"The Wrights" are an Australian rock music "supergroup", consisting of Nic Cester (of Jet), Kram (of Spiderbait), Chris Cheney (of The Living End), Davey Lane (of You Am I and The Pictures) and Pat Bourke (of Dallas Crane). They are named after Australian music legend and former Easybeats frontman Stevie Wright.
Their first single is a cover version of Stevie Wright's song "Evie", an 11 minute song consisting of three parts. "Evie (Pt 1)" was first performed at the ARIA awards in 2004. They performed the whole trilogy live for the first time at the Sydney Cricket Ground as part of WaveAid, and it was released as a single in February 2005. "Evie (Pt 1)" featured Nic Cester as the vocalist, while Pts 2 and 3 featured vocalists Bernard Fanning of Powderfinger and Phil Jamieson of Grinspoon.
The profits for the single were donated to Stevie Wright and the Salvation Army to improve drug and alcohol rehabilitation, as well as the Red Cross for the tragic 2004 Boxing Day tsunami.
The single debuted at #2 on the Australian ARIAnet singles chart on the week of Monday March 7 2005.
The band also includes Bernard Fanning (of Powderfinger), Phil Jamieson (of Grinspoo...
|music genre||Rock (music)|
|current members||Various members of Australian rock bands|