1927: …ish PROMO LP with inner with lyric. 1927 Most Criminally UNDERRATED A.O.R. BAND EVER. In 1989 their debut album …ISH sold over half a million copies.
Label: WEA – WX267, WEA – 255968-1 Vinyl, LP, Album Country: Europe
|A1||To Love Me||4:20|
|A2||That’s When I Think Of You||4:13|
|A3||If I Could||3:39|
|A4||You’ll Never Know||3:40|
|B1||All The People||3:53|
|B2||Nothing In The Universe||4:04|
|B4||Give The Kid A Break||3:35|
1927 the iconic Australian rock group. Of all their greatest hits this was their signature song. One of the greatest loves songs of all time:
Credits Engineer – David Hemming, Jim Bonnefond Producer – Charles Fisher (tracks: A3), Jim Bonnefond
Management: Kathy Howard. PO Box KX 250, Kings Cross NSW 2011.
Band members: Eric Weideman (vocals, guitar) , Garry Frost (guitars, keyboards,vocals), Bill Frost (bass, vocals), James Barton (drums, vocals).
…ish is the debut album by Australian pop rock band 1927, released on 4 December 1988, which peaked at number one for four weeks in early 1989 on the ARIA Albums Chart. The album remained in the top 50 for 45 weeks and reached No. 2 on the 1989 ARIA Year End Albums Chart and was awarded 5× platinum certification – for shipment of more than 350,000 copies. At the ARIA Music Awards of 1989, 1927 won ‘Breakthrough Artist – Single’ for “That’s When I Think of You” and ‘Breakthrough Artist – Album’ for …ish. At the 1990 ceremony the group won ‘Best Video’ for “Compulsory Hero“, which was directed by Geoff Barter. In 1999 rock music historian, Ian McFarlane, described the album as “brimful of stirring, stately pop rock anthems”. As of 2002, it was in the top 10 of the most successful debut albums by Australian artists.
1927 formed in Melbourne in 1987 as a pop, rock band with James Barton on drums, Bill Frost on bass guitar, his brother Garry Frost (ex-Moving Pictures) on guitar and keyboards, and Eric Weideman on lead vocals and guitar. With Fisher producing the group recorded their debut single, “That’s When I Think of You”, which entered the ARIA Singles Chart in September 1988 and peaked at No. 6. In 2011 former Hi-5 member, Nathan Foley, covered “That’s When I Think of You” on his live album, Acoustic Rhythms.
In November 1988 the band released their second single, “If I Could“, which peaked at No. 4. In early December their debut album, …ish, largely produced by Fisher (except “If I Could”), followed. It peaked at No. 1 on the ARIA Albums Chart for four weeks and stayed in the Top 50 for 45 weeks. It was awarded 5× platinum certification – for shipment of more than 350,000 copies. As of 2002, it was in the top 10 of the most successful debut albums by Australian artists.
Two more top 20 singles from the album followed, “You’ll Never Know” (February 1989) and “Compulsory Hero” (April). A fifth single, “To Love Me”, was issued in June but did not reach the top 50. In 1989 “That’s When I Think of You” was released internationally, it peaked in the Top 50 on the United Kingdom Singles Chart, and just reached the United States Billboard Hot 100
At the ARIA Music Awards of 1989, 1927 won ‘Breakthrough Artist – Single’ for “That’s When I Think of You” and ‘Breakthrough Artist – Album’ for …ish. On the 1989 ARIA End of Year Top 50 Albums Chart it reached No. 2. At the 1990 ceremony the group won ‘Best Video’ for “Compulsory Hero”. The band added Charlie Cole on keyboards (ex-Moving Pictures) and toured Australia in support of the album and associated singles. By late 1989, they started work for their second album, The Other Side