The Triffids
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1978-05
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The Triffids Biography (Wikipedia)

The Triffids were an Australian alternative rock and pop band, formed in Perth in Western Australia in May 1978 with David McComb as singer-songwriter, guitarist, bass guitarist and keyboardist. They achieved negligible success in Australia, but greater success in the UK and in Scandinavia in the 1980s before disbanding in 1989. Some of their best-known songs include "Wide Open Road" (February 1986) and "Bury Me Deep in Love" (October 1987). SBS television featured their 1986 album, Born Sandy Devotional, on the Great Australian Albums series in 2007, and in 2010 it ranked 5th in the book The 100 Best Australian Albums by Toby Creswell, Craig Mathieson and John O'Donnell.

The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) recognised The Triffids' importance on 1 July 2008 when inducting them into the Hall of Fame. Music historian Ian McFarlane declared,

The Triffids and The Go-Betweens (from Brisbane) were two of the most literate and evocative Australian bands of the 1980s,[citation needed] both formed outside the mainstream Sydney-Melbourne pop/rock nexus.

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Lonely Stretch - BBC Session 05/05/1985
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Lonely Stretch - BBC Session 05/05/1985
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Chicken Killer - BBC Session 05/05/1985
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Chicken Killer - BBC Session 05/05/1985
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Bury Me Deep In Love
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Bury Me Deep In Love
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Hell of a Summer
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Hell of a Summer
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A Trick Of The Light
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A Trick Of The Light
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Stolen Property
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Stolen Property
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Red Pony
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Red Pony
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Monkey On My Back (John Peel Session 06.11.1984)
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Monkey On My Back (John Peel Session  06.11.1984)
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Field of Glass (John Peel Session 06.11.1984)
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Field of Glass (John Peel Session  06.11.1984)
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Bright Light Big City (John Peel Session 06.11.1984)
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Bright Light Big City (John Peel Session  06.11.1984)
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St James Infirmary
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St James Infirmary
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Keep Your Eyes On the Hole (John Peel session 20.5.1986)
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Keep Your Eyes On the Hole (John Peel session 20.5.1986)
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Kathy Knows (John Peel session 20.5.1986)
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Kathy Knows (John Peel session 20.5.1986)
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Wide Open Road (John Peel session 20.5.1986)
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Wide Open Road (John Peel session 20.5.1986)
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Kelly's Blues (John Peel session 20.5.1986)
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Kelly's Blues (John Peel session 20.5.1986)
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