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The Connells are an American band from RaleighNorth Carolina. The band started in 1984 and is still in the core together. The music is characterized by the guitar playing, the power pop style and the introspective lyrics about the Southern United States. Despite the subject matter is the band more popular in Europe than in the us.

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[hide]*1 popularity in Netherlands and Belgium

Popularity in Netherlands and Belgium[Edit]Edit

The Connells reached In 1995 with the song ' 74-' 75 the height of their popularity in Europe, including the Netherlands and Belgium. In the Netherlands the song reached top 40in place 8,[1in Wallonia and in Flanders even place 9 place 2. [2]

Popularity outside Belgium and Netherlands[Edit]Edit

The single ' 74-' 75 took out in 1995 in Norway and Sweden a number one listing in the charts. Also in Germany (No. 7), Austria (No. 6), Switzerland (No. 3) and France (No. 4) obtained the single a top 10 listing. Also in 1995 the album Ring obtained a top-10 listing in Austria (No. 10).

Discography[Edit]Edit

Albums[Edit]Edit

  • Darker Days (1985)
  • Boylan Heights (1987)
  • Fun & Games (1989)
  • One Simple Word (1990)
  • Ring (1993)
  • Weird Food and Devastation (1996)
  • Still Life (1998)
  • Old School Dropouts (2001)

Singles[Edit]Edit

  • "Something to Say" (1989)
  • "Stone Cold Yesterday" (1990)
  • "Get a Gun" (1991)
  • "' 74-' 75" (1994)
  • "Slackjawed" (1995)

Extended plays[Edit]Edit

  • Hats Off (1985)
  • New Boy (1994)

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number with listing (s)

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
' 74-' 75 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 886 1630

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