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A Selling of the Rock

from Through The One Last Door by Not Drowning, Waving

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Originally from The Little Desert album of 1985 (Rampant Records), this version has additional vocal recorded for the CD re-release of all the NDW catalogue when the band signed to Warner Bros Australia in 1990. The original recording was done at an old church in Elsternwick 1985, and additional vocals and remixing were done at Hothouse Studios 1990 by Tim Cole. A Selling of the Rock was used as the title music for the Arts Show on ABC television.


from Through The One Last Door, released October 10, 2005

Russel Bradley - drums
David Bridie - piano, vocals
Tim Cole - vocals
Rowan McKinnon - bass, vocals
Helen Mountfort - cello
John Phillips - guitar
James Southall - congas
Guest vocalists - Chris Wilson, Rebecca Barnard, Shelley Scown and Kerri Simpson


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Not Drowning, Waving Melbourne, Australia

NDW's music was haunting, evocative, brooding, sensuous and a million other words that excite people who type for a living. In record stores, you could usually find NDW filed under ambient or art-rock, ill-fitting labels if ever there were. Though they were often minimalist, they never made background music. Arty by comparison to other acts of the era, but they knocked out some glorious pop tunes. ... more

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