The Church
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The Church is an Australian psychedelic rock band formed in Sydney in 1980. Initially, they were associated with new wave and the neo-psychedelic movement of the early 1980s. Later, the band's music came to incorporate elements of progressive rock, such ...

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The Church is an Australian psychedelic rock band formed in Sydney in 1980. Initially, they were associated with new wave and the neo-psychedelic movement of the early 1980s. Later, the band's music came to incorporate elements of progressive rock, such as group improvisation and complex guitar interplay. Glenn A. Baker has written that "From the release of the 'She Never Said' single in November 1980, this unique Sydney-originated entity has purveyed a distinctive, ethereal, psychedelic-tinged sound which has alternatively found favour and disfavor in Australia". The Los Angeles Times has described the band's music as "dense, shimmering, exquisite guitar pop".

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You've Got To Go (Radio 1 Live Recording, Leeds Polytechnic, 18 May 1990)
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Fading Away (Radio 1 Live Recording, Leeds Polytechnic, 18 May 1990)
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Under The Milky Way (Radio 1 Live Recording, Leeds Polytechnic, 18 May 1990)
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Destination (Radio 1 Live Recording, Leeds Polytechnic, 18 May 1990)
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Terra Nova Cain (Radio 1 Live Recording, Leeds Polytechnic, 18 May 1990)
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North, South, East And West (Radio 1 Live Recording, Leeds Polytechnic, 18 May 1990)
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All the Young Dudes
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The Unguarded Moment
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No Explanation
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Biography

The Church is an Australian psychedelic rock band formed in Sydney in 1980. Initially, they were associated with new wave and the neo-psychedelic movement of the early 1980s. Later, the band's music came to incorporate elements of progressive rock, such as group improvisation and complex guitar interplay. Glenn A. Baker has written that "From the release of the 'She Never Said' single in November 1980, this unique Sydney-originated entity has purveyed a distinctive, ethereal, psychedelic-tinged sound which has alternatively found favour and disfavor in Australia". The Los Angeles Times has described the band's music as "dense, shimmering, exquisite guitar pop".

The founding members were Steve Kilbey on lead vocals and bass guitar, Peter Koppes and Marty Willson-Piper on guitars and Nick Ward on drums. Ward only played on their debut album, however, and the band's drummer for the rest of the 1980s was Richard Ploog. Jay Dee Daugherty (ex-Patti Smith Group) played drums from 1990 to 1993 and was replaced by Tim Powles, who has remained with the band ever since. Koppes briefly left the band in 1982 and again from 1992 to 1997, but returned to the fold each time. Willson-Piper left in 2013 and was replaced by Ian Haug, formerly of Powderfinger. Kilbey, Koppes and Powles also recorded together as "The Refo:mation" in 1997.

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