Split Enz

Split Enz BIOGRAPHY

Split Enz

Label(s): A&M Records
Recording Years: 1978-1985

Signed Split Enz in June 1980.

The Split Enz album True Colours was the first laser-etched disc from A&M Records.

The Split Enz single "I Got You" debuted at #1 in Australia and stayed there for more than two months. It reached #1 in New Zealand and Israel.

Australia's first video cassette was Split Enz's True Colours A&M album.

The first laser disc in the world was Split Enz's True Colours' on A&M Records.

Split Enz's Waiata album went platinum during its first week of release in Australia.

Split Enz's Waiata album went platinum in 3.5 days in their native New Zealand and debuted at #1 on the New Zealand Top 70 Album Chart.

Jo Jo Zep
Tim Finn

PLAYERS IN THE BAND
Eddie Rayner
   Born: May 19, 1941
   Instrument(s): keyboards
   See Jo Jo Zep
Malcolm Green
   Born: Jan 25, 1953
   Instrument(s): drums
Neil Finn
   Born: May 27, 1958
   Instrument(s): guitar, vocals
Nigel Griggs
   Born: Aug 18, 1949
   Instrument(s): bass
Noel Crombie
   Born: Apr 17, 1953
   Instrument(s): percussion
Tim Finn
   Born: Jun 25, 1952
   Instrument(s): vocals
   See Tim Finn


Split Enz PHOTOS

Split Enz DISCOGRAPHY

FORMAT KEY LEGEND

FORMAT KEY
  1 = long playing vinyl album
  2 = compact disc
  3 = VHS video tape
  4 = cassette tape
  5 = Digital Compact Cassette
  7 = 7-inch vinyl single
  8 = 8-track tape
  9 = Longbox cassette
  0 = open reel tape
12 = 12-inch single
PS = picture sleeve
TS = cassette single
MT = mastertone/ringback

Split Enz U.S. Album Discography

TITLELABELSTOCK NO.RELEASED
Best of Split EnzA&M RecordsSP 32800000
Conflicting EmotionsA&M RecordsSP 49631983
FrenzyA&M RecordsSP 31530000
History Never Repeats (Best of)A&M Records75021 32891990
History Never Repeats (Best of)A&M RecordsSP 32891987
Time and TideA&M RecordsSP 32560000
Time and TideA&M RecordsSP 48941982
Time and TimeA&M Records75021 32561990
True ColoursA&M Records75021 32351990
True ColoursA&M RecordsSP 32350000
True ColoursA&M RecordsSP 48221980
WaiataA&M RecordsSP 32550000
WaiataA&M RecordsSP 48481981

Split Enz U.S. Singles and E.P. Discography

TITLE:LABEL:STOCK NO.:RELEASED:
Dirty Creature/Make Sense of ItA&M Records24301982
I Don't Wanna Dance/Hard Act to Follow/History Never RepeatsA&M RecordsSP 171571981
I Got You/Double HappyA&M Records22521979
I Got You/Message to My GirlA&M RecordsSP 174831987
I Hope I Never/Choral Sea (the)A&M Records22851979
Iris/ClumsyA&M Records23511981
Message To My Girl/Kia KahaA&M Records26521984
Nobody Takes Me Seriously/MissingA&M RecordsSP 171381984
One Step Ahead/In the WarsA&M Records23391981
Six Months in a Leaky Boat/Hello SandyA&M RecordsSP 200150000
Six Months in a Leaky Boat/Hello Sandy/Never Ceases to Amaze MeA&M RecordsSP 171921982
Six Months in a Leaky Boat/Make Sense of ItA&M Records24111982
What's the Matter with You/Nobody Takes Me SeriouslyA&M Records22931979

Split Enz U.S. Song List

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Best of Split Enz0SP 3280

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Conflicting Emotions1983SP 4963
Strait Old Line
Bullet Brain and Cactus Head
Message To My Girl
Working Up An Appetite
Our Day
No Mischief
Devil You Know (the)
I Wake Up Every Night
Conflicting Emotions
Bon Voyage

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Conflicting Emotions20116025278528
Strait Old Line
Bullet Brain and Cactus Head
Message to My Girl
Working Up an Appetite
Our Day
No Mischief
Devil You Know (the)
I Wake Up Every Night
Conflicting Emotions
Bon Voyage

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Dirty Creature/Make Sense of It19822430
Dirty Creature
Make Sense Of It

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Frenzy0SP 3153
I See Red
Give It a Whirl
Master Plan
Betty
Frenzy
Stuff and Nonsense
Marooned
Hermit Mcdermitt
Holy Smoke
Semi-Detached
Carried Away
She Got Body 1
Mind Over Matter
Livin' It Up

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
History Never Repeats (Best of)1987SP 3289
I Got You
Hard Act To Follow
Six Months in a Leaky Boat
What's the Matter with You
One Step Ahead
I See Red
Message To My Girl
History Never Repeats
I Hope I Never
Dirty Creature
Poor Boy

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
History Never Repeats (Best of)199075021 3289
I Got You
Hard Act To Follow
Six Months in a Leaky Boat
What's the Matter with You
One Step Ahead
I See Red
Message To My Girl
History Never Repeats
I Hope I Never
Dirty Creature
Poor Boy

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
I Don't Wanna Dance/Hard Act to Follow/History Never Repeats1981SP 17157
I Don't Wanna Dance
Hard Act To Follow
History Never Repeats

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
I Got You/Double Happy19792252
I Got You
Double Happy

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
I Got You/Message to My Girl1987SP 17483
I Got You
Message To My Girl

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
I Hope I Never/Choral Sea (the)19792285
I Hope I Never
Choral Sea (the)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Iris/Clumsy19812351
Iris
Clumsy

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Message To My Girl/Kia Kaha19842652
Message To My Girl
Kia Kaha

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Nobody Takes Me Seriously/Missing1984SP 17138
Nobody Takes Me Seriously
Missing

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
One Step Ahead/In the Wars19812339
One Step Ahead
In the Wars

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Six Months in a Leaky Boat/Hello Sandy0SP 20015
Six Months in a Leaky Boat
Hello Sandy

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Six Months in a Leaky Boat/Hello Sandy/Never Ceases to Amaze Me1982SP 17192
Six Months In a Leaky Boat
Hello Sandy Allen
Never Ceases to Amaze Me

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Six Months in a Leaky Boat/Make Sense of It19822411
Six Months In a Leaky Boat
Make Sense of It

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Time and Tide1982SP 4894
Dirty Creature
Giant Heartbeat
Hello Sandy Allen
Never Ceases To Amaze Me
Lost For Words
Small World
Take a Walk
Pioneer
Six Months In a Leaky Boat
Haul Away
Log Cabin Fever
Make Sense Of It

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Time and Tide20116025278517
Dirty Creature
Giant Heartbeat
Hello Sandy Allen
Never Ceases to Amaze Me
Lost for Words
Small World
Take a Walk
Pioneer
Six Months in a Leaky Boat
Haul Away
Log Cabin Fever
Make Sense of It

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Time and Tide0SP 3256
Dirty Creature
Giant Heartbeat
Hello Sandy Allen
Never Ceases To Amaze Me
Lost For Words
Small World
Take a Walk
Pioneer
Six Months In a Leaky Boat
Haul Away
Log Cabin Fever
Make Sense Of It

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Time and Time199075021 3256
Dirty Creature
Giant Heartbeat
Hello Sandy Allen
Never Ceases To Amaze Me
Lost For Words
Small World
Take a Walk
Pioneer
Six Months In a Leaky Boat
Haul Away
Log Cabin Fever
Make Sense Of It

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
True Colours1980SP 4822
I Got You
Shark Attack
What's the Matter With You
Double Happy
I Wouldn't Dream Of It
I Hope I Never
Nobody Takes Me Seriously
Missing Person
Poor Boy
How Can I Resist Her
Choral Sea (the)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
True Colours0SP 3235
I Got You
Shark Attack
What's the Matter With You
Double Happy
I Wouldn't Dream Of It
I Hope I Never
Nobody Takes Me Seriously
Missing Person
Poor Boy
How Can I Resist Her
Choral Sea (the)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
True Colours201682839 323529
I Got You
Shark Attack
What's the Matter With You
Double Happy
I Wouldn't Dream Of It
I Hope I Never
Nobody Takes Me Seriously
Missing Person
Poor Boy
How Can I Resist Her
Choral Sea (the)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
True Colours199075021 3235
I Got You
Shark Attack
What's the Matter With You
Double Happy
I Wouldn't Dream Of It
I Hope I Never
Nobody Takes Me Seriously
Missing Person
Poor Boy
How Can I Resist Her
Choral Sea (the)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Waiata0SP 3255
Hard Act to Follow
One Step Ahead
I Don't Wanna Dance
Iris
Wail
Clumsy
History Never Repeats
Walking Through the Ruins
Ships
Ghost Girl
Albert Of India

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Waiata199075021 3255
Hard Act to Follow
One Step Ahead
I Don't Wanna Dance
Iris
Wail
Clumsy
History Never Repeats
Walking Through the Ruins
Ships
Ghost Girl
Albert Of India

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Waiata1981SP 4848
Hard Act to Follow
One Step Ahead
I Don't Wanna Dance
Iris
Wail
Clumsy
History Never Repeats
Walking Through the Ruins
Ships
Ghost Girl
Albert Of India

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Waiata20116025278518
Hard Act to Follow
One Step Ahead
I Don't Wanna Dance
Iris
Wail
Clumsy
History Never Repeats
Walking Through the Ruins
Ships
Ghost Girl
Albert of India

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
What's the Matter with You/Nobody Takes Me Seriously19792293
What's the Matter With You
Nobody Takes Me Seriously


Split Enz MUSIC CHARTS

Split Enz on Record Charts

US ALBUMS
TITLESTOCK NO.CHART NAMEPEAK
Conflicting EmotionsSP 4963Billboard Pop137
Time and TideSP 4894Billboard Pop58
True ColoursSP 4822Billboard Pop40
WaiataSP 4848Billboard Pop45
US SINGLES & EPs
TITLESTOCK NO.CHART NAMEPEAK
I Got You/Double Happy2252Billboard Pop53