EVEN

Even - Band Members

Even are an Australian indie rock three-piece, formed in March 1994, fronted by singer-songwriter-guitarist Ash Naylor, with Matthew Cotter on drums and Wally Kempton (also known as Wally Meanie) on bass guitar and backing vocals. Naylor and Cotter previously played together in the Melbourne band The Swarm.

IN STEREO (1995)

Even - In Stereo Cover

Tracks

  Media

1.24 Hour Cynic (4:05)
2.Superglue (4:04)
3.Naky Narlins (3:12)
4.Firesale (4:44)
5.Candle (3:41)
6.German Shepard (4:51)
7.Too Dark (2:25)  [Hidden Track]

Credits

Matt Cotter - The drums
Ashley Naylor - Guitar + Voice
Wally Kempton - Bass + B.V.'s

IL PRODUZIONE
Andy O'Beirne - Stable
Andy Baldwyn - Metropolis
Lindsay Gravina - Birdland
Bruce Mowson - Birdland
Link - B.V's on 2, 3 + 4

Releases


TEN TO FORTY-SIX (1995)

Even - Ten to Forty-Six Cover

Tracks

  Media

1.Stupid Dream (2:56)
2.Orange Hair (2:33)
3.All I Need (3:13)
4.Newfarm (3:40)
5.Postcard View (3:29)

Credits

ash: guitar, vocals
wal: bass, backing vocals
matt: drums
produced by greg wales & even
recorded & mixed by g.w. at hothouse/charing cross in winter '95
mastered by william bowden at festival
band photo by maikka
design by geoff
all songs: a. naylor/el reno music '95

Releases

SALTHILL (1996)

Even - Salthill Cover

Tracks

  Media

1.24 Hour Cynic (4:05)
2.Stupid Dream (2:56)
3.Superglue (4:04)
4.Postcard View (3:29)
5.Firesale (4:44)
6.All I Need (3:13)
7.German Shepard (4:51)
8.Orange Hair (2:33)
9.Newfarm (3:40)
10.Candle (3:41)
11.Naky Narlins (3:12)
12.Too Dark (2:25)

Credits

Matt Cotter - Drums
Wally Kempton - Bass, Vocals
Ashley Naylor - Guitar, Vocals
Artwork by Giant Beer
Photography by Maikka Trupp
Licensed from Rubber Records

Releases

Notes

This is a collection of the tracks from their first 2 EPs, In Stereo and Ten to Forty-Six.


ALL I NEED (1996 or 1997)

Even - All I Need Single Cover

Tracks

  Side A (45rpm):

  1. All I Need

  Side B (33-1/3rpm):

  1. New Farm
  2. Too Dark

Releases


LESS IS MORE (1996)

Even - Less Is More Cover

Tracks

  Media

1.Karmic Flop (3:19)
2.No One Understands Me (2:42)
3.Stop And Go Man (2:41) /
4.End To End (3:05)
5.Don't Wait (4:10)
6.Eternal Teen (4:32)
7.Weather King (2:34)
8.Way (3:23)
9.Dear Morris (4:25)
10.She Told Me So (4:45)
11.Little Red Taxi (3:09)
12.Peaches And Cream (5:46)

Credits

even is
matthew cotter - drums and percussion
ashley naylor - guitar and vocals
wally kempton - bass and vocals (hammond organ on 'karmic flop')
with
david orwell - viola on 'peaches and cream'
walesy - chicken shake and and acoustic twang on 'no one...'

produced by greg wales and even mixed by nick launay with greg wales
recorded at electric avenue and charing cross
arranged by even
'way' produced by g.w. and even at smash
'little red taxi' tracked at seed by tim johnston
charing cross sessions assisted by peter jones
electric avenue sessions assisted by robin gist
cheers to everyone at electric avenue, charing cross and seed
mastered by steve smart at 301
live sound by tim carton
muchas gracias to all of the above and the rubber clan

art and design by giant beer with even
band photos by maikka trupp
live photos by roberta onofrio

all songs written by a.naylor/el reno songs

2017 Vinyl Reissue:
  Remastered by John Ruberto
  Artwork recreated and enhanced by Mark van de Beek of Beek Creative

Releases


DON'T WAIT (1996)

Even - Don't Wait Single Cover

Tracks

  Media

1.Don't Wait (4:12)
2.'Til The End Of The Day (2:31) [The Kinks cover]
3.Golden Eyes (2:39)

Releases


STOP AND GO MAN (1996)

Even - Stop and Go Man Single Cover

Tracks

  Media

1.Stop and Go Man (2:41)
2.And Your Bird Can Sing (2:06) [The Beatles cover]
3.J-200 (1:39) [instrumental]
4.Dust (2:43)

Releases

Notes

Some copies came with a free Even badge. - Photo



Even - Stop and Go Man UK/European Single Cover

Tracks

  1. Stop and Go Man (2:41)
  2. No One Understands Me (2:42)

Releases


PEACHES & CREAM (1997)

Even - Peaches & Cream Single Cover

Tracks

  Media

1.Peaches & Cream (5:41)
2.(I'm Always Touched By Your) Presence Dear (2:56) [Blondie cover]
3.Suspended (4:31)

Releases


ONE SIDE NOT (1997)

Even - One Side Not Cover

Tracks

  Media

1.I Have Nothing (3:31)
2.Mayfair Laundry Bus (2:29)
3.Anymore (3:08)
4.On Time (3:32)

Credits

Written by Ashley Naylor
'I Have Nothing' recorded by Tim Johnston at Seed, assisted by 'Gordo'
'Mayfair Laundry Bus' and 'On Time' recorded by Greg Wales at Seed, assisted by 'Gordo'
'Anymore' recorded by John Ruberto at Crystal

Releases


NO SURPRISES (1998)

Even - No Surprises Single Cover

Tracks

  1. No Surprises
  2. One More Time (Demo Version)
  3. Are You Happy Now? (Demo Version)

Releases


COME AGAIN (1998)

Even - Come Again Cover

Tracks

  Media

1.Sunshine Comes (3:02)
2.Tell Me How (2:44)
3.No Surprises (2:49) /
4.Black Umbrella (3:22) /
5.Out My Window (3:19)
6.Watching My Door (2:46)
7.Underwater Dream (2:47)
8.4:18 (4:31)
9.Two Stones (3:46)
10.Better Road (5:06)
11.Getting By (5:45)
   

Credits

Produced by Tony Lash and Even
All songs by A. Naylor
Arranged by Even and Tony Lash
Mixed by Tony Lash
Recorded at Woodstock, Melbourne assisted by Peter Camilleri
Overdubs and Mixdown at AVAST! Recording Co., Seattle
Assisted by Kip Beelman and Stuart Hallerman
Mastered by Tony Lash at Superdigital Studios, Portland

Matthew Cotter - Drums
Wally Kempton - Bass Guitar, Vocals
Ashley Naylor - Vocals, Guitar & Keyboards
Thanks to Tony Lash for Keyboard contributions on tracks 5, 7, 10 and 11

Live Sound and Spectrum Analyzer: Tim Carton
Lights and "Can of Worms": Justin Naylor

Cover Photos - Maikka Trupp
Booklet Photos by Tony Lash, Wally, Ashley, David Rowland, Maikka Trupp, David Vodicka
Video Stills from footage shot by Brad Lawson and Patrick Hughes
Design - Empire Blue Design with Even

All tracks El Reno Songs [Rubber Music Publishing/Sony Music Publishing]

Releases


BLACK UMBRELLA (1998)

Even - Black Umbrella Single Cover

Tracks

  1. Black Umbrella
  2. What's Going Down?
  3. Corners
  4. True

Releases


WATCHING MY DOOR (1998)

Even - Watching My Door Single Cover

Tracks

  1. Watching My Door

Releases


SUNSHINE COMES (1999)

Even - Sunshine Comes Single Cover

Tracks

  1. Sunshine Comes (2:58)
  2. Nightfill (4:03)
  3. Little Red Taxi (Live) (2:51)
  4. No Surprises (Live) (2:48)
  5. Getting By (Live) (7:04)

Credits

All songs A. Naylor, El Reno Songs [Rubber Music/Sony Music Publishing]
Track 1 Taken from the album "Come Again"
  Mastered by Tony Lash at Superdigital Studios, Portland
Track 2 Engineered + mixed by Cal Orr at Shabtech July 1999
Tracks 2,3,4 + 5 Mastered by John Roberto at Crystal Mastering
Tracks 3,4 + 5 Recorded live at The Esplanade Hotel March 1999
Live recordings Mixed by 'Oysters' at Espy Recorders
  Engineered by Cameron Paine, assisted by Chris Lee
Thanks to Andrew from Garageland for extra guitar on Getting By
Distributed by BMG Australia, a unit of BMG Entertainment.
Made in Australia ℗ 1999 Rubber Records/BMG Australia Ltd.
© 1999 Rubber Records/BMG Australia Ltd.
Cover pic Wally Kempton
Inside pic Ashley Naylor
Design Empire Blue Design

Releases


ROCK AND ROLL SAVE MY LIFE (2000)

Even - Rock And Roll Save My Life Single Cover

Tracks

  Side A:

  1. Rock And Roll Save My Life

  Side B:

  1. Shakin' Street [MC5 cover]
  2. Last One

Releases

Notes

The back cover says "This record must be played at 45 RPM," but the record labels are marked "33 RPM."



Tracks

  1. Rock And Roll Save My Life (4:02)
  2. Seconds (4:19)
  3. No Surprises (2:45)
  4. Black Umbrella (3:18)
  5. Stop And Go Man (2:40)
  6. Don't Wait (4:08)

Releases

Notes

This is a promo sampler that contains 2 tracks from the forthcoming album, A Different High ("Rock and Roll Save My Life" and "Seconds"), and 4 earlier tracks.


A DIFFERENT HIGH (2001)

Even - A Different High Cover

Tracks

  Media

1.I'm Gonna Try (5:55)
2.Electric Light (4:54)
3.Life Gets In The Way (4:53)
4.Shining Star (3:16)
5.Seconds (4:19)
6.Kommercial Radio (3:48)
7.Beautiful Day Never End (3:43)
8.Bowie In My Dreams (6:45)
9.Uncommonwealth (2:34)
10.Rock And Roll Save My Life (4:03)
11.The Beat Parade (4:06)
12.Mountain High (2:14)
13.We Are The Purple Nazz (8:08)
   

Releases


SHINING STAR (2001)

Even - Shining Star Single Cover

Tracks

  Media

1.Shining Star (3:16)
2.Same Again (4:33) [instrumental]
3.Sandymen Blues (Live - Corner Hotel, August 1999) (5:45)

Releases


ELECTRIC LIGHT (2001)

Even - Electric Light Single Cover

Tracks

  1. Electric Light (Single Version)
  2. Underwater Dream (Live)
  3. A Spaced Oddity
  4. Electric Light (Album Version)
  5. Reprise

Releases


FIRESALE: THE VERY BEST OF EVEN (2002)

Even - Firesale: The Very Best of Even Cover

Tracks

  1. No Surprises (2:47)
  2. Life Gets In The Way(4:50)
  3. Tell Me How (2:41)
  4. Firesale (4:44)
  5. She Told Me So (4:41)
  6. Karmic Flop (3:15)
  7. 4:18 (4:27)
  8. Black Umbrella (3:17)
  9. J-200 (1:37)
  10. Shining Star (3:16)
  11. Seconds (4:18)
  12. Electric Light (4:55)
  13. Two Stones (3:42)
  14. Suspended (4:21)
  15. Out My Window (3:15)
  16. Rock And Roll Save My Life (4:02)
  17. We Are The Purple Nazz (8:06)

Releases


THE STREET PRESS YEARS (2003)

Even - The Street Press Years Cover

Tracks

  Media

1.Time To See (3:47)
2.24 Hour Cynic(4:05)
3.Superglue (4:06)
4.Stupid Dream (2:58)
5.Don't Wait (4:12)
6.Stop And Go Man (2:40) /
7.Peaches And Cream (5:47)
8.I Have Nothing (3:33) /
9.Mayfair Laundry Bus (2:29) /
10.Sunshine Comes (3:02)
11.No Surprises (2:48) /
12.Black Umbrella (3:21) /
13.Shining Star (3:16) /
14.Electric Light (4:54)
15.Rock And Roll Save My Life (4:04)
   

Releases


FREE KICKS (2004)

Even - Free Kicks Cover

Tracks

  Media

1.Thunderbird (4:10)
2.Coming Back To Earth (4:48)
3.The Peasant Bar (4:12)
4.Now Or Ever Again (3:30)
5.Rags (3:37)
6.Dona Maria's Farm (3:21)
7.Need Action (3:04)
8.Going Against The Grain (5:30)
9.Before My Time (5:03)
10.Maybe Love (3:52)
11.If There's No You (6:06)
12.So Far So Good (5:37)
   

Credits

Ashley Naylor : Guitar, Keyboards & Vocals
Matthew Cotter : Drums & Percussion
Wally Kempton : Bass Guitar & Vocals

Produced by even for El Reno.
(Tracks 2, 4 & 9 produced by Steve ancliffe & even)
All songs by Ashley Naylor - Arranged by even.
(Rubber Music Publishing / Sony Music Publishing)
All tracks mastered by John Ruberto at Crystal Mastering, Melbourne.

All crowd photos reprinted with kind permission of Jim Marshall
even photo by Paul Griggs
Layout by even and Belle Piec @ F.U.K. Design

Releases


DOWNPAYMENT ON FUTURE GLORIES (1995-2003) (2004)

Even - Downpayment on Future Glories (1995-2003) Cover

Tracks

  1. Time To See (3:44)
  2. Black Umbrella(3:18)
  3. Tell Me How (2:42)
  4. End To End (3:04)
  5. No Surprises (2:46)
  6. Sunshine Comes (2:59)
  7. Peaches And Cream (5:46)
  8. Rock And Roll Save My Life (4:02)
  9. Life Gets In The Way (4:44)
  10. Bowie In My Dreams (6:32)
  11. Shining Star (3:15)
  12. Stupid Dream (2:54)
  13. Getting By (5:40)

Releases


RAINBOWS (2006)

Even - Rainbows Single Cover

Tracks

  Side A:

  1. Rainbows

  Side B:

  1. Racing To Christmas

Releases


EVEN (2008)

Even - Even Cover

Tracks

  Media

1.I Am The Light (3:27) /
2.Only One (3:41)
3.I Walk On (4:47)
4.Superstition Blues (3:34)
5.The Common Law (2:36)
6.Which Way To Run (5:24)
7.The Fool Who Made You Sad (4:20)
8.Sister Rock (4:12)
9.Tangled Up (4:12)
10.Rainbows (3:17)
11.Keep On Burning (5:23)
12.The Pinnacle (5:28)
   

Credits

Matthew Cotter - Drums, Percussion, Other [Quality Control]
Wally Kempton - Bass Guitar, Vocals, Other [Mayoral Duties]
Ashley Naylor - Guitar, Vocals, Piano, Other [Requisite Sundries]

Produced by Wayne Connolly and Even
Co-producers - Craig Pilkington, Hugh Counsell
Executive Producers - Angus Grabowski, Chris Hext, James Young, Jo Anne Ginn
All songs by A. Naylor
Arranged by Even
Engineered and Mixed by Wayne Connolly, assisted by Carl Schubert and Jarrad Hearman
Additional Engineering by Craig Pilkington and Hugh Counsell
Mastered by John Ruberto

Releases


I AM THE LIGHT (2006)

Even - I Am The Light Single Orange Vinyl

Tracks

  Side A:

  1. I Am The Light

  Side B:

  1. Superstition Blues

Releases


KEEP ON BURNING (2008)

Even - Keep On Burning Single Cover

Tracks

  1. Keep On Burning (Edit) (3:38)
  2. Keep On Burning (Album Version) (5:23)

Releases


BACK TO LIFE (2009)

Even - Back To Life Single Cover

Tracks

  1. Back To Life

Releases

Notes

The sleeve simulates a 7" vinyl die-cut sleeve.


TEMPERAMENTAL FLOWER (2009)

Even - Temperamental Flower Single Cover

Tracks

  1. Temperamental Flower (3:20)

Releases

Notes

The sleeve simulates a 7" vinyl die-cut sleeve.


IN ANOTHER TIME (2011)

Even - In Another Time Cover

Tracks

  Media

1.Satellite/Sunlight (6:31)
2.No Star (3:40)
3.Tempermental Flower (3:14)
4.To The Lights (4:10)
5.What You Wanna Do (3:59)
6.Overtime (4:43)
7.Waiting For You (4:27)
8.In Another Time (3:44)
9.Melody Mae (3:03)
10.There's No Time (4:10)
11.The Full English (5:48)
12.Satellite/Moonlight (4:21)
   

Releases


WHAT YOU WANNA DO (2011 or 2012)

Even - What You Wanna Do Single Cover

Tracks

  1. What You Wanna Do
  2. Beverly Drive

Releases


FIRST XVIII (2012)

Even - First XVIII Cover

Tracks

  Media

1.Black Umbrella (3:25) /
2.Don't Wait(4:13)
3.Stop And Go Man (2:37) /
4.No Surprises (2:43) /
5.Rock And Roll Save My Life (4:06)
6.I Have Nothing (3:29) /
7.24 Hour Cynic (4:08)
8.I Am The Light (3:35) /
9.Life Gets In The Way (4:55)
10.Mayfair Laundry Bus (2:26) /
11.Shining Star (3:12) /
12.Sunshine Comes (3:03)
13.We Are The Purple Nazz (8:10)
14.Little Red Taxi (3:12)
15.Peaches And Cream (5:49)
16.Coming Back To Earth (4:51)
17.Rainbows (3:19)
18.The Peasant Bar (4:15)
19.To The Lights (4:11) (Bonus Track on single CD version)
   

Releases


DON'T WAIT/LITTLE PIECE (2016)

Even - Don't Wait/Little Piece Double Single Side AEven - Don't Wait/Little Piece Double Single Side AA

Tracks

  Side A:

  1. Don't Wait

  Side AA:

  1. Little Piece

Releases


SATIN RETURNS (2018)

Even - Satin Returns Cover

Tracks

  Media

1.The Opener (4:25) /
2.Victoria (3:11)
3.Pretender (2:18)
4.Little Piece (3:19)
5.Out Of The Woods (4:02)
6.The Owl And The Lark (3:11)
7.Falling Down (5:31)
8.Jet Black (2:41)
9.Indian Ocean (4:02)
10.Merimbula (4:00)
11.Return To Stardust (9:26)
   

Credits

Matthew Cotter - Drums, Percussion
Wally Kempton - Bass, Vocals
Ashley Naylor - Guitar, Vocals

Written by A. Naylor
Produced by Ashley Naylor
Co-produced and Mixed by Michael Badger
Recorded by Finn Keane, James Bellew, Michael Badger, Neil Thomason, Tim Johnston

Releases


 

SELECT COMPILATIONS FEATURING TRACKS BY EVEN

TRIPLE TREAT - 2010 (2010)

Triple Treat - 2010 Cover

Tracks

  1. Back To Life (3:59) - Even
  2. I'm Heavy As I've Ever Been (5:18) - Ross McLennan
  3. Shades Of Stones (3:45) - The Ronson Hangup
  4. Temperamental Flower (3:18) - Even
  5. Pete Best (3:21) - Ross McLennan
  6. Our Day (4:01) - The Ronson Hangup

Releases


SHAKE YER POPBOOMERANG VOLUME 2 (2004)

Shake Yer Popboomerang Volume 2 Cover

Tracks

  1. Shake Yer Popboomerang (3:13) - Her Majesty's Finest
  2. Girl (3:16) - The Suits
  3. Stop, Go (3:10) - The Tranquilizers
  4. Summer Something (4:21) - The Sound Platform
  5. Be Engine (3:09) - Dappled Cities Fly
  6. Everything Has Gone (2:58) - Prettymess
  7. We'd Play You At Checkers (3:11) - Tamas Wells
  8. 74 Crown (4:12) - Even
  9. Going For The Drive (1:22) - Sneeze
  10. You Trip Me (5:16) - The Mome Raths
  11. I Will (2:36) - Lazy Susan
  12. You Are Her Only Friend (2:01) - Peabody
  13. The Loser (2:59) - Milli Davis
  14. Pet Indifference (live) (1:27) - Dollar Bar
  15. Stay Alive (3:20) - Jeff Samin
  16. Cunningham (2:41) - The Zebras
  17. For The Love & The Sound (3:05) - The Hovercrafts
  18. No One (4:45) - Shifter
  19. Boy From Canada (3:53) - Go Betsy
  20. Just For You (alternative version) (3:20) - Rutegar
  21. Grasshopper Island (3:00) - Hoolahan
  22. Ex Boyfriend (5:19) - Mid-State-Orange
  23. Jellybean (Ransom Remix) (3:28) - Remake Remodel

Releases


SHAKE YER POPBOOMERANG VOLUME 3 (2019)

Shake Yer Popboomerang Volume 3 Cover

Tracks

CD 1:

  1. City of Thieves (4:06) - Loose Pills
  2. A Beatle's Daughter (3:21) - The General Lees
  3. The Umbrella Man (2:35) - The Likes of You
  4. This Song Is a Cure (2:57) - The Kariannes
  5. The Memory (3:59) - Even
  6. Crawlin' Up AC/DC Lane (3:22) - Glomesh
  7. Black Sky (4:50) - The Glory Box
  8. Two Weeks With A Good Man In Niagara Falls (3:57) - Ups and Downs
  9. You Break Again (3:02) - Four Hours Sleep
  10. Ida Blue (3:52) - OJ Mengel
  11. Square Ruled Pages (3:33) - Halfway
  12. Ancient History (3:27) - Jemma Rowlands
  13. Live On the Run (2:37) - Livingstone Daisies
  14. Postcard from Bondi (2:03) - Danny McDonald & P76
  15. Making Accidents Happen (2:09) - The Gaze
  16. Shouldn't Get Hung Up About It (3:07) - The Golden Rail
  17. Horatio Hornblower (3:27) - Charles Jenkins and the Zhivagos
  18. Mood Swing (4:09) - Vicuna Coat
  19. Noisy Cats (3:15) - Little Murders

CD 2:

  1. Tragic (4:41) - The Ronson Hangup
  2. I Want to Tell You Something (3:36) - The Killjoys
  3. 3 or 4 (3:07) - Ryan Ellsmore
  4. Last Romance (2:50) - Dead Parties
  5. Fade To Black (3:43) - Wild Meadows
  6. Blue Flower (3:34) - Lyrebirds
  7. Bye Bye Pride (4:03) - Blackbirds FC
  8. Medicine (2:39) - Screamfeeder
  9. Return Of The Red Eye (3:35) - Hoolahan
  10. Maybe Tomorrow (3:11) - The UNDECIDED By Default
  11. Before You Go (3:59) - DM3
  12. No Ordinary (3:29) - Bryan Estepa
  13. Sarah's In Love (2:05) - Nic Dalton
  14. Repeat After Me (3:01) - My Favourite Colour is Gold
  15. Madeleine (4:02) - Central Rain
  16. Tadpole (1:15) - Blindside
  17. Warning Sign (3:53) - Autohaze
  18. The Last Song (2:17) - Wade Jackson

Credits

Compiled by Scott Thurling
Artwork by Chris Rees
Mastered by Ernie O at his Urban Fringe Compound

Releases

Notes

Shake Yer Popboomerang 3 is the third in a series of compilation albums released on the Popboomerang Records label to document and celebrate the Australian music scene. As with previous volumes, the bulk of the songs featured are exclusive or rare recordings.