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The Reels is an Australian rock–indie pop group which formed in Dubbo, New South Wales, in 1976, disbanded in 1991, and reformed in 2007. Their 1981 song "Quasimodo's Dream" was voted one of the Top 10 Australian songs of all time by a 100-member panel from Australasian Performing Right Association in 2001. The Reels had top-10 Australian Kent Music Report Singles Chart success with covers of Herb Alpert's "This Guy's in Love With You" and Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Bad Moon Rising". Rock music historian Ian McFarlane described them as "one of the most original and invigorating pop bands to emerge from the Australian New Wave movement of the late 1970s".
- also known as Reels
- genres: Indie rock, Indie pop, Rock music, New Wave
- albums: "Beautiful", "Quasimodo's Dream", "Requiem", "Unreel", "Reel to Reel", "The Reels", "Neighbors", "Five Great Gift Ideas from The Reels"
- official website: www.thereels.info
"The Reels": The Reels is the self-titled debut album by Australian band The Reels, released in 1979. It was produced by Mark Opitz who also produced albums for Cold Chisel and AC/DC. 2 editions of the album were released, the Australian one having two more tracks and a re-arranged tracklisting. The single "Love Will Find a Way" was the group's first well known song, charting in the top 40 in Australia.
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc
Theaters usually join the reels together to make larger reels. Then one or two pro - ...
by Vin T. Sparano
The reels are ruggedly built and, of course, corrosion resistant. Unique features include lugs on the upper part of the sideplate for attachment of a big-game fishing harness worn ...
Encyclopedia of Early Cinema (2005)
by Richard Abel
In general, they treated multiple~reel films as they treated the multiple reels of the program of one~reel films they regularly showed, whether with or without a shor~ ter or longer break between the reels. Multiple~reel films issued over several ...
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