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Split Enz (2nd of 2)

One of New Zealand’s greatest pop bands, Split Enz first performed in December 1972 and became the first New Zealand group to achieve worldwide success. When lead vocalist Tim Finn left to start a solo career in 1984, the band broke up. However, it still enjoys iconic status. Listen to Split Enz perform ‘I see red’.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Creative life - Music', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/music/2057/split-enz (accessed 6 July 2020)

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