Crowded Houseare a rock band formed in Melbourne, Australia Originally active from 1985 to 1996, the band had commercial and critical success around the world.
Original members were Neil Finn (vocalist, guitarist, primary songwriter) and Australians Paul Hester (drums) and Nick Seymour (bass). Later band members included Neil Finn’s brother, Tim Finn, and Americans Mark Hart and Matt Sherrod.
Neil and Tim Finn were each awarded an OBE in June 1993, for their contribution to the music of New Zealand.
Founding drummer Hester left in May 1994 citing family reasons, but briefly returned for their “Farewell to the World” Unfortunately in March 2005 Hester died by suicide, aged 46.
In 2006 the group re-formed with a new drummer Matt Sherrod and released two further albums both of which reached number one on Australia’s album chart. As of July 2010 the group has sold 10 million albums. In November 2016 they were inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame.
Crowded House Backing Tracks – Better be Home Soon … Distant Sun … Don’t Dream It’s Over … Don’t Stop Now … Fall At Your Feet … Four Seasons In One Day … Instinct … It’s Only Natural … Pineapple Head … Sister Madly … Something So Strong … Weather With You … World Where You Live …