Australia 2001 Rock Music, Complete Set of 10 stamps
Condition: Used, Fine
10 stamps representing rock bands and singers of Australia:
- The first album by Crowded House sold more than one million copies in America alone.
- John Farnham forged a career as an adult contemporary singer. In September 1986 his solo single, “You’re the Voice” peaked at No. 1 on the Australian singles charts.
- INXS, were an Australian rock band, formed as The Farriss Brothers in 1977 in Sydney, New South Wales. They began playing covers in Western Australian pubs and clubs, occasionally playing some of their original music. Initially known for their new wave/pop style, the band later developed a harder pub rock style that included funk and dance elements.
- Men at Work achieved extraordinary international success with a flippant pop style.
- The three school mates that formed silverchair were just fifteen when their debut album, Frogstomp, and its hit single
- One of the best hard rock bands in the country, Cold Chisel built their success from live performances in the heyday of pub rock.
- Youthu Yindi band members hail from the north-eastern Arnhem Land community of Yirrkala.
- Kylie Minogue has been a recording artist and has achieved commercial success and critical acclaim in the entertainment industry. She is recognised as the highest-selling Australian artist of all time by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA).
- Midnight Oil, a combination of outspoken politics and hard-driving rock
- Savage Garden spent almost a year in a home studio writing and recording. They sent more than 150 unsolicited demonstration tapes to record companies and publishers before their diligence was rewarded. Their first album entered the charts at no.1 and stayed there for nineteen weeks!