The Tenants (band)

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The Tenants
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Background information
Origin Bathurst, New South Wales Australia
Genres Australian pub rock, ska
Years active 1998–present
Labels Not signed
Associated acts Nancy Vandal
Website ReverbNation
Members Jason Rooke
Jeff Moore
Anthony Layton
Past members Gregory Thorsby
Dean Bakota

The Tenants are a band from Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia. The band won Triple J Unearthed in 1998 with the song "You Shit Me to Tears", which went on to be voted #3 in the Triple J Hottest 100, 1999.

Members[edit]

  • Dean Bakota (a.k.a. Deanie B) - drums (1998-2002)
  • Jeff Moore (a.k.a. JJ LaMoore) – bass guitar (1998–present)
  • Jason Rooke (a.k.a. Jase the Ace) – vocals, guitar (1998–present)
  • Anthony Layton (a.k.a. Ant Layton) – drums (2002–present)
  • Gregory Thorsby (a.k.a. Potato Cake) - guitar (1998-2001)

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Everything You Know is Wrong - Modern Music/Sony BMG (MM0031) (27 January 2006)
  • All My Favourite Bands are Breaking Up - Independent (24 February 2007)

EPs[edit]

  • You Shit Me to Tears - Oracle/MGM (ODCD-0247) (1999)
  • Caucasian Overbite - MGM (2002)

Singles[edit]

  • "You Shit Me to Tears" - Oracle/MGM (ODCD-0247) (1999) #54 Australia
  • "Pub Girl" - MGM (2001)
  • "Boredom" - MGM (2002)
  • "Get Started" - (2003) (Radio only)
  • "Ready to Rumble" - Shock (2003)

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