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I've had the pleasure of seeing Little Birdy twice in Melbourne, and both times I've had a MiniDisc recorder with me. Here are the results: This is Little Birdy's first gig in Melbourne. Due to a not-too-huge Thurday night crowd, the quality of this bootleg is quite good. This gig was the final leg in their "Lets play at a few places around Australia because we've just been signed, and then fly to the UK and the USA" tour. This bootleg doesn't sound nearly as good as the Evelyn one. The woes of drawing a crowd...

Also, the band recently performed a 4 track set on Triple J's Home and Hosed program:

This was actually recorded from Live at 5 on Sunday, however it's exactly the same set. Triple J are also hosting an MP3 interview with the band. (Mirrorred, in case they take it down.)

The band doesn't seem mind these file being available, at least thus far. Isn't it nice that some people don't suck.


Note: These files are MPEG-4 AAC files. To play them:

Winamp users - You may need this MPEG-4 AAC plugin.

Windows Media Player users - You may need the 3ivx MPEG-4 codecs.

iTunes users - Make sure you have Version 4, and you'll have no problems.

I fully expect to be insulted for not providing the de-facto standard MP3s. Flame away!
Posted by Xenex at 01:31 AM September 17, 2003

Little Birdy have to be the fuckin worst band ive heard this year and to waste mini disc cassettes on their 'noise' is as big a crime as it is to be posting illegal bootlegs (even if the band do give their consent) on the internet. these posts are going from bad to worse

Comment posted by: mickyD at September 17, 2003 09:15 PM

Here,here. But Wangsty loves them so the less said about them the better.

Comment posted by: secretpint at September 17, 2003 10:39 PM

how can you not love this!
you are fucked up, all of you..

good job on the bootlegs man :D

Comment posted by: Rollo at September 19, 2003 03:25 PM

the quality of these bootlegs is really impressive. I've tried with my md heaps of times and got nowhere approaching the quality here.

What kind of mic set up do you use? have you ever tried hooking up to a sound desk (which delivers the ultimate in sound, but girls have more luck in getting permission, for some reason......)

good job mate.

Comment posted by: huxley_at at September 20, 2003 04:06 PM

Hmmm......seems like Little Birdy are one of those bands with two camps - either 'Love-em' or 'Hate-em'. Probably not a bad thing - better to provoke a passionate response one way or another (isn't that what music is all about???), rather than go un-noticed like so many bands do.

I'm quite happily in the love-em camp. In my experience, Little Birdy grew on me - I wasn't hooked on my very first listen, but after seeing them live and witnessing Katie Steele's awesome vocal prowess first-hand, I was on board as a dedicated fan.

Rock on, Little Birdy.....see you on the cover of NME......

Comment posted by: DaveC at September 24, 2003 11:04 PM


pfft what a crock of shit

Comment posted by: Edgy at October 2, 2003 06:18 PM

edgy had sex with a little bird once .. and ive got the photos to prove it

btw .. little birdy are great

Comment posted by: rexxy at October 14, 2003 09:13 AM

C'mon, isn't anyone going to flame?

Comment posted by: Ted at October 29, 2003 10:06 AM

i think little birdy is an awesome group.
i agree with the love-em hate-em stuf.
i was hooked on my first listen and i've now seen em live. can't wait for their album.

cheers all.

Comment posted by: Steph at January 10, 2004 11:36 AM

she has to have one of the most unique voices ever and the music is great as well im with the love them camp dying for the album ohh yeah and karen is so cute in the relapse video i just wanna pick her up and give her a hug

Comment posted by: tre at January 28, 2004 11:28 PM

Cant thank you enough for this.
It rocks!!!

Comment posted by: Matt at February 13, 2004 09:05 PM

All you people out there bagging the crap out of Little Birdy should be ashamed. This band will be the next big thing in Australian music, mark my words.If you are one of the people hating them out there whats the bet you will be in the group of people who hate a band to start with until they get big and you follow everyone else as soon as the band gets rocognition and end up adoring them. Shallow people, maybe you should pick up an instrument one day and realise what it is to appreciate and understand music.

Comment posted by: Ryan at February 14, 2004 07:45 AM

Yup, Little Birdy rocks - especially live. Maybe it's something you need to experience in person, in order to appreciate it.


Comment posted by: sylvester at February 15, 2004 10:54 AM


little birdy > all

Comment posted by: ollie at March 19, 2004 08:41 PM

Too right you are, Matt.

Comment posted by: Pez at April 9, 2004 09:21 PM

Well I guess I am in the 'love em' category. The first time I heard them I was hooked. She has an amazing voice thats different and real. Carry-on with your amazing work!

Comment posted by: Mel at May 20, 2004 08:40 PM

I love little Birdy. Little Birdy rock!!!!!!!

Comment posted by: Sophie Brock at June 21, 2004 11:10 AM

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