InRogers collaborated with long-time friend Tex Perkins to form T'N'T,  eventually releasing the album My Better Halfa collection of acoustic originals and cover versions. The album received mixed reviews for its minimal production values and "tongue-in-cheek" covers, such as Rod Stewart 's " Tonight's the Night ".
His first acting experience was a small cameo role in Jane Campion 's Holy Smoke! Filmed in AdelaideAustralia, the film was directed by Michael Kantor, who also directed the theatre production Woyzeck in which Rogers also starred. Filming took three weeks and the premiere occurred at the Adelaide Film Festival in October Rogers features in the music video  of the Reels ' " Quasimodo's Dream ", produced by Sandpit,  to coincide with the theatrical release of The Boy Castaways in late In FebruaryRogers made his professional stage debut at the Malthouse Theatre Tim Rogers* & The Temperance Union - Spit Polish (CD the Entertainer in its production of Woyzecka play directed by Kantour, with music composed by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis.
So at times we have sounds emanating from the stage that are only vaguely tonal. Rogers performed original compositions for the play, accompanied by musicians Dan Witton and Andy Baylor.
Sydney's Griffin Theatre production occurred in earlywhile the Melbourne season was held at the Beckett Theatre of the Malthouse Theatre complex during November and December.
There's no one else like him on TV and this show, like RocKwiz, should run for decades, especially as Foxtel has allocated a multi-million-dollar fund to record local performance. Rogers is seriously cool, in the sense that the word means calm, stoic, intriguing and impressive, and suggests reserved confidence, a self-conscious aplomb in behaviour that distances itself from authority rather than directly confronts it. A way of fitting in while standing out, maybe. Rogers has written for Australian publication The Monthly on two occasions: a review of Don Walker 's musical memoir Shots from March and a small non-fiction piece in December The advertisements, featuring the slogan "This Is Greatness", consist of Rogers recounting some of the greatest final moments in AFL history.
Rogers has been involved with soundtracks for Australian films over the course of his career: the Idiot Box soundtrack, together with Nick Launayin ; the Dirty Deeds soundtrack in ; and Wish You Were Herea film starring Joel Edgerton. He claimed that You Am I were told to "make way" by their record label for new Idol winners. A physical altercation ensued and both parties were reprimanded by airport authorities.
However, Rogers apologised midway through the band's performance and walked off the stage. Guitarist Davey Lane tried to stop Rogers, but the lead singer became aggressive and continued on his way. Rogers threw his guitar onto the stage mid-song, saying he couldn't continue, and stormed off, pushing another band member who also walked off-stage looking upset Rogers also was involved in an incident backstage with singer Missy Higgins which left her visibly upset But Higgins recovered and joined Melbourne band The Beautiful Girls on stage to entertain the crowd when Rogers stopped playing.
Less than a week later, Rogers posted on the You Am I website, "I fucked up and take total responsibility for my actions. I've got some problems with intoxicants that I haven't dealt with in a long time and it's come back and bit me. Rogers has a daughter. He was married to Rocio Garcia Rodriguez, his daughter's mother, between and the early s.
They met in MadridSpain,  and later lived together in Melbourne. Rogers draws income from various artistic projects such as music, soundtrack Album) and acting, as well as other ventures like gardening. Rogers experienced mental health issues such as anxiety during his twenties, including panic attacks. He chose to openly disclose this information from the s onwards, to help others experiencing similar symptoms. No nostalgia at all.
A couple of good records … that I heard. Did some great travelling, but I travel better now, I was really sort of medicined up. I enjoy everything about touring and being in the band more now. Rogers has also been involved in relationships with Australian musician Megan Washington and Serbian-Australian actor Bojana Novakovic. His current partner is known only as "The Hurricane " as written about by Rogers in his book Detours. An avid sports fan since childhood, Rogers enjoys the game of Australian rules footballand played in the and Community Cup charity matches for Melbourne, Australia's Sacred Heart Mission charitable organisation.
He was made the official club ambassador inand attends games when possible. Rogers has lived in the Melbourne, Australia, suburb of St.
Kilda sinceand has referred to the "crepuscular ambience of St Kilda". I was away for two months doing theatre in Sydney and was then in the States for two months.
Over the course of his career, Rogers has been most associated with a series of Rickenbacker F copies made by Sydney luthier Piers Crockerknown as "Crockenbackers". Rogers owns four of the five Crockenbackers made, including a string, bought after borrowing Brad Shepherd 's Fender Coronado string to record Hourly, Daily.
Rogers bought his first Crockenbacker just before the recording of Hi Fi Way and has used them ever since. Rogers has used various guitars in addition to the Crockenbackers, predominantly Fender Telecastersincluding a '52 Reissue, a 70s Telecaster Deluxe and a '72 Thinline Reissue.
The latter was given to Lane shortly after Lane joined the band. During the recording of DilettantesRogers also began using Fender Jazzmastersusing them on all subsequent tours to date, in addition to the Crockenbackers.
For Rogers' work with the Temperance Union, he has used a Sunn combo amplifier. Rogers has stated that one of his most important musical tools is a capo : "Probably 90 per cent of every song I've ever written involves a capo When Album) using one, the possibilities of things become realisations, and you Tim Rogers* & The Temperance Union - Spit Polish (CD write in different keys and things.
I think I want to be buried with one. Over the course of his solo albums, Rogers has utilised the support of two main backing bands; however, membership between the two has overlapped. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Tim Rogers and the Temperance Union. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Please help by adding reliable sources. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful.
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Archived from the original on 20 November Retrieved 20 November The Sydney Morning Herald. Archived from the original on 17 January His time in Australia was marked by headline-grabbing bad-boy behavior. A scuffle ensued and the two were reprimanded by airport security. Rogers admitted that he had been drinking before the confrontation occurred.
A visibly intoxicated Rogers stumbled and slurred through several songs before apologizing and abandoning the set halfway through. Backstage, he accidentally knocked over fellow performer Missy Higginscausing her to briefly lose consciousness.
The result was Rogers ' admission of his drug and alcohol problems. The sound was raw and gutsy, Tim Rogers* & The Temperance Union - Spit Polish (CD, in comparison to the gentleness of his previous solo outing.
Ghost Songs featured several duets with singers including Higgins who apparently holds no grudge and Rebecca Barnard and the song "Ridin' from My House to Ours," inspired by the divorce he was undergoing at the time. Rogers ' next marriage was a musical one.
Initially formed as a joke, they played pub gigs with acoustic guitars, using material from both their lengthy careers. Interest was such that T'n'T became a going concern, and went on to play shows with a full orchestra and record an album, My Better Halfin Although all of the members of the Temperance Union contributed, the album was credited to Rogers alone.
Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Tim Rogers & The Temperance Union* - Spit Polish at Discogs. Complete your Tim Rogers & The Temperance Union* collection.5/5(2). This collection of songs here on this disc SPIT POLISH come at you like barrell of booze, one minute your rocking then your reflecting and then you wake up and ask where can I get some more. If you like a mix of rock,country twang and folky shuffling all wrapped up in thoughtfull lyrics then put your money down on this one. Buy this album today.5/5(2). () with the Temperance Union: bonus disc to You Am I's Dress Me Slowly () Spit Polish () Ghost Songs () Dirty Ron () Solo: The Luxury of Hysteria () View wiki Tim Rogers is the frontman of Australian rock band You Am I. He later used the name of the EP, based loosely on that of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, to name his backing band for two subsequent albums, starting with Spit Polish in The release of the second Temperance Union recording, a double album entitled Dirty Ron/Ghost Songs, occurred in , and the recording features various special guests, such as Missy Higgins, Donna Simpson and Rebecca Barnard. Oct 08, · Tim Rogers and The Temperance Union at the industry showcase gig for ‘Spit Polish’ at The Evelyn Hotel, Tim is touring solo and acoustic around Australia in April, which look like being his last solo shows for some time, although Tim will follow that with album launches and a full band tour with The Termperance Union. Spit Polish Tim Rogers & The Temperance Union. My Better Half TNT (Tim Rogers & Tex Perkins) CD: $ Dirty Ron / Ghost Song Tim Rogers & the Temperance Union. Luxury of Hysteria Rogers, Tim. CD: $ Rogers Sings Rogerstei ROGERS,TIM. CD: $ Back to . Label: Festival Mushroom Records - • Format: CD Album Digpak • Country: Australia • Genre: Rock • Style: Indie Rock Tim Rogers And The Temperance Union* - Spit Polish (, Digpak, CD) | Discogs. Tim Rogers & The Temperance Union is but one of the many solo outings for irrepressible You Am I frontman Tim pegaternatheza.pingbeetvantgistvisanrerolabdiopase.co the chief singer-songwriter and boss raconteur for one of Australia's finest rock 'n' roll acts, Rogers' fronted You Am I for four studio albums between and , before embarking on his first solo outing in What Rhymes With Cars and Girls was released under the. This collection of songs here on this disc SPIT POLISH come at you like barrell of booze, one minute your rocking then your reflecting and then you wake up and ask where can I get some more. If you like a mix of rock,country twang and folky shuffling all wrapped up in thoughtfull lyrics then put your money down on this one. Buy this album today. Rogers formed a new backing band, ironically named the Temperance Union, with whom he released Spit Polish in and the double album Ghost Songs/Dirty Ron in The sound was raw and gutsy, in comparison to the gentleness of his previous solo outing.
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