The Bads

- NZ Auckland, NZ Alternative / Country / Rock


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Brett Adams and Dianne Swann are the core songwriters behind The Bads. They have enjoyed an impressive musical history performing and writing together as The Julie Dolphin - the band they formed in London in 1992. TJD received accolades from the tough British music press for their live ... See Full Bio

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“f you've never heard of Kiwi group the Bads, you've still heard of the Bads - it wouldn't make any sense for a record this accomplished to come from nowhere. The core of the group is duo Dianne Swann and Brett Adams (formerly known as the Julie Dolphin), The Bads' second album finds them in top shape, with a flawless country-indie-rocking-popping blend that doubtless led their appointment as Lucinda Williams' support act of choice. Swann's voice is magic (no wonder Thom Yorke recorded a duet with her!) though the voices in harmony are better still. Enjoy the Bads while we have them - it seems the whole world wants a piece of them! MC Cheese On Toast.…”
—  Matthew Crawley, Cheeseontoast
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