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The Chills is an alternative-rock band from Dunedin, New Zealand. In the 80 's and 90 's was The Chills one of the most important contributors to the alternative music movement known as Dunedin Sound .
Over the years the occupation of strongly changed, and the only permanent member since the beginning is singer and composer Martin Philipps. Several other former members of The Chills have joined more successful bands such as The Verlaines and Luna connected. Philipps ' earlier band the Same has occurred along with other bands that took part to the Dunedin Sound-flow, such as The Enemyand Toy Love . After the death of Bull the name of the band temporarily in A Wrinkle in Time, because the name The Chills him too much to his deceased friend remembered. This change, however, was quickly reversed.
This constant changing of the occupation has meant that the band has released few albums never has been very successful, commercially and has remained relatively unknown. Especially in the 90 's, the band was unproductive because Philipps began to plod with his health; so he got hepatitis , for example, due to drug addiction. Later the band what more productive, because Philipps of his addiction was healed.
|Year||Title||Tag||Score in the New Zealand charts|
|1986||Kaleidoscope World||Flying Nun Records||19|
|1994||Heavenly Pop Hits-The Best of The Chills||Flying Nun||24|
|1982||Dunedin Double EP (various artists)||Flying Nun|
|1985||The Lost EP||4|
|Year||Title||Album||Score in the New Zealand charts|
|1986||"I'll Only See You Alone Again"|
|"I Love My Leather Jacket"||4|
|1987||"House with a Hundred Rooms"|
|1988||"Wet Blanket"||Brave Words|
|1990||"Heavenly Pop Hit"||Submarine Bells|
|"Oncoming Day"||Submarine Bells|
|"Part Past Part Fiction"|
|1992||"Male Monster from the Id"||Soft Bomb|