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[ERA : 60s / Rock, Pop ]
Cherry Red Records UK/ The members of The Avengers (from New Zealand) were hand-picked by their manager Ken Cooper in early 1966 - to be the resident band at his new club in Wellington, New Zealand. After signing with HMV Records in early 1967, their first single came from an itinerant songwriter Chris Malcom who made up a song during an evening performance in front of an HMV A&R man. By the end of that week Chris and the group had recorded Everyone's Gonna Wonder, which was released in October 1967 and stormed into the National Top 20. The Avengers' harmony pop-psych sound soon got them noticed around the world, and Everyone's Gonna Wonder was released in the UK on Parlophone and Jubilee in the USA where Billboard reviewed it as a Hit Pick. Legendary Australian singer- songwriter Brian Cadd (then with The Groop) predicated that the Australian public is demanding a change and this must come. I think that The Avengers from New Zealand will be this change, their musical ability is exceptional. The group spent 1967-69 chalking up hit records while extensively touring, leaving behind eight singles and three albums. The Avengers new CD compilation collects all of their singles (never done before) and combines them with the best of their album tracks, all re-mastered from the original tapes for the first time.
Everybody's Gonna Wonder * Midnight Visitation * Summer Set Morning * Sunshine Lady * Love-Hate-Revenge * Days of Pearly Spencer * 1941 * Daniel the Postman * You Don't Understand * Waterpipe * Only Once in My Life * I Wouldn't Do That * Night Time * Fisherwoman * Take My Hand * You Better Come Home * Night in the City * Sally * September Winds * Only Last Year * What Price Love * Flower Girl * Out of Sight, Out of Mind * Love Is a One Way Ticket * Top 20 (Radio Spot) * Top 20 Time Check (Radio Spot) * This Show Is Groovy (Radio Spot)

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