Eskimo Joe
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Eskimo Joe

Perth, Western Australia, Australia | MAJOR

Perth, Western Australia, Australia | MAJOR
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"Album review AUS"

"Devilishly good, Black Fingernails Red Wine has to be some kind of benchmark for Aussie rock." Neala Johnson - Herald Sun

"Album review AUS"

"Eskimo Joe have well and truly proved they are a local band with world class." Kathy McCabe, Daily Telegraph - Sydney Daily Telegraph

"Best Band AUS"

"Are Eskimo Joe the best band in the country? The evidence is conclusive." George Palathingal, Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney Morning Herald

"Concert review AUS"

"Last night we saw them as others see them, as one of the nation's most successful bands." Jay Hanna, Sunday Times - Sydney Sunday Times

"Concert review AUS"

"Expanding into the kind of sonic universe inhabited by the likes of Snow Patrol... next stop the Superdome." Richard Jinman, Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney Morning Herald

"Album review USA"

“…storytelling that hails back to the days of rock bands taking us on a journey from the beginning of their album to the end. Black Fingernails is an album to listen to all the way through, and then again and then again and then again.” – Cory Podell, - LAist

"Album review USA"

“Amazingly catchy, while maintaining dark-edged, brooding new wave tones with toothy guitar and solid rock edge, Eskimo Joe have a well-balanced sound and a knack for writing killer hooks…rating 8.5/10” – Chad Grischow, -

"Album review USA"

"Hot Australian band that reminds me of INXS from time to time (and I mean the good INXS, around Kick)." – Ken Barnes, USA Today - USA Today

"Album review Canada"

“One of Australia’s best young bands gets a belated North American release for its third album, which kicks off with this wintry ballad. Reminiscent of U2’s “New Year’s Day,” it is so seductive, you’ll barely notice the lyrics consist of the same nine words repeated over and over.” – John Sakamoto, Toronto Star - Toronto Star

"Album review Canada"

“Eskimo Joe: …Trio Eskimo Joe is the sweetest swoon we have come across since England let Coldplay go across the pond. …" – Vervegirl Canada - Vervegirl


2011 - Echo Single
2011 - Love Is A Drug Single
2011 - When We Were Kids Single
2011 - Ghosts Of The Past Album (Warner/Dirt Diamonds)
2009 - Thunderclap Single (
2009 - Don't Let Me Down Single (Warner/Mushroom)
2009 - Losing Friends Over Love Single (Warner/Mushroom)
2009 - Inshalla Album (Warner/Mushroom)
2009 - Foreign Land Single (Warner/Mushroom)
2007 - Breaking Up Single (Warner/Mushroom Records)
2007 - New York Single (Mushroom Records)
2006 - Sarah Single (Warner/Mushroom Records)
2006 - Black Fingernails Red Wine Single (Warner/Mushroom Records)
2006 - Black Fingernails Red Wine Album (Warner/Mushroom Records)
2005 - Eskimo Joe DVD (Warner/Mushroom Records)
2004 - Life Is Better With You Single (Festival Mushroom Records)
2004 - Older Than You Single (Festival Mushroom Records)
2004 - Smoke Single (Festival Mushroom Records)
2004 - From The Sea Single (Festival Mushroom Records)
2004 - A Song Is A City Album (Festival Mushroom Records)
2001 - Wake Up Single (Modular Records)
2001 - Liar Single (Modular Records)
2001 - Who Sold Her Out Single (Modular Records)
2001 - Planet Earth Single (Modular Records)
2001 - Girl Album (Modular Records)
1999 - Eskimo Joe EP
1998 - Sweater EP

2006 - Sunday Sounds - Aussie Rock - "Liar"
2004 - Year Of The Monkey - "From the Sea" (Festival/Mushroom Records)
2004 - Triple J: Home And Hosed - Freshly Plucked - "From the Sea" (ABC Music)
2004 - New Music Live From The Panel - "Older Than You" (Liberation Records)
2003 - Triple J's Hottest 100 - Hottest Box - "Sweater" (ABC Music)
2002 - The Secret Life Of Us - "Planet Earth" (Liberation Records)
1999 - Triple J Hottest 100 Volume 6 - "Sweater" (ABC Music)
1998 - Homebake Volume 3 - "Turn Up Your Stereo" (EMI)



WA trio Eskimo Joe has come a long way since their humble beginnings as much-loved indie rock kids in Fremantle, Western Australia.

Through the early EP's, Sweater and the self-titled Eskimo Joe, featuring "Turn Up Your Stereo", they endeared themselves to kids country-wide. The EPs were closely followed by their debut album, Girl, featuring beautiful indie ballad, "Liar", and singles, "Who Sold Her Out" and "Wake Up". Using striking visuals with cutting edge video clips and artwork, the band impressed the public and critics alike with a gold selling collection. Their experiences as a band progressed them musically into their second full-length album, A Song Is A City, produced by Paul McKercher and the band. The single "From the Sea" launched them to a massive double-platinum selling success and a spoke of what was to come.

2006's Black Fingernails, Red Wine, was the culmination of all their previous works in a cohesive and pounding shot of dark rock that hit straight at the heart of Australians. Debuting at number one on the national album charts and four-times platinum sales later, the three-piece, which now have two extra touring members, hit the road in the US, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Netherlands, Korea and the UK to support releases internationally.

Inshalla, their next musically diverse and internationally flavoured fourth offering delivered a Led Zeppelin tinged, middle eastern flavoured single in "Foreign Land", which earned the band the most played Australian song on radio in 2009, along with an APRA award for "Best Rock Song".

Ghosts Of The Past, the band's fifth studio album was released on August 12, 2011 and the first single - "Love Is A Drug" quickly became Australia's most added song to radio in it's first week, with the album debuting in the #3 position in the ARIA charts upon it's release. Featuring the production team from Black Fingernails, Red Wine - Ghosts of The Past is a return to Eskimo Joe's rock roots.

Ghosts Of The Past is out now through Warner Music Australia / Dirt Diamonds Productions and at available at all good record stores and digitally online. The new single "Echo" is at radio now.