in Sydney in 1991. We released it as an independent single to see whether or not we wanted to keep going, and people really liked the song. 07. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Skunkhour - Skunkhour on AllMusic - 1995 We might lose momentum if we don't keep creating. 93 in 1997, "Home" reached No. [1] Four of the group's songs, "Up to Our Necks in It" (1995), "Weightlessness" (1997), "Home" (1999), and "Kick in the Door" (2000) were listed in the annual Triple J Hottest 100. We didn't want to overstay our welcome". Find the song lyrics for Skunkhour - Top Tracks. State Skunkhour. Skunkhour began as an urban funk band with the Sutherland brothers—Dean on bass guitar and Michael on drums—and Warwick Scott on lead guitar. [6], In November 2001, six months after the release of The Go, Skunkhour disbanded, frustrated by a lack of support from Universal, which was experiencing upheavals in Australia. [3][4] It was co-produced by the group with David Hemming (The Exponents). "[5], The Go was recorded and mixed in kitchens, studios and INXS bassist Garry Gary Beers' studio in Mangrove Mountain on the New South Wales Central Coast[4] and completed before the band was signed to Universal Music. [3][4] They were named Skunk to evince a combined "sound of funk and ska, which are major influences". [12] "Chin Chin didn't go as well as we hoped it would and we felt the band's future had been discounted. Weightlessness Skunkhour. "Unfortunately, the last album was only heard on Triple J and some community stations, so we didn't really reach the mainstream with it. [21][22] In mid-November 2012 they performed a one-off 20th anniversary gig at The Standard Hotel, Sydney. sucasita.eu . [4][16] It, too, received favourable reviews, with The Sunday Telegraph's Kathy McCabe declaring: "It would be a travesty if this album didn't elevate Skunkhour to their deserved position of Australia's best funk-rock band. Play Do You Like It (Album Version) Song by Skunkhour from the album The Essential. When Deano pulled out that bassline it was like he was leading us into battle. See more of SKUNKHOUR on Facebook. Lyrics for top songs by Skunkhour. "Chin Chin didn't go as well as we hoped it would and we felt the band's future had been discounted. We didn't want to overstay our welcome. He wanted to go back to his artwork, which is his first love. 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Aya told The Sun-Herald it was a setback that almost brought the band to an end. Add lyrics. He didn't feel like a rapper any more. [3] Chin Chin was released in July 1997 to critical acclaim and peaked at No. Näytä lisää sivusta SKUNKHOUR Facebookissa. Check out Do You Like It (Album Version) by Skunkhour on Amazon Music. "[4], The "Home" single, he said, "just kind of happened. [19], Four tracks by Skunkhour were listed on the annual Triple J's Hottest 100 during the band's 10-year career: in 1995, "Up to Our Necks in It" reached No. But overall, we just wanted to go out on a high. Discover top playlists and videos from your favorite artists on Shazam! 02. This video is unavailable. 05. Unfortunately, the last album was only heard on Triple J and some community stations, so we didn't really reach the mainstream with it. Watch Queue Queue. [3][4][5][6] Their style reflected the members' diverse backgrounds: the Larkins had played in ska bands, Scott was influenced by funk and rock, the Sutherlands had played rock and jazz, while all five were influenced by reggae, 1970s funk and hip hop. I said, 'I understand. 34. 03. They signed an international deal with UK label, Acid Jazz Records, which released Feed in Europe to a "positive response". Add lyrics. [9], From mid-1996 Skunkhour created a new sound, abandoning spoken-word content and focusing more on melody. Music video by Skunkhour performing Do You Like It. He didn't feel like a lyricist any more. [20], In October 2009 Skunkhour announced that they were reuniting for a nine-gig partial tour of Australian in December. Singer Aya Larkin said the band, which had been forced to abandon a European touring schedule after being dropped by Sony Music in 1998, had been overtaken by a sense of despondency and found it hard to write. Aya described the re-defining moment when Dean provided the bass guitar for "Foam": "It really turned things around. This was despite our hopes that the album might have taken us to another level. [3] Paul Searles joined soon after on keyboards. Do you like it? Del's departure in late 1996 marked a stylistic shift from funk and rap to more melodic funk-based rock. Pulse Skunkhour. [3][4], Skunkhour signed with Id/Mercury in 1994 and released two more EPs, State (May) and McSkunk (October). [18], Sutherland told The Daily Telegraph's Matthew Frilingos that the group had achieved several of its goals: "We definitely imagined that we'd tour overseas and sell records overseas and we did that. Listen Do You Like It (Album Version) song online free on Gaana.com. Do you like it? 1 person on Jam chose this song. Up to Our Necks In It Skunkhour. We've been hit by a little bit of bad luck. He didn't feel like a rapper any more. 21. 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