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The Refreshments

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There are three artists with this name:
1. An alternative rock band from the United States
2. A rock band from Sweden
3. A power pop band from Finland

1. The Refreshments were a rock band from Arizona formed in 1992. They wrote and performed the title theme of King of the Hill, an animated series. The band split up in 1997, after releasing the album The Bottle and Fresh Horses and breaking from Mercury Records, their record label. Lead singer Roger Clyne and P.H. Naffah regrouped to form Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers.

Buddy Edwards is now a writer and has published his first novel Stuck Outside of Phoenix. Brian Blush is now a member of the local Arizona band Disasteroid, as well as doing regular acoustic shows, and his side project Luck and Trouble.

2. The Refreshments are also a Swedish rock group formed 1990 in Gävle.

During their first years they mainly played covers of 1950s rock-n-roll songs. Their debut album was the 1995 Both Rock’n’Roll followed by Trouble Boys. Both albums were produced by Billy Bremner who also played in the band during a few years.

Most of their songs are written by bass player Joakim Arnell. After the piano player Johan Blohm joined the band, they began playing the occasional country song. Two of their biggest hits are “Miss You Miss Belinda” and “One Dance, One Rose, One Kiss.” In 2003 thay had a big selling album with Rock’n’Roll X-mas. The Refreshments have also worked with Dave Edmunds, resulting in the live album A Pile Of Rock.

http://www.refreshments.nu/

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  • Uniontrade

    here are two bands with same name...Last FM never go to solve it? for the way...I am a big fan of Arizona Alternative Band owners of "Sin Nombre"

    11 Sep 2014 Reply
  • ASummerKiss

    Their new Album the 'Wow Factor' definitely has the Wow Factor!!

    21 Jun 2014 Reply
  • Zaqq_the

    Fizzy Fuzzy Big & Buzzy is a hugely underrated album.

    24 Sep 2013 Reply
  • bruckenleger

    never got my copy of Wheelie back - damn! looking for a Rain Convention copy - anyone? remember Yucca Tap on Sundays - miss it!

    11 Feb 2012 Reply
  • wjbjb

    Is It just me, or do some of the photos not jive up. I guess there are a few bands called the refreshments, but only one with Roger and P.H. Also you got to love RCPM.

    20 Jul 2011 Reply
  • xlosmakox

    i've loved this band since i was in high school two exceptional albums. never got to hear wheelie. to bad they couldnt stick it out together the whole band was great!! they're way more than king of the hill.

    8 May 2011 Reply
  • MaskedMokona

    Girly webcomic brought me to Girly ♥

    17 Apr 2011 Reply
  • UPRC

    KING OF THE HILL FUCK YEAH [10]

    10 Jan 2011 Reply
  • TheChevalier77

    KING OF THE HILL FUCK YEAH [9]

    21 Nov 2010 Reply
  • ihelix

    Fizzy Fuzzy Big and Buzzy....great CD. Every track a gem.

    12 Oct 2010 Reply
  • Lasse--

    I love them even though im not a metalhead! ♥

    2 Oct 2010 Reply
  • Avius_Mind

    I want wheelie cd damn it!

    24 Aug 2010 Reply
  • Plombs

    KING OF THE HILL FUCK YEAH [8]

    22 Aug 2010 Reply
  • Uniontrade

    SIN NOMBRE

    6 Jul 2010 Reply
  • Einer_von_Ihnen

    KING OF THE HILL FUCK YEAH [7]

    1 Jun 2010 Reply
  • mariep88

    KING OF THE HILL FUCK YEAH [6]

    18 May 2010 Reply
  • Kruiger

    KING OF THE HILL FUCK YEAH [5]

    18 Apr 2010 Reply
  • BetweenBigJeff

    KING OF THE HILL FUCK YEAH [4]

    14 Apr 2010 Reply
  • RoFL1k

    KING OF THE HILL FUCK YEAH [3]

    9 Apr 2010 Reply
  • King_Creole_35

    KING OF THE HILL FUCK YEAH [2]

    7 Feb 2010 Reply
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