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Tally Ho! Present the Spoils Duo

Media Release 17 August 2005

Tally Ho! Present the Spoils Duo

Sean Simmons & Bronwyn Henderson are core members of Melbourne band, The Spoils.

"Simmons & Henderson are a musical pairing difficult to fault in both instrumentation and style" TIME-OFF, BRISBANE

"Its like watching Paul Kelly because every songs a classic" INPRESS, MELBOURNE

"If Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds were to write the score for a Morricone film they would sound like the Spoils" MILES OF MUSIC U.S.A

"Brilliant" NO DEPRESSION, U.S ALT. COUNTRY MAGAZINE

Saturday 17 SEPTEMBER The Odeon Lounge, Mt Eden Rd, Auckland w/- White Swan and The Boxcar Guitars 8pm $10 Doorsales only

Thursday 29 SEPTEMBER The Odeon Lounge, Mt Eden Rd, Auckland w/- The Boxcar Guitars 8pm $10 Doorsales only

the spoils duo : Sean Simmons & Bronwyn Henderson are core members of Melbourne band, The Spoils. Comprising of vocals, violin, accordion, glockenspiel, harmonica and a drone box, Sean & Bronwyn boast a varied sound with more colour and texture than the usual acoustic duo. Described as side-show balladry coupled with the perils and pitfalls of a dysfunctional circus, Sean & Bronwyn have an impeccable rapport on stage that has won them a dedicated fan base in their home country of Australia.

They have released two albums with their band, The Spoils (Hurtsville , & Goodnight Victoria) while Bronwyn has performed on a plethora of recordings as a violinist, and Sean as a guitarist, bassist and harmonica player. Both albums have sold well in Europe & the U.S as well as their home, Australia enjoying consistent radio play.

the spoils (band): Couple urban balladry with the perils and pitfalls of a dysfunctional circus. Since the release of their debut album Hurtsville, the spoils have toured the East Coast extensively playing with the likes of Bonnie Prince Billy, Catpower, Tex Perkins, Dave Graney, The Flying Burrito Bros, Richard Buckner and Augie March.

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