Broken English

Ngukurr, southern Arnhemland, Australia
About Broken

Band members: Danny Thompson, Keith Rogers, Hubert Rami, David Daniels, John Rogers, Nelson Gumbuli and Tony Joyce.

Broken English feature also on the compilations "Croc Rock" and "Meinmuk: Music from the Top End".


Album formats explained

Album formats

  • 10": 10 inch vinyl records were played at 45 or 33 1/3 rounds per minute (rpm). The former could hold 9, the latter 12 minutes of music per side.
  • 7": 7 inch records (often referred to as 45s) were played at 45 rpm or 33 1/3 rpm, with about 4:30 or 6 minutes of music per side.
  • LP: Long play, is a vinyl record played at ​33 1⁄3 rpm with a 12 or 10-inch diameter.
  • EP: Extended play, are vinyl records that allowed two or even three songs on each side.

The Studio Sessions

Broken English - The Studio Sessions
  1. Instrumental
  2. Live or Die
  3. Ngukurr Sunrise
  4. Spirit of the Night
  5. From Distant Shores
  6. Greenhouse Effect
  7. Instrumental Reprise
  8. Out of Control
  9. Family
  10. Flour Sugar Tea
  11. Dear Me
  12. Barefoot Girl
  13. Instrumental

This is the only release ever by Broken English. The group disappeared in the 90s when its members "went on the grog".

The Rough With the Smooth

19 February 2007
  1. Show a Little Mercy
  2. Straight Lace Girls
  3. Don't Change
  4. Emotional Suicide
  5. You Take Me Away
  6. Comin' On Strong
  7. Casanova
  8. Ball 'n' Chain
  9. Love On the Side
  10. Woman of Stone
  11. Do You Really Want Me Back?
  12. Comin' On Strong (Fallout Mix) [Bonus Track]
  13. Fire Me Up (Long Version) [Bonus Track]
  14. Rough Cut Diamonds (Bonus Track)
  15. Running Out (Bonus Track)

Stereotypes (EP)

11 May 2012
  1. My Life
  2. Drunk Funk Anthem
  3. Ready to Rumble
  4. Funting Season
  5. Don't Go Getting Caught
  6. Top of the World

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Korff, J 2018, Broken English, <>, retrieved 17 June 2024

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