MARGOT SMITH

Margot Smith - Sleeping With The Lion Publicity Photo

Video Tribute to Margot featuring 3 Demo Tracks.

Steve Kilbey wrote a moving blog entry about her on August 1, 2010. She passed away on April 17, 2011, and Steve wrote another personal entry about her in his blog the next day.

SLEEPING WITH THE LION (1993)

Margot Smith - Sleeping With The Lion Cover

Tracks

  Media

1.Fall Down (4:00) /
2.How Do You Sleep (3:51)
3.Just (4:23)
4.Pool Of Blood (4:13)  
5.Arms Of Earth (5:10)
6.Adored (3:51) / / /
7.Water (5:06)
8.The Torch Song (4:45)
9.Life Time (4:51) /
10.Bellyman (4:24)
11.Dream (4:16) / /
12.Child (3:00)
   

» Lyrics «

Credits

Margot Smith: Vocals, keyboards
Michael Wade: Guitars, keyboards, programming
Steve Kilbey: Guitars, bass, keyboards, programming, backing vocals
Eddie Rayner: Keyboards, programming
Michael Barker: Drums, percussion
David Rule: Bass
Ben Kross: Guitars
Chris Bekker: Bass, fretless bass
Michael den Elzen: Fretless guitar
Mark Dawson: Drums
Paul Najor: Keyboards, programming
Chris Sweeney: Drums
Sunil de Silva: Percussion
Boris Goudenof: Trumpet
Peter Koppes: Guitar
Justin Brady: Harmonica

1-5,10,12 produced by Eddie Rayner
6,8,9,11 produced by Steve Kilbey
7 produced by Charles Fisher
9 remixed by Eddie Rayner

Releases

Notes

An Electronic Press Kit (EPK) was released to the media in July 1993: an 11 minute VHS video packaged with CD single of "Fall Down", photo, and bio. Contains unfinished clips for "Pool Of Blood" and "Bellyman", interviews with Margot, Steve Kilbey and Eddie Rayner, and the clip for "Fall Down".

Margot was nominated for a Best New Talent ARIA Award in 1994 because of this album. The award went to The Badloves.


FALL DOWN (1993)

Margot Smith - Fall Down Cover

Fall Down (4:01)
Just (4:23)
Cut Up (5:07)

Tracks 1 and 2 produced by Eddie Rayner.
Track 3 produced by Steve Kilbey.


ADORED (1993)

Margot Smith - Adored Cover

Adored (3:53)
The Curse (4:50)
Child (3:00)

Tracks 1 and 2 produced by Steve Kilbey.
Track 3 produced by Eddie Rayner.


TASTE (Pre-Release Cassette) (1998)

Margot Smith - Taste Pre-Release Cassette Cover

Tracks

  1. Totalled
  2. Hope
  3. Everything (Smith/Kilbey)

Releases


TASTE (1998)

Margot Smith - Taste Cover

Tracks

  Media

1.Hope (1:48)  
2.Bleedmore (3:35)
3.Creature (3:46)
4.Stretches (1:40)
5.Everything (4:15) /
6.Fight It Out In Heaven (1:54)
7.Totalled (2:53)
8.Profit (2:49)  
9.Righteous (4:33) /
10.Drunk As... (1:48)
11.Desperate To Pack (4:05)
12.A Matter Of Taste (2:09)
13.2nd Hand Soul (3:23)  
14.An Arrangement (1:25) /

» Lyrics «

Credits

Margot Smith - Vocals
Steve Kilbey - Guitars, Bass, Piano
Tim Powles - Drums, Bass
Michael Wade - Guitars, Drums
Peter Koppes - Guitars, Drums
David Rule - Bass, Guitars
Ben Kross - Guitars
Boris Goudonof - Hammond Organ

Front and back cover photoart by Adrienne Overall
Graphic design by James Petheridge

Releases


BLEEDMORE (1998)

Margot Smith - Bleedmore Cover

Tracks

  1. Bleedmore (from the album TASTE) (3:29)
  2. Lifetime (recorded live at Esplanade Hotel 10/98) (6:11)
  3. Adored (recorded live at Esplanade Hotel 10/98) (4:21) – 
  4. Bleedmore (Skeetmix) - remixed by David Skeet @ Damien Gerard Studios (10:18)

Credits

Live Band:
    Margot Smith (Vocals)
    Steve Waters (Bass)
    Wayne Tritton (Acoustic Guitar)
    Mark Tobin (Electric Guitar)
    Simon Wale (Drums)

Co-produced by Steve Kilbey, Margot Smith, & Michael Wade.
Additional (non-live) tracks recorded by Russel Kilbey at Karmic Hit.
Mixed by Tim Powles at Karmic Hit.

Releases


MARGOT SMITH AND THE 9 LONELY SPIRITS PRESENT INHUMANINANE (2011)

Margot Smith And The 9 Lonely Spirits - Inhumaninane Cover

Tracks

  1. The Secret (Ben Cross, Instrumental) (3:22)
  2. Planet Queen (with Crackerbox [Tim Powles/David Skeet]) (4:28) – 
  3. The Gospel Song (with Peter Koppes) (3:24)
  4. The Curse (with Steve Kilbey) (4:38) – 
  5. Drunk As (with Steve Kilbey) (1:45)
  6. Brother (with John Kilbey) (4:18)
  7. Fester (with Michael Wade) (3:43)
  8. Tar Baby (with Michael Wade) (3:47)
  9. Leaving (with Peter Koppes and Neige Koppes) (4:50)
  10. Cut Up Song (with Steve Kilbey) (5:05)
  11. Adored (Live at The Esplanade, with Steve Kilbey & Michael Wade) (4:24)
  12. The Secret (Reprise) (3:21)

Releases


 

COMPILATIONS FEATURING TRACKS BY MARGOT SMITH

BLOOMERS ONE: AUSTRALIAN WOMEN SINGER-SONGWRITERS (1998)

Bloomers One Cover

Tracks

  1. Circles - Kylie Burtland
  2. Meaning Of Life - Urshula Yovich
  3. Night - Stella One Eleven
  4. Ocean Of Dreams - Maria Stratton
  5. How Could I Know - Sharin Anderson
  6. Reviving Ophelia - Sheherazade
  7. Wash Me In The Water - Sheyana
  8. Cool Pool Water - Lopez Jones
  9. Dive in - Juliet Obsessed
  10. Twisted - Denise Thomas
  11. Come By - Genevieve Maynard
  12. Give Me The Sun - Rebekah Jensen
  13. Lonesome Blue - Rachel Gaudry
  14. Romeo - Louise Anton
  15. All Talk, No Jugular - Margot Smith (Smith/Kilbey/Powles/Koppes/Goudonof)
  16. Crush The Rose - Carmen Pearson

Credits

Tim Powles programmed drums on track 3 as well as engineering.
Boris Goudonof played bass on track 8 and Hammond Organ on track 9.

Track 15:
  Margo Smith - Vox
  Boris Goudonof - Effects/Vocals
Peter Koppes - Guitar Synth
Steve Kilbey - Bass/Harmonium
Tim Powles - Drums

Produced & Engineered by Boris Goudonof at Darling Harbour Studios, Pyrmont.

Releases


ADULT ALTERNATIVE COLLECTION - VOLUME 1 (2001)

Adult Alternative Collection Volume One Cover

Tracks

  1. Einstein's Dream (3:34) - Kati Mac
  2. Worlds Away (3:14) - Ben Arnold
  3. Heart Shaped Glasses (5:10) - Crown Jewels
  4. Several Thousand (3:16) - Jim Boggia
  5. Contradictions (4:23) - Jenna Mammina
  6. First Kiss (3:26) - Lisa Richards
  7. Slow Motion (5:17) - Kyf Brewer
  8. The River (3:59) - Tycoon
  9. Mercy Blue (4:15) - Scott Bricklin
  10. End Of The Night (3:20) - Nadine
  11. Shattered (3:31) - Huffamoose
  12. Heaven Can Wait (5:47) - Love Riot
  13. Creature (3:40) - Margot Smith
  14. Runaway (5:11) - Feathermerchants
  15. Sister Moon (Special Edit) (6:11) - Joseph Parsons

Credits - Track 13

Written by Margot Smith, Steve Kilbey, Boris Goudonof
Produced by Steve Kilbey
Margo Smith - Vocals
Steve Kilbey - Guitars, Bass and Piano
Tim Powles - Drums
Peter Koppes - Guitars
Boris Goudonof - Hammond Organ
From the album "Taste" by Margot Smith

Releases

Notes

This compilation was issued exclusively for customers of Sauder Entertainment & Office Furniture.


SONGS FOR JENNY (2009)

Tony Pucci And Friends - Songs For Jenny Charity CD Cover

Tracks

  1. Your Smile Never Fades (4:10) - Leah Pinnavaia
  2. Peregrine (4:24) - Donnette Thayer
  3. Can't Fight It (4:26) - timEbandit Powles
  4. Song For Jenny (4:43) - Margot Smith
  5. Heir Apparent (4:38) - Harry Flowers
  6. Spilt Silver (4:06) - Carla Hanson & Tony Pucci
  7. Gathering Birds (3:43) - Hitchcock's Regret
  8. Drowning (4:45) - Noelle Hannibal
  9. Taking It All In (4:15) - Daniel Watkins
  10. I Am Sleeping (3:02) - Kaer Trouz
  11. Regret (5:07) - Jenn Manganiello
  12. One Fine Day (3:35) - Arno Sojo
  13. Grace (4:44) - Lnz Kayd
  14. Crystal Green Sea (3:52) - Robert Rankin Walker
  15. Motherly Wisdom (4:06) - Carla Hanson & Tony Pucci
  16. Neon Over Broadway (5:14) - Daniel Watkins
  17. Here Comes Silence (5:12) - Jasmine Yee

Credits

Lyrics and vocals by the singer of each song.

Music written & performed by Tony Pucci
with additional music by:

Peregrine - piano by Stefan Horlitz

Can't Fight It - spacejunk by timEbandit Powles & thanks to Ricky Rene Maymi for reactionary guitar

Gathering Birds - lovely creations and textures by the boys of Hitchcock's Regret, Mark Moldre & Shane Pex

I Am Sleeping - constructed from royalty-free loops @ www.looperman.com
bass & ambient bell loop: drofon
guitar feedback: sash

CD mastered by Dave Williams @ www.audiocdmasters.com

Painting Jenny's Lake by Annie Haslam www.anniehaslam.com
CD artwork and layout: fandorin

Releases

Notes

"Songs For Jenny" is a charity CD produced by Toni Pucci, and named after Tony's sister, Jennifer Ann (Pucci) Fischer, who bravely faced Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) for 5 years. All proceeds from the sale of "Songs for Jenny" go to the ALS Association with the aim of discovering a cure and and providing care for those facing ALS.