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Another Day In The Sun, Clarodomineaux - recorded at Paradise Studios February 1985. Produced by Chris Logan (with thanks to Quick). Engineered by Tom Colley.

Horto, Ship In The Sky, Get the Picture, Tombstone, Tomorrow Never Knows, Confusion - recorded in The Loft September 1984. Produced and engineered by Chris Logan.

Look To Find, Million Years Past, I Once Knew, I’ll Lure You In, The Meadowsong - recorded at The Wireless Set October 1985. Produced and engineered by Chris Logan and The Moffs,

Look to Find, Million Years Past - remixed by Tom Kazas at Rich Music Studios 1993.

I Once Knew: Engineered and Produced by Tom Kazas in the Lab, March 1994.

Flowers, By The Breeze: Recorded at Glebe Studios August 1986. Produced Chris Logan Engineered by Dave Richards.

Tom Kazas: guitar, lead vocals, mellotron, piano
David Byrnes: bass guitar, backing vocals, (lead vocals track 8)
Nick Ports: organ (tracks 1,2,6,8,9,11), harmonica
Alan Hislop: drums: drums (except 12,14)
Andrew Byrnes: drums (tracks 12,14)
Mick Duncan: organ (tracks 3,4,7,10,15)
Damon Giles: organ (track 12,14)
Tatjana Grujic: vocals (track 3)

All songs written by Tom Kazas, except:
Get the Picture by David Byrnes
Horto by Kazas/Byrnes
Tombstone by Kazas/Bynes/Potts/Hislop
I’ll Lure You In by Kazas/Byrnes
The Meadowsong by Kazas/Byrnes/Duncan/Hislop
Tomorrow Never Knows by Lennon/McCartney

1984 songs originally self-released as 'the Demo' on cassette.
1985-1986 songs originally released on vinyl by Citadel Records, Sydney Australia

This compilation originally produced by Tom Kazas & Tim Pittman
Booklet research, interviews and liner notes by Tim Pittman.
All songs remastered by William Bowden and Tom Kazas at King Willy Sound.
This compilation cover design by Tim Pittman and Cameron Moss.
Booklet Layout and execution by Cameron Moss.
‘Sun’ design and all original cover art by Benevision.
Photos: Quick, Benevision

Thanks to: Tim Pittman and Feel Presents John Needham and Citadel Records, Greg ‘Quick’ Smyrell, Chris Logan, Mark Burchett, Tony Espie, Yvonne Byrnes, Little Ben, Victor Levi, Rocky.

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The Traveller, Quakers Drum - recorded at Studios 301 August 1987. Produced by The Moffs, Engineered by Adrian Bollard.

Cypress - recorded in the Lab June 1987. Produced and Engineered by Tom Kazas.

Eight Miles High, What Do What You Do - recorded at Riversound Studios May 1988. Produced by the Moffs.

Touch The Ground, Tapestry, I'm Surprised, The Grazing Eyes, Desert Sun, Always A Flame, Stealing Cake To Eat the Moon, Who'll Point You - recorded at Studios 301 March 1988. Produced by The Moffs and Tony Espie. Engineered by Tony Espie

Desert Sun - remixed by Tom Kazas at Rich Music Studios March 1994.

The Dolphin & I - recorded at Kingslane Studios August 1988. Produced by The Moffs

Tom Kazas: guitar, lead vocals
David Byrnes: bass guitar, backing vocals
Andrew Byrnes: drums, percussion
Scott Barnes: keyboards

All songs written by Tom Kazas, except:
Tapestry, Always Aflame by Kazas/D.Byrnes
I Am Surprised by Kazas/Byrnes/Byrnes
Stealing Cake (to Eat the Moon) by Kazas/Byrnes/Byrnes/Barnes
Eight Miles High by Clark/McGuinn/Crosby
What Do What You Do by Neil lnnes

Songs 1987-1989 originally released on vinyl by Citadel Records, Sydney Australia

This compilation originally produced by Tom Kazas & Tim Pittman 2008.
Booklet research, interviews and liner notes by Tim Pittman.
All songs remastered by William Bowden and Tom Kazas at King Willy Sound.
This compilation cover design by Tim Pittman and Cameron Moss.
Booklet Layout and execution by Cameron Moss.
‘Sun’ design and all original cover art by Benevision.
Photos: Quick, Benevision.

Thank you to the following: Tim Pittman and Feel Presents John Nedham and Citadel Records, Greg ‘Quick’ Smyrell, Chris Logan, Mark Burchett, Tony Espie, Yvonne Byrnes, Little Ben, Victor Levi, Rocky

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from A Young Person's Guide, released March 1, 2018

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the Moffs Sydney, Australia

The Moffs were a psychedelic rock band from Sydney from 1984-1989. They are perhaps best known for their 1985 song Another Day In The Sun. They incorporated many styles: psychedelic rock, progressive rock, blues rock, early post rock, atmospheric rock, 60s/80s pop, free improvisation, impressionistic lyrics, Greek folk music, experimental composition and repetitive minimalist structures. ... more

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