The Stereo Bus

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The Stereo Bus
Origin Christchurch, New Zealand
Years active 1997–2000, 2011–
Labels Festival Records 1997 – 98
EMI Records 1998 – 2000
Associated acts Jean-Paul Sartre Experience, The Mutton Birds
Members David Yetton
Francis Hunt
Nick Buckton
Matthias Jordan
Mike Hall
Mike Franklin Browne
Past members Jason Fa'afoi
Bobby Kennedy
Mark Beaton

The Stereo Bus is a New Zealand band, formed by David Yetton, formerly of the Jean-Paul Sartre Experience.

The band recorded two albums: The Stereo Bus in 1997[1] and Brand New in 1999[2] and were originally active between 1997 and 2000.[citation needed]

In March 2011 founder David Yetton announced a new line-up and indicated he would return to playing live and recording under The Stereo Bus moniker[3]


Studio albums[edit]

The Stereo Bus
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Studio album by The Stereo Bus
Released 1997
Label Beats Bodega Records/EMI (NZ) Ltd.
  • The Stereo Bus (1997 – Beats Bodega Records – BEATS005 / EMI (NZ) Ltd. – 5226082)
    1. Shallow
    2. Don't Open Your Eyes
    3. Wash Away
    4. Mirror
    5. Be A Girl
    6. Tell
    7. Lie in the Arms
    8. Waste of Time
    9. Bright Lights
    10. Fade
    11. God's Fingers
    12. Far Away
Brand New
Studio album by The Stereo Bus
Released 1999
Recorded Roundhead Studios and York Street Studios, Auckland, New Zealand
Label EMI Music
Producer Alan Gregg
Neil Finn (Executive Producer)
  • Brand New (1999 – EMI – 5226092)
    1. Hey Thank You
    2. Touchdown
    3. Pretty Boys And Girls
    4. Birthday
    5. Brand New
    6. Quiet Rose
    7. Caramel
    8. Nova Scotia
    9. Let It Flow
    10. Hold You Close
    11. Burning Alcohol


  • Double Decker (2001) (Box set of first two albums)


  • Be a Girl
  • HeyThank You
  • Birthday


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  3. ^ "The Dave Yetton Interview". 16 March 2011. Retrieved 21 November 2011.