Split Enz discography
|Split Enz discography|
This is a complete discography listing for Split Enz, a New Zealand originated experimental rock-pop group. Their creative output includes several albums, singles, music videos, compilations as well as having albums pay tribute by other artists.
|1975||Mental Notes||7||35||—||—||—||Debut album, released in Australia and New Zealand only.|
|1976||Second Thoughts||18||25||—||—||—||Final album with Phil Judd, first international release|
|1977||Dizrythmia||3||18||—||—||—||First album with Neil Finn, Nigel Griggs, Malcolm Green|
|1979||Frenzy||13||24||—||—||Released in Australia and New Zealand only, first Split Enz album to sell gold in Australia (35,000+ units)|
|1981||Waiata/Corroboree||1||1||17||—||45||Released with the title Corroboree in Australia|
|1982||Time and Tide||1||1||4||71||58|
|Frenzy||49||—||U.S. and Canadian release only|
|1984||See Ya 'Round||5||29||—||—||—|
Note: All studio albums and the greatest hits compilation Spellbound received a digitally remastered re-release on 20 May 2006 with limited edition digipaks and some containing bonus tracks. Frenzy and Corroboree were also remixed, with an altered running order.
- 1985 The Living Enz – NZ #9, Aus #88
- 1994 Anniversary
- 2005 Extravagenza – NZ Heatseekers #7
- 2011 Greatest Hits Live
- 1979 The Beginning of the Enz – NZ #35
- 1982 Enz of an Era – NZ #1, Aus #8
- 1987 The Split Enz Collection 1973-1984 – Aus #41
- 1987 History Never Repeats – The Best of Split Enz – NZ #9, Aus #62
- 1992 Oddz and Enz
- 1992 Rear Enz
- 1993 The Best of Split Enz
- 1997 The Gold Collection (also issued as Stranger Than Fiction)
- 1997 Spellbound – NZ #17, Aus #5
- 2003 History: The Best of Split Enz – Aus #56
- 2006 The Collection - The Best of the Early Years (UK)
- 2007 The Rootin Tootin Luton Tapes
Fan Club specific
- 2001 I Like It Rare
- 2003 I Like It Rare 2
- 2005 I Like It Rare 3 - A Paul Hester Tribute
- 2007 I Like It Rare 4
- 1993 Split Enz 1972-1979 (gold box set including Mental Notes, Second Thoughts, Dizrythmia, Frenzy, The Beginning Of The Enz and exclusive rarities collection Oddz And Enz, plus extensive history booklet)
- 1993 Split Enz 1980-1984 (silver box set including True Colours, Corroboree, Time And Tide, Conflicting Emotions, See Ya 'round and exclusive rarities collection Rear Enz, plus extensive history booklet).
- 2007 Enz to Enz - The Ultimate Split Enz Box Set
- 2007 Live In America
- 1996 ENZSO – A collection of Split Enz songs as performed by notable New Zealand artists such as Dave Dobbyn and Split Enz members Tim Finn and Neil Finn composed by Eddie Rayner and performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (NZSO).
- 1998 ENZSO 2 – A second collection of Split Enz songs alike ENZSO with different songs and performers with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.
- 2005 She Will Have Her Way – A collection of songs written by Neil and Tim Finn, including several written and performed originally by Split Enz, performed by notable Australian and New Zealand female artists/female-led bands such as Little Birdy, Goldenhorse, Missy Higgins and Lisa Miller.
- 2010 He Will Have His Way – A collection of songs as a follow up to She Will Have Her Way but with male artists and male-led bands.
- 2011 They Will Have Their Way – A compilation of the two Have Her/His Way albums with extra tracks.
Where available, chart positions are given for each country of release. A mark of " — " indicates the single was released in that country, but did not chart. Cells in dark grey indicate that the single was not released in that country.
|Year||Title||Chart positions||Notes||from Album|
|1973||For You/Split Ends||—||As Split Ends||Non-album releases|
|Sweet Talkin' Spoon Song/129||—|
|1975||No Bother to Me/Home Sweet Home||—|
|1976||Late Last Night/Time for a Change||—||93||Eventually re-recorded for Second Thoughts||Non-album release|
|Matinee Idyll/Lovey Dovey||—||Second Thoughts|
|1977||Another Great Divide/Stranger Than Fiction||—||—||—||—||—||Non-album release|
|Bold as Brass/Sugar and Spice||—||—||—||—||—|
|1978||I See Red/Hermit McDermitt; Message Boy||43||15||—||—||—||Frenzy|
|1979||Give it a Whirl/Frenzy||—||—|
|Things/Semi Detached||—||—||Non-album release|
|1980||I Got You/Double Happy||1||1||13||12||53||US #50 (Cashbox)||True Colours|
|I Hope I Never/Hypnotised; Carried Away||33||18||—||—||—|
|Nobody Takes Me Seriously/The Choral Sea||—||—|
|What's the Matter with You/Nobody Takes Me Seriously; The Choral Sea||—|
|One Step Ahead/In the Wars||6||5||47||—||104||Waiata|
|1981||Poor Boy/Missing Person (Live)||—||—||True Colours|
|History Never Repeats/Holy Smoke||5||4||—||63||—||Waiata|
|I Don't Wanna Dance/Shark Attack; What's the Matter with You||—||65||—||—||—|
|Hard Act to Follow/Ghost Girl; Clumsy||—|
|Iris/Iris (mono version)||—|
|1982||Dirty Creature/Make Sense of It||3||6||—||—||—||Time and Tide|
|Six Months in a Leaky Boat/Fire Drill||7||2||7||83||104||US #81 (Cashbox)|
|Never Ceases to Amaze Me/I See Red (Live)||50|
|Hello Sandy Allen/I See Red (Live)||—|
|1983||Next Exit/Two of a Kind; Remember When||47||Non-album release|
|Strait Old Line/Parasite||15||42||—||—||—||Conflicting Emotions|
|1984||Message to My Girl/Kia Kaha||28||12||—||—||—|
|I Wake Up Every Night/Conflicting Emotions||—|
|I Walk Away/Over Drive||13||45||See Ya 'Round|
|One Mouth is Fed/This is Massive||—||—|
|1989||I See Red||27||75|
|1997||I Got You||—|
|1999||History Never Repeats/I See Red||—|
Those marked as * have since surfaced and been uploaded on YouTube.
- "Bergen aan Zee"* - Phil Judd (The bridge from this song was used in "History Never Repeats")
- "Does Anyone Here Understand My Girlfriend?" - Paul Hester
- "Eddie's Got The Horn" - Old Mill House jam
- "Edible Flowers" - Tim Finn, Neil Finn (From the 1999 Split Enz sessions. Later released on the Finn Brothers album Everyone Is Here)
- "Exaggerate" (aka "Exaggeration")
- "Family Way"* - Tim Finn
- "The First To Say Gone" - Neil Finn (Later morphed into "Catherine Wheels", released on the Crowded House album Together Alone)
- "Get Out Of My Way" (aka "Headstrong")
- "Going Back Tomorrow" - Old Mill House jam
- "Hassle Malcolm" - instrumental
- "Hidden Blessings" - Tim Finn?
- "How Come"* - Tim Finn
- "The Instrumental" (aka "The Five Minute Wonder")
- "Lord Nord" (From the 1999 Split Enz sessions)
- "Nothing Lasts"* - Tim Finn
- "Marks And Sparks"
- "Murder" - Tim Finn
- "My Darkest Day" - Neil Finn
- "My Own Backyard" - Tim Finn
- "The Old Mill House" - Old Mill House jam
- "Outer Mongolia" - Tim Finn (partially recycled on "Murder" and 1982 B-side "Fire Drill")
- "Platform Three" - Neil Finn
- "Play It Strange"* - Phil Judd (on promo CD)
- "Prophecy"* - Phil Judd
- "Pus-head" - instrumental
- "Sailing Away" - Tim Finn
- "Silent But Deadly" - Tim Finn, Neil Finn
- "Snake Charm Boogie" - The Ninees (Neil Finn & Noel Crombie) (mentioned in Peter Green's online diary at frenz.com)
- "Something So Strong" - Neil Finn (Later released as a single for Crowded House from the self-titled album)
- "Sooner The Better"* - Mal Green
- "Up Against A Brick Wall"*- Tim Finn
- "When the Spirit Moves Us" - Tim Finn
- "Who's Got The Biggest Bumhole of Us All?" - Old Mill House jam
- "You And Your Long Lost Lover"* - Tim Finn
- "Zodiatrical" - Unknown
- Video cassette releases
- 1980 Live In Concert (aka True Colours live) - live TV studio performance produced for TV program Nightmoves
- 1982 Time and Tide Live - Canadian release
- 1987 History Never Repeats - The Best of Split Enz (U.S. version)
- 1989 History Never Repeats - The Best of Split Enz (Australia/New Zealand version)
- 1993 Split Enz 1972-1992 (repackage of Australia/New Zealand version of History Never Repeats)
- DVD releases
- 2002 Split Enz (DVD)
- 2007 One Out of the Bag - 2006 live concert performance at the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne - CD/DVD
- 1975 "Spellbound"
- 1975 "Maybe"
- 1975 "So Long For Now"
- 1976 "Late Last Night" (Full colour version)
- 1976 "Late Last Night" (Colour and sepia version)
- 1976 "Sweet Dreams"
- 1976 "Lovey Dovey"
- 1977 "My Mistake"
- 1977 "Bold as Brass"
- 1977 "Crosswords"
- 1977 "Jamboree"
- 1978 "I See Red"
- 1978 "Hermit McDermitt"
- 1978 "Famous People"
- 1978 "She Got Body She Got Soul"
- 1979 "Give It a Whirl"
- 1979 "Things"
- 1980 "I Got You"
- 1980 "I Hope I Never"
- 1980 "One Step Ahead"
- 1981 "History Never Repeats"
- 1981 "I Don't Wanna Dance"
- 1982 "Dirty Creature"
- 1982 "Six Months in a Leaky Boat"
- 1982 "Never Ceases to Amaze Me"
- 1983 "Next Exit"
- 1983 "Strait Old Line"
- 1984 "Message to My Girl"
- 1984 "I Walk Away"
- 1989 "I See Red" (live)
Enzology  is a ten-part radio documentary about Split Enz produced by Jeremy Ansell for Radio New Zealand. The program originally aired in Australia and New Zealand in 2005. The companion website used the cover art as design inspiration, and is currently (Jan/Feb 2008) hosting a podcast of all ten episodes.
- "charts.org.nz > Split Enz in New Zealand Charts". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2017-02-05.
- Australian chart peaks:
- Top 100 (Kent Music Report) peaks to 19 June 1988: Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. St Ives: Australian Chart Book. p. 288. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. N.B. The Kent Report chart was licensed by ARIA between mid-1983 and 19 June 1988.
- Top 50 (ARIA Chart) peaks from 26 June 1988: "australian-charts.com > Split Enz in Australian Charts". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2017-02-05.
- Top 100 (ARIA Chart) peaks from January 1990 to December 2010: Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988–2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing.
- "Official Charts > Split Enz". The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 2017-02-05.
- "Chart Runs for: Split Enz (from ukmix.org)". Imgur.com. Retrieved 2017-02-05.