The Angels [music videos]

The Angels were a rock band (formed in Adelaide) which performed from 1974 to 2000 (and then re-formed in 2008). Their lead singer was Bernard “Doc” Neeson (born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in 1947), who joined the band after serving in the Australian Army. The band was originally formed by Rick and John Brewster as The Moonshine Jug and String Band in 1970, they were joined by Doc Neeson in 1971, changed their name to The Keystone Angels in 1974, and then became simply The Angels in 1975.

Many of their albums ranked in the top 40 album charts, with several in the top 10: “No Exit” (#8 in 1979), “The Angels’ Greatest” (#5, 1980), “Dark Room” (#6, 1980), “Watch the Red” (#6, 1983), “Two Minute Warning” (#2, 1984), “Howling” (#6, 1986), “Live Line” (#2, 1987), and “Beyond Salvation” (#1, 1990).

They also had many hits with their singles, including “Take a Long Line” (#29 in 1978), “Shadow Boxer” (#25, 1979), “No Secrets” (#8, 1980), “We Gotta Get Out of This Place” (#6, 1987), and “Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again” (live version, #6, 1988).

The Angels – Take A Long Line
(written by John Brewster, Rick Brewster and Doc Neeson)


The Angels – Shadow Boxer
(written by John Brewster, Doc Neeson, and Richard Brewster)


The Angels – No Secrets
(written by Doc Neeson and Graham Bidstrup)


The Angels – We Gotta Get Out of This Place (from The Animals, USA)
(written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil)


The Angels – Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again
(written by Rick Brewster, Doc Neeson, and John Brewster)


The Angels – Coming Down


The Angels – Face The Day


The Angels – Fashion & Fame


The Angels – Let the Night Roll On


References and further information:
The Angels, Howlspace (accessed 26 October 2012)
The Angels (Australian band), Wikipedia (accessed 26 October 2012)
The Angels [official site] (accessed 26 October 2012)
Band, The Angels (accessed 26 October 2012)
The Angels – Beyond Salvation Aussie Bands (accessed 26 October 2012)
The Angels, Australian Music History (accessed 26 October 2012)
About The Angels, The Angels: Beyond Salvation (accessed 26 October 2012)
Rock star awarded military honours, Department of Defence (Australian Government) (accessed 26 October 2012)

Speak Your Mind

*