Aneiki

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Aneiki
Also known asHalogen
OriginBrisbane, Queensland, Australia
GenresPop
LabelsMeridienmusik
Associated actsSavage Garden
Past membersJennifer Waite
Grant Wallis

Aneiki is a Brisbane pop duo made up of Jennifer Waite and Grant Wallis.[1] The duo was originally called Halogen, but were forced to change their name after a Perth-based Halogen (band) established sole rights to the name's usage in Australia. Aneiki worked with songwriter Daniel Jones[2] and were signed to his label, Meridienmusik.[3] Their debut single, "Pleased to Meet You", reached #26 on the ARIA singles chart, spending 18 weeks in the top 100[4] and was #13 on 2001's Australian Artist Singles chart.[5] "Pleased To Meet You" was the most played Australian song on Australian radio in 2002. Waite and Wallis were awarded APRA's Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year in 2002,[6] an award they shared with Sia Furler. Follow-up singles "Superhero", "15 Minutes", and "Even Without You" reached #48, #72, and #97.[7][8][9] Their debut album, Words in Place of Objects, reached #87 on the ARIA albums chart.[10]

Discography[edit]

Albums
  • Words in Place of Objects (2002) - Meridienmusik[11]
Singles
  • "Pleased to Meet You" (2001) - Meridienmusik
  • "Superhero" (2001) - Meridienmusik
  • "15 Minutes" (2002) - Meridienmusik
  • "Even Without You" (2002) - Meridienmusik

References[edit]

  1. ^ GIRL Aneiki Interview - Aug 2001
  2. ^ The ARIA Report, Issue 593
  3. ^ ABC, Love is in the Air Episode 4: I should be so lucky, Savage Garden
  4. ^ The ARIA Report, Issue 611
  5. ^ The ARIA Report, Issue 617, End Of Year 2001
  6. ^ APRA AMCOS
  7. ^ The ARIA Report, Issue 625
  8. ^ The ARIA Report, Issue 631
  9. ^ The ARIA Report, Issue 656
  10. ^ The ARIA Report, Issue 657
  11. ^ National Library of Australia listing Words in place of objects

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