Musicians

Broken English

Origin
Ngukurr, southern Arnhemland, Australia
Genre/styles
Rock
About

Band members: Danny Thompson, Keith Rogers, Hubert Rami, David Daniels, John Rogers, Nelson Gumbuli and Tony Joyce.

Broken English feature also on the compilations "Croc Rock" and "Meinmuk: Music from the Top End".

Discography

Album formats explained Explain formats

  • 10": 10 inch vinyl records were played at 45 or 33 1/3 rounds per minute (rpm). The former could hold 9, the latter 12 minutes of music per side.
  • 7": 7 inch records (often referred to as 45s) were played at 45 rpm or 33 1/3 rpm, with about 4:30 or 6 minutes of music per side.
  • LP: Long play, is a vinyl record played at ​33 1⁄3 rpm with a 12 or 10-inch diameter.
  • EP: Extended play, are vinyl records that allowed two or even three songs on each side.

The Studio Sessions

Broken English - The Studio Sessions
Released
2001
Tracks
  1. Instrumental
  2. Live or Die
  3. Ngukurr Sunrise
  4. Spirit of the Night
  5. From Distant Shores
  6. Greenhouse Effect
  7. Instrumental Reprise
  8. Out of Control
  9. Family
  10. Flour Sugar Tea
  11. Dear Me
  12. Barefoot Girl
  13. Instrumental
Notes

This is the only release ever by Broken English. The group disappeared in the 90s when its members "went on the grog".


The Rough With the Smooth

Released
19 February 2007
Tracks
  1. Show a Little Mercy
  2. Straight Lace Girls
  3. Don't Change
  4. Emotional Suicide
  5. You Take Me Away
  6. Comin' On Strong
  7. Casanova
  8. Ball 'n' Chain
  9. Love On the Side
  10. Woman of Stone
  11. Do You Really Want Me Back?
  12. Comin' On Strong (Fallout Mix) [Bonus Track]
  13. Fire Me Up (Long Version) [Bonus Track]
  14. Rough Cut Diamonds (Bonus Track)
  15. Running Out (Bonus Track)

Stereotypes (EP)

Released
11 May 2012
Tracks
  1. My Life
  2. Drunk Funk Anthem
  3. Ready to Rumble
  4. Funting Season
  5. Don't Go Getting Caught
  6. Top of the World

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Harvard citation

Korff, J 2018, Broken English, <https://www.creativespirits.info/resources/music/broken-english>, retrieved 10 December 2019

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