Boom Crash Opera

Melbourne 1985-present

Discography

Albums

Great Wall                        1986    2   Produced by Steve Brown

Single   AUS   WEA

Maxi     AUS   WEA (1 extra track)

Hands Up In The Air               1986    2   Produced by Steve Brown

Single   AUS   WEA

Maxi     AUS   WEA 0.258620 (1 extra track)

Boom Crash Opera                  1987   10   Produced by Alex Sadkin and Steve Brown

CD       AUS   WEA
         USA   Warner Bros 9 25636-2

LP       AUS   WEA
         USA   Warner Bros 9 25636-1

MC       USA   Warner Bros 9 25636-4

These Here Are Crazy Times        1989   12   Produced by Jimmy Lovine, Richard Pleasance and Pete Smith

CD       AUS   WEA
         USA   Giant 9 26160-2 (issued 1990, 10 tracks; missing "End Up Where I Started" and "Superheroes", remixes?)

LP       USA   Giant 9 26160-1 (issued 1990, 10 tracks; missing "End Up Where I Started" and "Superheroes", remixes?)

Look! Listen! (Remixes)           1990   10

CD       AUS   WEA
         AUS   Ariola 74321 23460 2 (re-issue 1994)

Dreams On Fire                    1991    4   Produced by Keith Forsey and Boom Crash Opera

CD-EP    AUS   East West 903175894-2

Fabulous Beast                    1993   12   Produced by Don Gehman, Keith Forsey and Boom Crash Opera

CD       AUS   East West 74321238792

Born                              1995   10   Produced by Peter Farnan and Neil Wiles

CD       AUS   BMG 76896401962

MC       AUS

Gizmo Mantra                      1997   12   Produced by Daniel Denholm, Kalju Tonuma and Boom Crash Opera

CD       AUS

The Best Things - Greatest Hits   1998

CD       AUS   BMG

Contribution to album

The Big Steal (Soundtrack)   1990
Tram Tracks 1993             1993
Triple M Cordless            1993

Members

Farnan Peter (g,k,bv) 1985-present Urtle Urtle Urtle, Serious Young Insects, Sherine's X-Machine, The Masters Apprentices
Maslen Peter (d,perc,bv) 1985-present One Hand Clapping, Survival, Lisa Bade Band, Midnight Specials, Sherine's X-Machine, Irwin Thomas
O'Connor Greg (k,g) 1985-1994
Pleasance Richard (g,b,bv) 1985-1991
Ryder Dale (v) 1985-present Mad Mole, Survival, Gotta Whole Lotta Flair, Jive Dive Band
Tilley Ian (b,k,bv) 1992-present Red Not Blue
Vallance Mick (b) 1991 Serious Young Insects, Horsehead
West Dorian (b) 1991-1992 Wildland, The Party Boys, The Living Daylights, Scarymother

Sources of information: Stefan Warnqvist, Boom Crash Opera Official Homepage
© Magnus Holmgren
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