"Eskimo Joe" is an Australian rock band whose debut album ''Girl'' went gold in 2001. Their second album ''A Song Is A City'' was released in Australia on May 16 2004 and the first single "From The Sea" debuted in the ARIA Top 40 as well as reaching the top of the Triple J Net 50 and was voted number 3 in the Triple J Hottest 100 of 2004. The latest single release of the band, 'Black Fingernails, Red Wine' has commercially exceeded the results of their previous work, becoming their first top 10 single.
Eskimo Joe formed in 1997 in Fremantle, Western Australia. Kavyen (Kav) Temperly (bass/vocals), Joel Quartermain (drums) and Stuart MacLeod (guitar) formed a band to compete in the Australian National Campus Band Competition. At that time, Kav and Joel were also in a band called Freud's Pillow, which included Simon Leach, now guitarist in Little Birdy and Stuart Leach, now drummer in One Horse Town. Despite the fact that the first heat was one of their first gigs playing together, Eskimo Joe won the competition with prizes of a slot on the Livid Festival and a session in a recording studio.
In this session in April 1998, they produced the Sweater EP whose title tra...
|current members|| Kavyen Temperly (vocals, bass)|
Stuart MacLeod (guitar)
Joel Quartermain (drums)