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The Quiet Bits (Live Stuff and Other Sides)

by My Friend The Chocolate Cake

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Originally included as a bonus CD with the initial release of "Brood" in 1994, The Quiet Bits (Live Stuff and Other Sides) is now available online for the first time ever.


released January 1, 1995

All tracks written by David Bridie and published by Mushroom Music
Except track 3 written by John Cale (Polygram Music)
Track 4 written by Helen Mountfort and Hope Csutoros (Mushroom Music)
Track 7 written by Andrew Richardson and David Bridie (Mushroom Music)
Track 8 written by Andrew Carswell (Mushroom Music)
Track 9 written by Randy Newman (MCA Australia)

Tracks 3, 7, 8, 9 were recorded at Metropolis in 1993 by Doug Roberts. Mixed at Sorcerer Sound New York by Jim Rondinelli. Produced by David Bridie and Helen Mountfort

Tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 10 were recorded live at the Universal Theatre on Friday 2nd December 1994. Engineered by Brendan O'Neill and Produced by Paul Petran. Live mix by Stuart McPhee


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My Friend The Chocolate Cake Melbourne, Australia

Their name alone should have ensured a quiet life. No one dreamed of ARIA awards, two years of sold-out Edinburgh Festival dates or the kind of ageless and eternally devoted audience. Somewhere within the unlikely union of kitchen sink piano tales, vivid chamber orchestration and hell-raising instrumental shenanigans, the Melbourne band has carved out a 20 year, seven album history. ... more

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