The Mutton Birds (1992)
Envy of Angels (1996)
The Mutton Birds was a New Zealand rock music group formed in Auckland in 1991 by Ross Burge, David Long and Don McGlashan, with Alan Gregg joining a year later. Four of their albums reached the top 10 on the New Zealand Albums Chart, The Mutton Birds (1992), Salty (1994), Envy of Angels (1996) and Rain, Steam and Speed (1999). They had a number-one hit with "The Heater" (1994), while their other top 10 singles are a cover version, "Nature" (1992), and an original, "Anchor Me" (1994). From 1996 to 2000 the group were based in England, they returned to New Zealand and then disbanded in 2002.