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 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

50 Known Gigs for The Church

Date Venue City
Wednesday 19th October 1983 Greenfield Tavern Greenfield Park, NSW
Wednesday 12th June 1985 Sydney University Sydney, NSW
Friday 3rd October 1986 Monash University Melbourne, VIC
Wednesday 8th October 1986 Grainstore Tavern Melbourne, VIC
The Venue, St Kilda. VIC Friday 10th October 1986 The Venue St Kilda, VIC
Saturday 11th October 1986 Excelsior Hotel Thomastown, VIC
Thursday 6th November 1986 Village Green Hotel Mulgrave, VIC
The Venue, St Kilda. VIC Friday 7th November 1986 The Venue St Kilda, VIC
The Venue, St Kilda. VIC Saturday 8th November 1986 The Venue St Kilda, VIC
The Venue, St Kilda. VIC Sunday 9th November 1986 The Venue St Kilda, VIC
Wednesday 24th April 1991 Hobart City Hall Hobart, TAS
Thursday 25th April 1991 Melbourne Palace Melbourne, VIC
Friday 26th April 1991 Melbourne Palace Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 27th April 1991 Curtin University Perth, WA
Sunday 28th April 1991 Regal Theatre Perth, WA
Tuesday 30th April 1991 Old Lion Hotel Adelaide, SA
Thursday 2nd May 1991 Transformers Brisbane, QLD
Friday 3rd May 1991 Transformers Brisbane, QLD
Selina's - Coogee Bay Hotel, Coogee. NSW Saturday 4th May 1991 Selina's - Coogee Bay Hotel Coogee, NSW
Waves - Towradgi Beach Hotel, Wollongong. NSW Sunday 5th May 1991 Waves - Towradgi Beach Hotel Wollongong, NSW