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X (INXS album)

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X is Australian rock band INXS's seventh studio album, released in 1990. [1]

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Absent Friends (band)

Absent Friends were an ARIA Award winning band from Sydney.

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Album

An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.

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Allen & Unwin

Allen & Unwin is an Australian independent publishing company, established in Australia in 1976 as a subsidiary of the British firm George Allen & Unwin Ltd., which was founded by Sir Stanley Unwin in August 1914 and went on to become one of the leading publishers of the twentieth century.

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AllMusic

AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.

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Alternative rock

Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.

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Andrew Farriss

Andrew Charles Farriss (born 27 March 1959) is an Australian rock musician and multi-instrumentalist best known as the keyboardist, backing vocalist, and main composer for rock band INXS.

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ARIA Charts

The ARIA Charts are the main Australian music sales charts, issued weekly by the Australian Recording Industry Association.

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Atlantic Records

Atlantic Recording Corporation (simply known as Atlantic Records) is an American major record label founded in October 1947 by Ahmet Ertegün and Herb Abramson.

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Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Australian Recording Industry Association

The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) is a trade group representing the Australian recording industry which was established in 1983 by six major record companies, EMI, Festival, CBS, RCA, WEA and Universal replacing the Association of Australian Record Manufacturers (AARM) which was formed in 1956.

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Bass guitar

The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.

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Billboard 200

The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.

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Bitter Tears (song)

"Bitter Tears" is a single by INXS, the third Australian and fourth UK single taken from their album X. It peaked at #30 on the UK Singles Chart improving on the disappointing performance of the previous single, "By My Side".

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Blues

Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.

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British Phonographic Industry

The BPI (British Recorded Music Industry) Limited, commonly known as the British Phonographic Industry or BPI, is the British recorded music industry's trade association.

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By My Side (INXS song)

"By My Side" is a single by Australian band INXS, the third UK single and fourth Australian single taken from their album X. The song is a piano, strings and acoustic guitar-based ballad with a big chorus.

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Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Charlie Musselwhite

Charles Douglas "Charlie" Musselwhite (born January 31, 1944) is an American electric blues harmonica player and bandleader, one of the white bluesmen who came to prominence in the early 1960s, along with Mike Bloomfield and Paul Butterfield, or bands such as Canned Heat.

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Chris Murphy (manager)

Christopher Mark "CM" Murphy (born 9 November 1954) is a music and multimedia entrepreneur.

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Chris Thomas (record producer)

Christopher P. Thomas (born 13 January 1947 in Brentford, Middlesex) is an English record producer who has worked extensively with the Beatles, Pink Floyd, Procol Harum, Roxy Music, Badfinger, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Pete Townshend, Pulp and the Pretenders.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Disappear (INXS song)

"Disappear" is a single by INXS, the second single taken from their album X. It peaked at #8 on the ''Billboard'' Hot 100 in February 1991, becoming the band's seventh and last top 10 single.

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Dogs in Space

Dogs in Space is a 1986 Australian film set in Melbourne's "Little Band" music scene in 1978.

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Drum kit

A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.

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Electronic keyboard

An electronic keyboard or digital keyboard is an electronic musical instrument, an electronic or digital derivative of keyboard instruments.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Rock and Pop

The Encyclopedia of Australian Rock and Pop or Rock and Pop by Australian music journalist Ian McFarlane is a guide to Australian popular music from the 1950s to the late 1990s.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Garry Gary Beers

Garry William Beers (born 22 June 1957) known as Garry Gary Beers, is an Australian musician and was the bass guitarist for the new wave rock group INXS.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Guitar

The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that usually has six strings.

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Here's Looking Up Your Address

Here's Looking Up Your Address is the debut studio album by Australian rock band Absent Friends and was released in April, 1990 on the RooART label, with national distribution through BMG Music.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.

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International Federation of the Phonographic Industry

The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) is the organisation that represents the interests of the recording industry worldwide.

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INXS

INXS (a phonetic play on "in excess") were an Australian rock band, formed as The Farriss Brothers in 1977 in Sydney, New South Wales.

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Jenny Morris (musician)

Jennifer "Jenny" Patricia Morris (born 29 September 1956 in Tokoroa) OAM is a New Zealand-born Australian pop, rock singer-songwriter.

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Jon Farriss

Jonathan James "Jon" Farriss (born 10 August 1961) is an Australian drummer and founding member of rock band INXS.

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Kick (INXS album)

Kick is the sixth studio album by the Australian rock band INXS, released in 1987 by WEA in Australia, Atlantic Records in the United States and Mercury Records in Europe.

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Kirk Pengilly

Kirk Pengilly (PEN-gill-ee) (born 4 July 1958) is an Australian musician and member of the Australian rock group:INXS.

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Listen Like Thieves

Listen Like Thieves is the fifth studio album by the Australian rock band INXS.

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Live Baby Live

Live Baby Live is Australian rock band INXS's first live album.

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Max Q (Australian band)

Max Q were an Australian band formed in 1989.

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Mercury Records

Mercury Records is an American-based record label owned by Universal Music Group.

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Michael Hutchence

Michael Kelland John Hutchence (22 January 1960 – 22 November 1997) was an Australian musician and actor.

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Music recording certification

Music recording certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped, sold, or streamed a certain number of units.

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Mystery Date

Mystery Date is a 1991 American teen comedy film directed by Jonathan Wacks and starring Ethan Hawke, Teri Polo, and Brian McNamara.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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Nick Egan

Nick Egan (born July 4, 1957 in London, England) is a visual design artist, and director of music videos, commercials and film.

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Norway

Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk); Norga), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a unitary sovereign state whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.

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Official New Zealand Music Chart

The Official New Zealand Music Chart is the weekly New Zealand top 40 singles and albums charts, issued weekly by Recorded Music NZ (formerly Recording Industry Association of New Zealand).

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Ollie Olsen

Jngbert Christian "Ian 'Ollie'" Olsen (born Norway, 1958) is an Australian multi-instrumentalist, composer and sound designer.

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Pop rock

Pop rock (also typeset as pop/rock) is rock music with a greater emphasis on professional songwriting and recording craft, and less emphasis on attitude.

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Port Melbourne, Victoria

Port Melbourne is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Australia, 5 km south-west from Melbourne's Melbourne central business district.

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Q (magazine)

Q is a popular music magazine published monthly in the United Kingdom.

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Recording Industry Association of America

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.

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Richard Lowenstein

Richard Lowenstein (born 1 March 1959) is an Australian film-maker.

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Rock music

Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.

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Roman numerals

The numeric system represented by Roman numerals originated in ancient Rome and remained the usual way of writing numbers throughout Europe well into the Late Middle Ages.

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Saxophone

The saxophone (also referred to as the sax) is a family of woodwind instruments.

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Shiver (Jenny Morris album)

Shiver is the second solo studio album by New Zealand singer Jenny Morris, released on 24 July 1989 (see 1989 in music) by Warner Music Group.

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Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster, Inc., a subsidiary of CBS Corporation, is an American publishing company founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard Simon and Max Schuster.

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Suicide Blonde

"Suicide Blonde" is the first single from the INXS album X. It reached the top 10 on the US Hot 100 (#9) and Australia (#2) in 1990 and reached a peak of #11 in the UK.

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Sweden

Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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Switzerland

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Sydney

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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The Greatest Hits (INXS album)

The Greatest Hits is a greatest hits compilation released by Australian rock band INXS in 1994.

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The Stairs (song)

"The Stairs" is the fifth single by INXS taken from their album X. It was only ever released in The Netherlands to coincide with the release of the Live Baby Live album and as such is an extremely rare and valuable collectors item.

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The Strangest Party (These Are the Times)

"The Strangest Party (These Are the Times)" is a single by Australian band INXS.

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Tim Farriss

Timothy William Farriss (born 16 August 1957) is an Australian musician, founding member and the lead guitarist of the rock band:INXS.

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UK Albums Chart

The Official Albums Chart is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and (from March 2015) audio streaming in the United Kingdom.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Warner Music Group

Warner Music Group (WMG, also referred to as Warner Music or WEA International) is an American multinational entertainment and record label conglomerate headquartered in New York City.

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Welcome to Wherever You Are

Welcome to Wherever You Are is the eighth album by the Australian rock band INXS, which was released on 3 August 1992.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_(INXS_album)

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