Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Yeah I Want You/Love Cats/Hanging On The Telephone/Add It Up/Vicious
The Sharp was a 3-piece pop/rock band from Melbourne, Australia. The band formed in 1988 with Allan Catlin on double bass and lead vocals, Charlie Rooke on guitar and lead vocals, and Danny Simcic / Piet Collins on drums. The Sharp produced a string of MTV top 40 hit singles, including Train of Thought, Scratch My Back, Talking Sly and Alone Like Me . They became known for their black skivvies and energetic live show, including Catlin balancing on his double bass while playing, and Rooke leaping off the drum kit mid-solo.
Yeah I Want You is the third single release of the This is the Sharp Album by Australian pop-rock band The Sharp the single released in 1993 made it to AUS #44. It was recorded at Platinum Studios in Melbourne, Australia. As well as the single there are 4 great covers "Love Cats" (Cure) "Hanging On The Telephone" (Blondie) "Add It Up" (Violent Femmes) "Vicious" (Lou Reed)