Sunday, 16 July 2017

Drone - The Land Of The Free
1986


The back cover has nothing printed on it. It is just  black.


This is Art band Drone's first single. They were formed from the ashes of Tauranga band Rome. Darryl Hocking and Daniel Newnham had both played in Rome and where attending Elam Art School at University of Auckland. Rosemary Whitehead also hailed from Tauranga. They released two singles and an album in New Zealand as well as an E.P. in the UK. Here's an excellent telling of the history of Drone.





Drone
Gareth Farr
Percussion
Daniel Newnham
Vocals/Bass
Darryl Hocking
Guitar
Rosemary Whitehead
Keyboards
I believe Daniel Newnham play the strings but I am not 100% sure. Please leave a comment if you know.

New Zealand Vinyl Discography
Singles Label Year
Land Of The Free 1986
Cavern DDR 1989
Albums
Drone DDR 1989

2 comments:

  1. Excellent, thanks for this! I'll be posting their LP on my NZ Music Blog -- http://switchedout.blogspot.co.nz -- at some point soon too.

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