The Mavis's were an Australian pop band from Ballarat, Victoria. The band was composed of Matt Thomas (guitar, vocals), his sister Becky Thomas (vocals), Nick Gill (guitar), Andrea Vendy (drums), and Josh Alexander (bass guitar). They are best known for their 1998 synth-driven single "Cry", which appeared on the Triple J Hottest 100 for 1998. The band also performed the song on Hey Hey It's Saturday.
The band was formed as a post-punk band in Ballarat in 1987 by singer-guitarist Matt Thomas (Matt Doll), his sister Beki Thomas on vocals, guitarist Andrew Craw, bassist Katherine McNulty, and drummer Andrea Vendy. Matt described forming the band as "a way to get away from Ballarat". They were named after a cat called Mavis that they saw while jamming in a friend's basement.
In 1990, the band moved to Melbourne and guitarist Andrew Craw was replaced by Nick Gill. They released their debut single, "RollercoasterЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Spindrift [1992, макси-сингл]
- Moon Drone Gold [1995, сингл]
- Box [1996, сингл]
- Lost [1996, сингл]
- Thunder [1996, сингл]
- Venus Returning [1996, альбом]
- Cry [1997, сингл]
- Lever [1998, сингл]
- Pink Pills [06.04.1998, альбом]
- Coming Home [2000, сингл]
- Happiness [26.02.2000, сингл]
- Rapture [2001, альбом]
- So Far... [2001, макси-сингл]
- Throwing Little Stones (Best Of) [2002, сборник]