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NB This artist page is for the Australian Rock band “Choirboys”.
http://www.thechoirboys.co.uk/ is the website of the popular UK choir boyband “The Choirboys”.
Please fix your tags if you are a fan of the UK choral trio.

Shortly after Cold Chisel both defined and popularized the sound of Australian pub rock, the Choirboys formed in Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Singer Mark Gable, guitarist Brad Carr, and drummer Lindsay Tebbutt performed around Sydney’s pub scene for several years through the early ’80s before one of their demos fell into the hands of George Young of the Easybeats. Together with Harry Vanda he produced the Choirboys’ self-titled debut album in 1983. “Never Gonna Die,” their first single, made it to the Top 20 of the national charts. While touring, Gable ruptured his vocal chords and the band were forced into hiatus, unable to capitalize on their sudden popularity for three years.

When they re-emerged in 1987 with new guitarist Brett Williams and a new album called Big Bad Noise things continued as if they’d never been gone. The album eventually went double platinum and its lead single “Run to Paradise” became the biggest hit of their career, remaining a soundtrack for football games and backyard barbecues for decades to come. Big Bad Noise’s other singles, “Struggletown” and “Boys Will Be Boys” both charted as well.

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  • DavidAlejo97

    One Hit Wonder...

    20 Nov 2013 Reply
  • Mr_Damage

    You talk big but you 'aint got nothin to say

    26 May 2012 Reply
  • DominicandLuke

    It's because PEOPLE on The Choirboys page have informed Last.fm that the name is incorrect, now its probably someone who is a fan of ChoirBoys. being idiots LOL

    8 Nov 2011 Reply
  • Radli_B_Fine

    It's pretty simple really, the awesome Aussie rock band are called "Choirboys" - they never used the prefix "The". They also don't have a capital-B in the middle. "The Choirboys" are actual boys whose balls haven't dropped yet.

    18 Jul 2011 Reply
  • Lord_Krichian

    nice

    21 Oct 2009 Reply
  • draaian

    I'll drink to that Hendo

    17 Aug 2009 Reply
  • RocknrollHendo

    Fuck the 3 little shits, the only Choirboys to me are the Aussie Rockers!

    4 Mar 2009 Reply
  • bisikle

    Y'know, I'm sure both 'groups' are 'fine' at what they do -- it would just be nice if the people who wanted to listen to actual choir boys could do that, and that people who want to listen to an Australian 'pub rock' band could do that. 'Though it is entertaining to read the juxtaposed comments of the two listening groups...

    8 Feb 2009 Reply
  • DragKing3498

    Its the actual Choirboys I like, not some ancient rock band!!

    2 Jan 2009 Reply
  • musiclikeabomb

    Hey I mean the boys 3 boys not 4 old man

    12 Nov 2008 Reply
  • jessmaggie

    one of the best australian rock bands EVER, i wish there were still bands like this around.

    14 Feb 2007 Reply
  • ipequey

    The previous poster is correct. One is from Australia the other is from the UK.

    24 Jul 2006 Reply
  • paracletelux

    There's two artists combined here. :-( One's a rock band from Australia and the other's actual Choirboys (3 of 'em from the UK).

    13 Jun 2006 Reply

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