"Butterfingers" is an Australian hip hop group, from Brisbane, Queensland. They are signed to the independent label Valley Trash Records.
The band was formed when lead vocalist Eddie "Evil Eddie" Jacobson booked himself in for a gig at ''The Zoo,'' a nightclub in Brisbane, without a band or any intentions of performing solo. The nightclub held Jacobson's booking to him and after two weeks of panic and a sloppy first debut performance, the band was formed.
Their first two singles "Everytime" and "I Love Work", became instant hits with listeners of Australia's national alternative radio station, Triple J, when they were released in 2003. They reached positions 15 and 38 respectively in the Triple J Hottest 100 of that year. The band also performed at Livid in 2003.
In May 2004 they released their first album, ''Breakfast at Fatboys'', and toured nationally in late 2004.
In June 2005 they released their new singles, ''FIGJAM'' and ''Jesus I Was Evil'' (a cover of the song by Darcy Clay), both songs went into high rotation on Triple J and placed 11th and 69th respectively in the 2005 Triple J Hottest 100. FIGJAM, in October 2005, was nominated for the Best Urban ...
|years active||early 2000s–present|
|music genre||Australian Hip-Hop|