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Music Industry Critics Awards 2000

05/05/2000 01:20

The Album ‘Beautiful Sharks’ was awarded the title of ALBUM OF THE YEAR at the Music Industry Critics Awards in Adelaide tonight. The album also picked up an award for BEST ARTWORK. Congratulations Something for Kate !!

MICA Nominations (Music Industry Critics Awards):
Congratulations to Something for Kate who have received five nominations in these prestigious awards, the nominations are in the following categories:

Best Australian Group :
Dirty Three / Jebediah / Powderfinger / Shihad / Something for kate

Best Album (major label) :
Alex Lloyd ‘Black the Sun’ / Jimmy Little ‘Messenger’ / Shihad ‘the General Electric’ / Something for Kate ‘Beautiful Sharks’ / Spiderbait ‘Grandslam’

Best Single/EP (major label) :
78 Saab ‘Sunshine’ / Alex Lloyd ‘Lucky Star’ / Augie March ‘Waltz’ / Something for Kate ‘ Electricity’ / Something for Kate ‘ Whatever you want’

Best CD Artwork :
Area 7 ‘Second Class Citizen’ artwork:Dillon / Dirty Three ‘What You Love You Are’ artwork:Mick Turner / Jebediah ‘Of Someday Shambles’ artwork:Ben Steele & Andrew Christie / Something for Kate ‘Beautiful Sharks’ artwork:Something for Kate / Spiderbait ‘Grandslam’ artwork:George Stagsic & Janet English

Congratulations also to Augie March nominated for Best Single, & Adam Said Galore for best WA Unsigned Band.


01/01/1970 10:00

Something for Kate delivered a breakthrough release with their third album ECHOLALIA, released in Australia in 2001. The album was recorded at Mangrove Studios on Sydney’s north coast; and was co-produced by Trina Shoemaker (Wilco, Queens of the Stone Age, Sheryl Crow).

The first single lifted from the album was ‘Monsters’, followed by ‘Three Dimensions’, ‘Twenty Years’ and ‘Say Something’. The album package includes CD Extra multimedia containing the ‘Monsters’ video clip, and behind the scenes in-studio footage. The album achieved many accolades; including being voted Album of the Year by Triple J Listeners; and being hailed as Best Album, Best Band, Best Single [&] Best Artist in the 2001 Rolling Stone Readers Poll. ‘Monsters’ was voted #2 in Triple J’s Hottest 100 of 2001.

The album was released in the USA in 2002 by New York based label Red Ink.