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The Go-Betweens were one of the most internationally influential indie rock bands from Australia, formed by guitarists Robert Forster (b. 1957) and Grant McLennan (1958-2006) in Brisbane in 1977. After disbanding in 1989, Forster and McLennan reformed the band in 2000 with a new line-up, however, they disbanded for good after McLennan died on May 6, 2006 of a heart attack.

The Go-Betweens were a critically-acclaimed cult act famously summarised by Village Voice critic Robert Christgau thus: “Robert Forster and… read more

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  • Avatar for A1000Mistakes
    On my last trip over east I meet Rob @ the Rocking Horse and then a few days later seen him play a great live show @ the Toff In Town! He's wicked, I never seen the band back in the day but he did play Surfing Magazines and some of my faves from Oceans Apart plus his new solo album is pretty great too!
  • Avatar for RiskGrave
    Another reason to be proud to be from Brissie.
  • Avatar for RussellChap
    better than INXS
  • Avatar for nakos26
    I miss them.
  • Avatar for prncsscldhrt
    where can i download a discography?
  • Avatar for lontano_away
    Desde que nos falta Grant Mclennan, el mundo se ha venido abajo.
  • Avatar for Merowinger110
    New HQ-pictures: http://www.last.fm/music/The+Go-Betweens/+images?sort=date
  • Avatar for LittleGib
    Not sure any 'legendary' Australian band has had many hits, if you want to quantify their value like this.
  • Avatar for KingFahtah
    You don't have to be obnoxious junkie weirdos to be a critically-acclaimed (overrated) legendary Australian band, but maybe it helps somewhat. They didn't have many hits either
  • Avatar for Andy-Soul
    25th Anniversary! Bought in October 1988 ... Still lovin´it!

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