Tag Archives: Born Sandy Devotional

In August 1986.

In August 1986, “Mushroom” label released “In the Pines”, the third Triffids studio album. It was recorded in April 1986, in a woolshed on a remote Western Australian farming property, owned by the David McCombs’ parents, and was produced by Bruce Callaway and David McComb.

Personnel:

  • David McComb- vocals, guitar, mandolin
  • ‘Evil’ Graham Lee- acoustic guitar, pedal and lap steel guitar, backing vocals
  • Martyn Casey- bass guitar
  • Jill Birt- vocals, keyboards
  • Robert McComb- violin, guitar, drums, harmonica, mandolin, backing vocals
  • Alsy MacDonald- drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by David McComb, except where noted.

  1. Suntrapper
  2. In the Pines
  3. Kathy Knows
  4. 25 To 5
  5. Do You Want Me Near You? – Allan MacDonald
  6. Once a Day – Bill Anderson
  7. Just Might Fade Away
  8. Better Off This Way
  9. Only One Life
  10. Keep Your Eyes on the Hole
  11. One Soul Less on Your Fiery List
  12. Born Sandy Devotional
  13. Love and Affection
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In March 1986.

In March 1986, Mushroom” label released “Born Sandy Devotional”, the second Triffids album. It was recorded in August 1985, at “Mark Angelo Studios” in London, and was produced by Gil Norton, David McComb, “Evil” Graham Lee, Martyn Casey, Jill Birt, Robert McComb and Alsy MacDonald.

Personnel:

  • David McComb- vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • “Evil” Graham Lee- pedal and lap steel guitar
  • Martyn Casey- bass guitar
  • Jill Birt- vocals, keyboards
  • Robert McComb- violin, guitar, backing vocals
  • Alsy MacDonald- drums, backing vocals
  • Sally Collins – backing vocals
  • Fay Brown – backing vocals
  • Adam Peters – cello, keyboards, piano
  • Chris Abrahams – piano, vibraphone
  • Lesley Wynne – viola

Track listing:

All tracks by David McComb.

  1. The Seabirds
  2. Estuary Bed
  3. Chicken Killer
  4. Tarrilup Bridge
  5. Lonely Stretch
  6. Wide Open Road
  7. Life of Crime
  8. Personal Things
  9. Stolen Property
  10. Tender Is the Night (The Long Fidelity)