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Heligoland (band)

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Years active  1999–present
Genres  Slowcore, Dream pop
Heligoland (band) httpslh3googleusercontentcomIeDzbSLogvQAAA
Website  http://www.heligoland.org/
Members  Karen Vogt vocals Steve Wheeler bass Dave Olliffe guitar Antti Mäkinen drums Ash Brideson keyboards
Past members  Cameron Gellatly Pete McKeown Chris Wright Bek Varcoe
Origin  Melbourne, Australia (1999)
Albums  Shift These Thoughts, Bethmale, Sainte Anne, All Your Ships Are White, A Street Between Us, Heligoland - EP
Record labels  Alone Again Records, Soleil Après Minuit

Heligoland are a five-piece band from Melbourne, Australia. Heligoland's songs and sound have been compared to the atmospheric textures and soaring female vocals of Cocteau Twins, the spartan soulfulness of Low and the wistful melancholy of Mojave 3.


Other projects

Several past and present members of Heligoland have been (and are still) involved in other musical projects:

  • Steve has played guitar in Tugboat and has played bass guitar in Dandelion Wine
  • Dave plays guitar in Tides
  • Pete plays guitar in Marionettes
  • Bek plays drums in Tugboat
  • Steve Wheeler & Antti Mäkinen have, on occasion, toured with Robin Guthrie (Cocteau Twins) as The Robin Guthrie Trio, most notably performing a small UK tour in February 2013
  • Songs

    Nearly Everything Is NewA Street Between Us · 2006
    All Your Ships Are WhiteAll Your Ships Are White · 2010
    Mapping Your DesiresAll Your Ships Are White · 2010


    Heligoland (band) Wikipedia

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