Straitjacket Fits

Shayne Carter, John Collie, David Wood, Mark Petersen

Also known as Fits, Straightjacket Fits
Members of Straitjacket Fits: Andrew Brough, David Wood, John Collie, Mark Peterson (2), Shayne Carter
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://listen.to/straitjacketfits, http://www.flyingnun.co.nz/archive_site/bands/straitjacket/sjfs_bio.html

Discography of Straitjacket Fits:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Life In One Chord 4 Audio 1987 Flying Nun Records
2 Blue Thunder / Hail 3 Audio 1989 Rough Trade
3 Melt 12 Audio 1990 Arista
4 Done 4 Audio 1992 Flying Nun Records
5 Melt 12 Audio 1990
6 Hail 10 Audio 1988 Flying Nun Records
7 Hail 14 Audio 1989 Rough Trade
8 Roller Ride 4 Audio 1991 Arista
9 Down In Splendour 5 Audio 1991 Flying Nun Records
10 Hail 14 Audio 1990
11 Melt 12 Audio 1990
12 Hail 10 Audio 1987 Rough Trade
13 Missing From Melt 5 Audio 1991 Arista
14 Bad Note For A Heart 4 Audio 1990
15 Cat Inna Can 3 Audio 1993
16 Blow 13 Audio 1993 Arista
17 Straitjacket Fits 21 Audio 1998 Flying Nun Records
18 Blow 12 Audio 1993
19 Blow 12 Audio 1993
20 Melt 12 Audio 1990
21 Bad Note For A Heart 4 Audio 1990
22 Down In Splendour 4 Audio 1990 Flying Nun Records
23 Life In One Chord 4 Audio 1987 Flying Nun Europe
24 Hail 2 Audio 1988 Flying Nun Records
25 Bad Note For A Heart 2 Audio 1990
26 Sparkle That Shines 2 Audio 1990
27 If I Were You 3 Audio 1993
28 Hail 2 Audio 1988 Flying Nun Records
29 Hail 10 Audio 1990
30 Life In One Chord 4 Audio 1987 Flying Nun Records
31 Funland / Straitjacket Fits 4 Audio 1993 Arista
32 Cat Inna Can 6 Audio 1993
33 If I Were You 3 Audio 1993 Arista
34 Blow 12 Audio 1993 Flying Nun Records
35 Done 8 Audio 1992
36 If I Were You 3 Audio 1993
37 Hail 10 Audio 1987 Rough Trade
38 Done 4 Audio 1992
39 Hail 10 Audio 1989 Nuevos Medios


Formed in Dunedin, New Zealand, 1986 by [a=Shayne Carter] (vocals/guitar), [a=John Collie] (drums) and [a=David Wood] (bass). [a=Andrew Brough] (vocals/guitar) joined soon after. In 1991 Brough left the group due to musical and personal differences between him and the rest of the band. Later that year Mark Petersen (guitar) joined the band.


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