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 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 . Last of the Great Letdowns" (Plenny O'Hooks/Waterfront, 1990). Cake"/"Coming to the Worst" (Plenny O'Hooks/MDS, 1991). Hell Hoping" (Regular/Festival, 1993).
The Welcome Mat. Last Of The Great Letdowns (7", Single). Plenny O' Hooks Records. The Welcome Mat. Cake (7", Single). Hell Hoping (EP). Regular Records (2). Australia & New Zealand.
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|A||Last Of The Great Letdowns
Written-By – Wellies*
|B||The Spin Doctor
Written-By – Wellies*
- Manufactured By – Waterfront Records
- Distributed By – Waterfront Records
- Recorded At – Sun Studios, Sydney
- Producer – Anthony Copping, The Welcome Mat
NotesRecorded at Sun Studios, Sydney, May 1990
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