Yves Klein Blue
|Yves Klein Blue|
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Yves Klein Blue, 2007
|Origin||Brisbane, Queensland, Australia|
|Years active||2005–2010 |
Yves Klein Blue was an Australian indie/rock band from Brisbane. The band are signed to Brisbane record label Dew Process, under which they re-released their debut EP Yves Klein Blue Draw Attention to Themselves. Yves Klein Blue have supported a number of local and international acts, including The Veils, Franz Ferdinand, The Fratellis, The Living End, Ben Kweller, You Am I and The Grates, as well as enjoying slots at Big Day Out 2008, SxSW 2008, Pyramid Rock Festival 08 and Splendour in the Grass 2008. Their debut album, Ragged & Ecstatic, was released in Australia & New Zealand in July 2009. On 31 January 2011, they sent an email to mailing list subscribers and posted on their Facebook wall stating officially that they had disbanded in the second half of 2010.
In February 2013 Michael Tomlinson had formed a new band based in London, MT Official.
- Michael Tomlinson - lead vocals, rhythm guitar
- Charles Sale - lead guitar, keyboards
- Sean Cook - bass
- Chris Banham - drums, percussion
|Ragged & Ecstatic||42|
|Yves Klein Blue Draw Attention to Themselves||
|2008||"Polka"|| Yves Klein Blue Draw|
Attention to Themselves
|"Silence Is Distance"|
|2009||"Getting Wise"||Ragged & Ecstatic|
|2010||"Make Up Your Mind"|
Awards and nominations
- Triple J Hottest 100, 2008 - Yves Klein Blue made it into the top 100 songs of 2008 with their single "Polka" coming in 76th place.
- Triple J Hottest 100, 2009 - Yves Klein Blue made it into the top 100 songs of 2009 with their song "Getting Wise" coming in 79th place
- http://www.halo-17.net/7459.html[dead link]
- Yves Klein Blue Draw Attention to Themselves, 24 December 2006, fasterlouder.com.au
- Yves Klein Blue Record Album in America, 14 October 2008, ozmusicscene.com
- Yves Klein Blue - bio, (n.d.), dew-process.com
- Breakup email, 31 January 2011
- Breakup Facebook post, 31 January 2011
- "australian-charts.com - Australian charts portal". Hung Medien. Retrieved 13 February 2011.
- Triple J Hottest 100, 2008, abc.net.au/triplej
- Triple J Hottest 100, 2009 abc.net.au/triplej
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