The Church

The Church

Sydney-based psychedelic rock band. Formed in 1980.



The Church has 8 known members

Name Instruments Period
Peter Koppes Peter Koppes Guitar
Details:

1980–1992, 1997–present

1980 -
Steve Kilbey Steve Kilbey Bass, Vocals 1980 -
Marty Willson-Piper Guitar, Vocals, Bass 1980 - 2013
Nick Ward Drums 1980 - 1981
Richard Ploog Richard Ploog Drums 1981 - 1990
Jay Dee Daugherty Drums 1990 - 1993
Tim Powles Drums 1994 -
Ian Haug Ian Haug Guitar, Vocals 2013 -

The Church discography - 26 recordings

Cover Title Type Release Year First Charted High Pos.
The Unguarded Moment by The Church The Unguarded Moment
Single 1981 27/04/81 22
Of Skins And Heart by The Church Of Skins And Heart
Album 1981 25/05/81 22
Too Fast For You by The Church Too Fast For You
Single 1981 21/09/81 43
Tear It All Away by The Church Tear It All Away
Single 1981 28/09/81 81
Almost With You by The Church Almost With You
Single 1982 22/02/82 21
The Blurred Crusade by The Church The Blurred Crusade
Album 1982 01/03/82 10
When You Were Mine by The Church When You Were Mine
Single 1982 24/05/82 77
Sing Songs by The Church Sing Songs
Album 1982 20/12/82 58
It's No Reason by The Church It's No Reason
Single 1983 30/05/83 56
Seance by The Church Seance
Album 1983 20/06/83 18
Electric Lash by The Church Electric Lash
Single 1983 05/09/83 60
Remote Luxury by The Church Remote Luxury
Album 1984 19/03/84 32
Persia by The Church Persia
Album 1984 03/09/84 47
Already Yesterday
Single 1985 18/11/85 100
Heyday by The Church Heyday
Album 1986 10/02/86 19
Tantalized by The Church Tantalized
Single 1986 24/02/86 62
Under The Milky Way by The Church Under The Milky Way
Single 1988 29/02/88 22
Starfish by The Church Starfish
Album 1988 18/04/88 11
Hindsight by The Church Hindsight
Album 1988 11/07/88 35
Reptile by The Church Reptile
Single 1988 22/08/88 99
Metropolis by The Church Metropolis
Single 1990 02/04/90 15
Gold Afternoon Fix by The Church Gold Afternoon Fix
Album 1990 16/04/90 13
You're Still Beautiful by The Church You're Still Beautiful
Single 1990 09/07/90 90
A Quick Smoke At Spots by The Church A Quick Smoke At Spots
Album 1991 20/05/91 92
Ripple by The Church Ripple
Single 1992 06/04/92 75
Priest = Aura by The Church Priest = Aura
Album 1992 04/05/92 29

42 Known Gigs for The Church

Date Venue City
Wednesday 16th July 1980 Australian Heritage Hotel Kings Cross, NSW
Sylvania Hotel, Sylvania. NSW Saturday 8th November 1980 Sylvania Hotel Sylvania, NSW
Bexley North Hotel, Bexley North. NSW Monday 17th November 1980 Bexley North Hotel Bexley North, NSW
Sylvania Hotel, Sylvania. NSW Saturday 22nd November 1980 Sylvania Hotel Sylvania, NSW
Friday 30th January 1981 Martini's Carlton, VIC
Ferntree Gully Hotel, Ferntree Gully. VIC Saturday 31st January 1981 Ferntree Gully Hotel

Afternoon Show

Ferntree Gully, VIC
Bombay Rock, Brunswick. VIC Saturday 31st January 1981 Bombay Rock

Evening Show

Brunswick, VIC
Sgt Pepper's Rock Café, Kings Cross. NSW Sunday 22nd March 1981 Sgt Pepper's Rock Café Kings Cross, NSW
Friday 10th July 1981 Sandringham Hotel Sandringham, VIC
Tanelorn Music Festival, Stroud. NSW Saturday 3rd October 1981 Tanelorn Music Festival Stroud, NSW
Family Inn, Rydalmere. NSW Sunday 14th February 1982 Family Inn Rydalmere, NSW
Monday 22nd March 1982 Footbridge Theatre Sydney, NSW
Prospect Hill Hotel, Kew. VIC Tuesday 27th April 1982 Prospect Hill Hotel Kew, VIC
Saturday 1st May 1982 Club Chevron Melbourne, VIC
Macy's - Her Majesty's Hotel, South Yarra. VIC Sunday 23rd May 1982 Macy's - Her Majesty's Hotel South Yarra, VIC
Prospect Hill Hotel, Kew. VIC Tuesday 25th May 1982 Prospect Hill Hotel Kew, VIC
Wednesday 26th May 1982 Collendina Hotel Ocean Grove, VIC
Thursday 27th May 1982 Club Chevron Melbourne, VIC
Crystal Ballroom, St Kilda. VIC Saturday 12th March 1983 Crystal Ballroom St Kilda, VIC
Thursday 17th March 1983 Chevron Hotel Melbourne, VIC
Council Club Hotel - aka Ritchies Nitespot, Preston. VIC Friday 18th March 1983 Council Club Hotel - aka Ritchies Nitespot Preston, VIC
Saturday 19th March 1983 Festival Hall Melbourne, VIC
Sunday 20th March 1983 Festival Hall Melbourne, VIC
Monday 21st March 1983 Festival Hall Melbourne, VIC
Tuesday 22nd March 1983 Festival Hall Melbourne, VIC
The Venue, St Kilda. VIC Friday 8th April 1983 The Venue St Kilda, VIC
Saturday 23rd April 1983 Noosa Picnic Race Track Noosa, QLD
Friday 29th April 1983 Chevron Hotel Melbourne, VIC
Bankstown Paceway, Bankstown. NSW Sunday 15th May 1983 Bankstown Paceway Bankstown, NSW
The Tivoli, Sydney. NSW Thursday 1st September 1983 The Tivoli Sydney, NSW