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Although the tracks on Beautiful walked a fine line between sincere tribute and gentle parody, it proved to be the biggest success of their career, selling in excess of 40, copies and reaching No. The album was later released through RCA. Inthe band released a five-track EP of original songs, Pitt Street Farmers the title is an old Sydney satirical expression referring to wealthy rural landowners who never leave the city, Prefab Heart - The Reels - Beautiful (Cassette.
This was followed by a new version of "Quasimodo's Dream" in Decemberwhich demonstrated the band's faith in the song, although it failed to chart on its second release. At this point Mason was forced to give up performing after contracting hepatitiswhich effectively ended the group. Hooper joined the Church as keyboard player, and later joined the Mullanesthe original incarnation of what became Crowded Houseand Fidock returned to Melbourne to live. The band then signed with Regular Records and released a radically slowed-down, synthesiser-driven version of Creedence Clearwater Revival 's " Bad Moon Rising ".
It proved to be another surprise hit, reaching No. Bliss left the band again at the end of During that year, they embarked on the popular "Reels By Request" tour, where the audience was allowed to call out for the songs they wanted to hear. Steve Prestwich, who wrote "Forever Now", played on the Reels' version. InMason appeared in the acclaimed Australian feature film Ghosts The group officially disbanded to coincide with the release of the compilation CD Requiem.
Inrock 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 s" in his Encyclopedia of Australian Rock and Pop. In MayDave Mason released his first album in more than 15 years, Reelsvillean acoustic celebration of the Reels hits re-recorded by the original artist.
In AugustReel to Reel was also released, a compilation of the Reels classic tracks with new liner notes as written by Mason. Since Newham retired, original bassist Abrahams rejoined the band after 23 years. Hooper was also a member of the Churchthe Mullanes the original incarnation of Crowded Houseand also recorded with Rockmelons and Ross Wilson. Karen Ansel retired from the music business and became a noted film and TV computer graphics specialist in the US.
David Mason appeared in the Countdown Spectacular 2 concert series in Australia between late-August and early-September as a solo performer. He sang only one song, "Quasimodo's Dream".
InMason released a new album, Reelsville on Liberation Blue. He performed one gig to launch the album at The Basement in Sydney on 16 May This show became a local cause celebre when police with sniffer dogs arrested two year-old punters for smoking illegals.
Mason, who now suffers from bipolar disorder, continues to play occasionally in three separate shows, an acoustic duo with Brendan Gallagher from Karma County and an electronic one man show 'Dark' with visuals by artist Libby Blainey, music by Scott Saunders from Dig; both these shows are mostly interpretations of Reels songs.
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