Crowded House is a rock group formed in Melbourne, Australia, and led by New Zealand musician and singer-songwriter Neil Finn. Finn is widely recognised as the primary songwriter and creative direction of the band, having led it through several incarnations, drawing members from New Zealand (Neil Finn, Tim Finn and Eddie Rayner), Australia (Paul Hester, Nick Seymour, Peter Jones and Craig Hooper) and America (Mark Hart and Matt Sherrod).
Though the band owes its original success to the Australian live music scene, the common references to New Zealand people and places in several songs pay homage to Finn's personal roots ("Kare Kare" is written about Karekare Beach, while "Mean to Me" refers to Finn's hometown of Te Awamutu). The success of the group's third album Woodface and the general success of Crowded House and Split Enz prompted Queen Elizabeth II of the Commonwealth in June 1993 to bestow the Order of the British Empire on both Tim and Neil Finn for their contribution to the...
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Track listing: I Am in LoveRecurring DreamTime ImmemorialNeil Finn InterviewAnyone Can TellI Love You DawnSacred CowLeft HandPrivate UniverseYou Can TouchMy Telly's Gone BungDr. LivingstoneLesterHelp Is Coming
Track listing: Weather With YouWorld Where You LiveFall at Your FeetLocked OutInto TemptationPineapple HeadWhen You ComePrivate UniverseNot the Girl You Think You AreInstinctI Feel PossessedFour Seasons in One DayIt's Only NaturalDistant SunSomething So StrongMean to MeEverything Is Good for You
Track listing: There Goes GodLove You' Til the Day I DieHole in the RiverPrivate UniversePineapple HeadHow Will You GoLeft HandWhispers and MoansKill EyeFingers of LoveDon't Dream It's OverWhen You ComeSister MadlyIn My CommandNewcastle Jam
Track listing: Locked OutPrivate Universe (live)Fall at Your Feet (live)Better Be Home Soon (live)
Track listing: Private Universe (radio edit)Nails in My Feet (1994-04-11: Boathouse, Norfolk, VA, USA)In My Command (1994-04-11: Boathouse, Norfolk, VA, USA)Whispers and Moans (1994-04-11: Boathouse, Norfolk, VA, USA)I Am in Love
Track listing: Nails in My FeetYou Can TouchZen Roxy (instrumental)
Track listing: Kare KareIn My CommandNails in My FeetBlack & White BoyFingers of LovePineapple HeadLocked OutPrivate UniverseWalking on the SpotDistant SunCatherine WheelsSkin FeelingTogether Alone
Track listing: Weather With YouMr Tambourine Man (live)Eight Miles High (live)So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star (live)
Track listing: Fall at Your FeetWhispers and MoansSix Months in a Leaky Boat (live KCRW-FM 1988-02-29)
Track listing: It's Only NaturalFall at Your FeetWeather With YouWhispers and MoansFour Seasons in One DayThere Goes GodAll I AskItalian PlasticShe Goes OnTall TreesHow Will You GoAs Sure as I AmFame IsChocolate Cake
Track listing: I Feel PossessedKill EyeInto TemptationMansion in the SlumsWhen You ComeNever Be the SameLove This LifeSister MadlyIn the LowlandsBetter Be Home Soon
Track listing: Mean to MeSomething So StrongCan't Carry OnI Walk AwayTombstoneNow We're Getting SomewhereWorld Where You LiveLove You 'til the Day I DieHole in the RiverThat's What I Call Love