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The Fish John West Reject

Acoustic Pop Thrashabilly
Tasmania, Australia

An Australian band, self described as acoustic pop thrashabilly. Originally from Launceston, Tasmania, the band moved to Melbourne in 1988 but broke up in 1991. Former members of the band went on to form The Dunaways in 1996.

Discography

1986 Canned
1989 Left (7“) River Filf Records
1989 Swim River Filf Records
1989 The Orchard (ep) River Filf Records
1990 Fin Shock
1990 Exile (7”) Shock
1990 Sick Inside (ep) Shock

Canned

1986 Independent

Mark Narkowicz – Vocals, acoustic guitar
Mark Adams – Vocals, acoustic guitar, mandolin, harmonica
Andrew Viney – Occasional yells, acoustic bass
Tim Gleeson – Vocals, drum, percussion

  1. Rush (trad.)
  2. Not Mutate
  3. Dreams are Had
  4. Run Come See (trad.)
  5. Dustbowl Refugee
  6. Rivers Rise
  7. Resting in Your Love
  8. Tamar River
  9. Oppression
  10. Up the Coast
  11. Never Be Friends
  12. Sand 'n' Dust 'n' Bones
  13. The Balm (trad.)
  14. Muleskinner Blues (trad.)

Left

1989 River Filf Records (RF001)

  1. Left (2:35)
  2. Childless Mother (3:00)

Swim

1989 River Filf Records (RF002)

  1. Lights Out Over Launceston (2:34)
  2. Green (3:26)
  3. Childless Mother (3:19)
  4. The Orchard (3:55)
  5. Big Wind (2:33)
  6. Tamar River (3:10)
  7. Left (2:51)
  8. A Different Country Song (2:58)
  9. The Bees and the Flowers (3:44)
  10. Invitations (3:59)
  11. Muleskinner Blues (2:09)
  12. Always Changes (3:50)
2013 CD re-issue bonus tracks
  1. Spill Ugly (4:51)
  2. Minute (1:10)
  3. Ezekiel Saw That Wheel (3:14)

The Orchard ‎

1989 River Filf Records (RF003)

  1. The Orchard
  2. Minute
  3. Ezekial Saw That Wheel
Cassette Bonus Track
  1. Caution Rings

Fin

1990 Shock (SHOCK 0009)

Mark Narkowicz - Vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
Martin D. Witheford - Semi-acoustic guitar, vocals
Michael J. Witheford - Bass guitar, vocals
Graham Rankin - Drums

Andrew Viney - Bass Guitar on tracks 4 and 5
Jeremy Gronow - Phased guitar on track 10
John Williams - Keyboards on track 10
Andrew Viney - Vocals on track 6

  1. Terrible News
  2. Exile
  3. Caution Rings
  4. Sooner or Later
  5. She's in France
  6. Answers
  7. Valentine
  8. Sick Inside
  9. Let's Not Start This Again
  10. She Can't Be Serious
  11. Fear and Loathing
  12. 20 Ways
  13. Concrete Walls

Exhile

1990 Shock (SHOCK 705)

  1. Exile (3:08)
  2. Twenty Ways (3:19)

Sick Inside

1990 Shock (SHOCK 7011T)

  1. Sick Inside (4:06)
  2. Mother Hold My Calls (2:45)
  3. Exile (Bar Mix) (2:30)
  4. It's My Birthday (4:08)