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The Lucky Country [EP]

by The Basics

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    This is the Limited Edition original master of The Lucky Country EP, complete with download of the new masters released on January 24, 2015.

    Includes unlimited streaming of The Lucky Country [EP] via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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The Basics are Wally De Backer, Tim Heath and Kris Schroeder.

All songs written by Schroeder-De Backer, except Track 1 & 3 (Schroeder) and Track 2 (Schroeder-Heath).

“The Basics” is a registered trademark of The Three Basics Pty. Ltd.
® 2014 ORiGiN Music Publishing
© 2014 The Three Basics Pty. Ltd.



released November 7, 2014

The Lucky Country

Produced by The Basics
Recording Engineers: Peter Cobbin (Tracks 1, 2 & 5) and Sam Okell (Tracks 3 & 4)
Assistant Engineers: Toby Hulbert, Jamie Ashton and Greg McAllister
Mix Engineer: Sam Okell
Mastering Engineer: William Bowden
Cover Art Concept: Andrew Mortlock
Design: Amy Manning

Recorded and Mixed at Abbey Road Studios, NW8 9AY, United Kingdom.

All instruments and vocals by The Basics, except for Track 3 featuring the “Dave Shirley Singers”: Jon Alexander, Jamie Ashton, Simon Campbell, Matthew Cocker, Brenna Glazebrook, Catherine Grieves, Maarten Hoffmeijer, Kayla Hopkins, Toby Hulbert, Matthew Kingdon, Greg McAllister and Sam Okell.

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The Basics Melbourne, Australia

The Basics ( /ˈbæzɪtʃ/ bazz-ich) are a three-piece band from Melbourne, Australia, formed by Wally De Backer and Kris Schroeder in 2002, later joined by Tim Heath.

They’re pretty silly but the music is rather good, especially on a Saturday evening.
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