Old New Zealand

...Tim Finn...

Tim Finn

Bryan Timothy Finn, O.B.E. "was born in Te Awamutu 25th of June 1952. Ten Pounds of boy, Haul away, haul away, haul away", as the song goes. Finn was a founding member of Split Enz and along with Phil Judd wrote much of their early material. Finn left Split Enz in june 1984 to concentrate on a solo career. He has also performed with brother Neil Finn's Crowded House and the Finn Brothers.



1983 Fraction Too Much Friction from the album Escapade #2 NZ, #8 Aus
1983 Made My Day from the album Escapade #22 Aus
1983 Staring At The Embers from the album Escapade #34 Aus
1984 Through The Years from the album Escapade #34 Canada
1984 In A Minor Key from the album Escapade
1985 Home For My Heart #87 Aus from The Coca-Cola Kid Soundtrack
1986 No Thunder No Fire No Rain from the album Big Canoe#24 NZ, #46 Aus
1986 Spiritual Hunger from the album Big Canoe
1986 Carve You In Marble from the album Big Canoe #33 NZ
1986 Sailing Away (All Of US) #1 NZ
1987 You Saved The World #1 Aus from the album Les Patterson Saves The World
1987 With You I'm Alive
1989 How'm I Gonna Sleep from the album Tim Finn #2 NZ, #24 Aus, #77 Canada
1989 Crescendo from the album Tim Finn #97 Aus
1989 Not Even Close from the album Tim Finn from the album Tim Finn #91 Canada
1989 Parihaka (with Herbs) originally from the album Tim Finn#6 NZ
1990 Long Hard Road (with Phil Judd)
1992 Islands (with MC Fli T)
1993 Hit The Ground Running from the album Before & After #14 NZ
1993 Persuasion from the album Before & After #6 NZ, #62 Aus
1993 Many's The Time from the album Before & After
1994 Runs In The Family #9 NZ
1998 Steel City from the Steel City Soundtrack
1999 Twinkle from the album Say It Is So
2001 What You've Done from the album Feeding The Gods #48 NZ
2006 Couldn't Be Done from the album Imaginary Kingdom
2007 Horizon from the album Imaginary Kingdom
2008 Out of This World from the album The Conversation


1983 Escapade (Mushroom Records) #1 NZ, #8 Australia, #161 U.S.
1986 Big Canoe (Virgin Records) #3 NZ, #31 Australia
1989 Tim Finn (Capitol Records) #8 NZ, #44 Australia
1993 Before & After (Capitol Records) #3 NZ, #34 Australia, #29 UK
1999 Say It Is So (Sonny's Pop Records)
2001 Feeding the Gods (Sonny's Pop Records) #27 NZ
2006 Imaginary Kingdom (Capitol Records) #18 NZ
2008 The Conversation (EMI Records)
2009 North, South, East, West...Anthology (Capitol Records) #15 NZ
2011 The View is Worth the Climb (ABC Music/Universal Music) #28 NZ

More Video Links

Audio Links

Tim Finn - Big Canoe Interview Disc - 1986

General Links

timfinn.com - Tim Finn's official website.
Elsewhere.co.nz - Tim Finn, A Timeline (2009): A solo, and sometimes solitary, man.
Myspace - Tim Finn's myspace page.