Stella One Eleven

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Stella One Eleven were an Australian pop/rock band formed in 1997. Based in Sydney, they released three full-length albums, two of which charted in Australia; three of the band's singles made the singles charts. The band was nominated for two Australian Recording Industry Association awards in 2001.


The band was formed when singer songwriter Cindy Ryan went into a studio in 1997 to record a solo album. But after working with the session musicians on her album including Genevieve Maynard and Pat Hayes who was a former member of The Falling Joys, she decided to form a band with them. Stella One Eleven’s first album “Mr Big Car” was released in 1999.

Stella One Eleven released their second album, "In Your Hands", in late 2000. The second album “In Your Hands” was nominated for two ARIA awards in October 2001 and generated a top 30 single on the Australian charts in 2001. The album also made the Alternative Top 20 album chart in late 2000. The band also wrote the theme song for “Youth Week” in Australia and were official Youth Week ambassadors.

Stella One Eleven album[edit]

The Stella One Eleven album was released on 6 October 2003 in Australia. It reached number 12 on the Australasian charts and generated two Top 50 singles – "Out There Somewhere/s.s.d. (Sweet Sweet Darling)" in October 2003 and "She" in March 2004. Australian producer Paul Mac produced the single "She".

Cindy Ryan collaborated with outside writers including Mark Seymour of Hunters and Collectors fame on ”Cold” and Paul Andrews of Lazy Susan on “Paleface” and “Beautiful Boys”.


The band consisted of

Neighbours soundtrack[edit]

Stella One Eleven's songs have featured in the background of the cafe run by Harold Bishop in the TV series Neighbours.




Year Song AUS chart
1999 "Only Good for Conversation" Mr Big Car
"She Lies"
2001 "Jump" In Your Hands
"Go Slow Girl" 31
2003 "Out There Somewhere"/"S.S.D." 33 Stella One Eleven
2004 "She" 36

Awards and recognition[edit]

Year Award[2] Work Result
2000 Best Independent Release "Only Good For Conversation" Nominated
2001 Best Adult Contemporary Album In Your Hands Nominated
Best Independent Release Nominated


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