Speedstar

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Speedstar
Also known as Speedstar*
Origin Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Genres Alternative rock
Years active 1995–2006
Labels EMI
Past members Alister Bell - vocals
Richard Johnston - drums
Dave Love - guitars
Ben Smith - guitars
Luke Sullivan - bass

Speedstar or Speedstar* were a rock band from Brisbane, Queensland formed in 1995. After a series of EPs in 2002 they released their first album, Bruises You Can Touch, produced by Steve James.[1] They followed it up with 2004's Forget The Sun, Just Hold On which was produced by Tony Doogan.[2]

Discography[edit]

albums

  • Bruises You Can Touch (2002) - EMI[3] Aus #81[4]
  • Forget The Sun, Just Hold On (2004) - EMI[5] Aus #59[6]

eps

  • Fallen Star (2001) - EMI[7]
  • Wishing Your Life Away (2001) - EMI[8] Aus #93[9]

singles

  • "Revolution" (2002) - EMI[10]
  • "This Everyday Life" (2002) - EMI[11]
  • "Unbreakable" (2004) - EMI
  • "Are You Feeling Better Angela?" (2005) - EMI

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Age 17 May 2002 Lowstar rising by Jo Roberts
  2. ^ The Age 11 June 2004 Speeding in reverse by Michael Dwyer
  3. ^ National Library of Australia listing Bruises You Can Touch
  4. ^ The ARIA Report, Issue 639
  5. ^ National Library of Australia listing Forget The Sun, Just Hold On
  6. ^ The ARIA Report, Issue 745
  7. ^ National Library of Australia listing Fallen Star'
  8. ^ National Library of Australia listing Wishing Your Life Away
  9. ^ The ARIA Report, Issue 608
  10. ^ National Library of Australia listing Revolution
  11. ^ National Library of Australia listing This Everyday Life

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