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The Welcome Mat was a four-piece Australian indie rock group which formed in Sydney in 1989, and broke up in January, 1997. Throughout the early-to-mid-1990s, their songs "Last of the Great Letdowns", "Cake", "Landspeed", "10,000 People", "Hell Hoping", "Play Me" and "Hey! Illusion" topped the Australian alternative charts, with the videos receiving play on Rage and MTV Australia. The first band ever to play Australia’s Big Day Out festival, The Welcome Mat toured extensively around Australia with the likes of the Hoodoo Gurus, Died Pretty, Buffalo Tom, The Lemonheads, The Wonder Stuff, You Am I, Smudge and Bob Dylan.
- also known as Welcome Mat
- genre: Alternative rock
- albums: "Spare", "Gram", "Fairydust", "Hey! Illusion"
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An Encyclopedia by Lew Freedman
The welcome mat was out—supposedly—for dark-skinned Latinos after 1947. But if a qualified player of Hispanic heritage could now get a job, it still took extra effort to get noticed and make the final roster. That welcome was conditional at first, ...
by David W. Dent, Larman C. Wilson
At first, Latin American leaders did not automatically welcome Cuba back to the multinational organization but extended the welcome mat as time passed. The United States tried to obtain concessions from Cuba to offer greater political and ...
Understanding Verbalizations in This New Age of Empire, Mythology And Consumerism by R. B. Vineyard
The welcome mat at the revolving door is always out. Rhetoric: A fancy word for fancy talk. Rhetoric used to be one of the four R's—Readin', Ritin', Rithmetic and Rhetoric—but that last part of education was too thought provokin'. Rhetoric is the ...
by Wang, Victor C.X.
Ushering in advances in technology and an expanded global perspective, the 21st century let fall the welcome mat of competition at the doorstep of every nonprofit. So forceful was this impact, that it altered the traditional non-business ...
Eleventh Edition by Merriam-Webster
something likened to a mat placed before an entrance as a sign of welcome <put out the welcome mat for foreign investors) 'weld \'weld\ vb [alter, of obs.
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