Containing the Top 20 Australian hits " Can't Help Myself ", " We Can Get Together " and " Walls "; the album made heavy use of synthesisers, which would continue to be used throughout the band's career.
Flowers were formed in Sydney in by Iva Davies vocalsguitarbass guitarkeyboardsoboea classically trained musician, and their main creative force; with bass player Keith Welsh. The lead track " Icehouse " had been written by Davies Milva - Italienische Lieder when he lived at 18 Tryon Road, Lindfield in an old, cold flat of a two-storey mansion — across the street was a dishevelled house which had its lights on all night peopled by short-term residents.
Following their signing with Chrysalis Records in early for the European, Japanese, UK and US releases Flowers had to change their name due to legal restrictions preventing confusion with a Scottish group The Flowers. For this edition of the album, all of the vocals were re-recorded and all of the music was completely remixed.
Russell Mulcahyan expatriate Australian living in London, directed the music video for "Icehouse",  which was released as a single in Europe and North America. Matthews" was recorded by Davies in London after the band had changed their name from Flowers to Icehouse. In OctoberWarner Music released remastered and expanded copies of all Icehouse's albums  The re-release includes a number of tracks that were not on the original Icehouse album, including the single "Love in Motion" and Come Un Grande Amore - Gozzi / Géraldine Danon Le Groupe Electriciti - Come Un Grande Amore / Jean B-side "Goodnight Mr Matthews".
Most of the vocals were re-recorded. All songs written by Iva Davies, except where noted. This release was re-issued on CD CD in with the following bonus tracks:. In Junethe album was released in a different form internationally, under the band name "Icehouse". The album was also resequenced, and one track from the original album "Nothing to Do" was omitted entirely. Released Send Somebody - Icehouse - We Can Get Together Maythis two-disc release includes the remastered version on the first disc, with the second disc containing live versions of the following songs:.
The album charted at number 4 in Australia and remained in the Send Somebody - Icehouse - We Can Get Together for a 45 weeks. It eventually achieved quadruple platinum status in excess ofalbums sold.
In New Zealand, the album also achieved quadruple platinum status. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the Australian band, see Icehouse band. Encyclopedia of Australian Rock and Pop doc.
Retrieved Countdown Memories. Archived from the original on November 8, Warner Music Australia. Archived from the original on Australian Send Somebody - Icehouse - We Can Get Together Database.
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