Old New Zealand

...Dave Dobbyn...

Below: Th' Dudes featuring Dave Dobbyn (center).

Th' Dudes

Dave Dobbyn started out as a guitarist/songwriter with seminal kiwi rock band Th' Dudes. After the break up of Th' Dudes Dobbyn went on to form DD Smash and have a successful solo career.

Discography

Singles:

1981 Lipstick Power - Non-album single

1981 Bull By The Horns - Non-album single

1986 Slice of Heaven (with Herbs) #1 NZ, #1 Aus
- from the album Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tale

1986 You Oughta Be In Love #2 NZ, #63 Aus
- from the album Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tale

1986 Sailing Away (as part of All of Us) #1 NZ - Non-album single

1988 Love You Like I Should #7 NZ, #70 Aus
- from the album Loyal

1988 Loyal #19 NZ, #70 Aus
- from the album Loyal

1989 Space Junk (Dave Dobbyn and the Lunnettes) #32 NZ - Non-album single

1991 Shaky Isles #26 NZ Non-album single

1993 Maybe the Rain #40 NZ
- from the album Lament for the Numb

1993 Don't Hold Your Breath
- from the album Lament for the Numb

1994 Language #4 NZ
- from the album Twist

1995 Lap of the Gods #13 NZ
- from the album Twist

1995 Naked Flame #20 NZ
- from the album Twist

1996 Poor Boy (ENZSO feat. Dave Dobbyn) #29 NZ from the album Enzso

1998 Waiting
- from the album The Islander

1998 Hanging in the Wire
- from the album The Islander

1999 Beside You #28 NZ
- from the album The Islander

2000 Just Add Water
- from the album Hopetown

2000 My Kinda People
- from the album Hopetown

2005 Welcome Home #10 NZ
- from the album Available Light

2005 Pour The Wine
- from the album Available Light

2006 You Got Heart
- from the album Available Light

2008 Wild Kisses Like Rain
- from the album Anotherland

2012 Feel Inside (And Stuff Like That) Flight of the Conchords charity single #1 NZ - Non-album single

Albums:

1986 Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tale (Various Artists) Sony BMG #5
1988 Loyal CBS Records #9
1993 Lament For The Numb Warner Music #13
1994 Twist Epic Records #8
1998 The Islander Columbia Records #1
2000 Hopetown Epic Records #9
2005 Available Light Sony BMG #3
2008 Anotherland Sony BMG #2

More Video Links

Beer and Jesus and Bic Runga
Footrot Flats: A Dog's Tale - Dave Dobbyn performs live at the re-release of Footrot Flats.
Radio With Pictures - Dave Dobbyn and Neil Finn interviewed by Karen Hay.

Audio Links

General Links

The Luck of the Irish - DD Smash's Journey from the Hinter to the Heartland. R.I.U. May 1986
Th' Dudes on Music.net.nz