Deadstar – Deadstar

Deadstar - Deadstar (cover)

Deadstar – Deadstar (cover)


Deadstar’s heavy rocking first album (1996).

Released In: [Australia / NZ].

Release Date: January 1996.

Australian Chart Position: #224 (ARIA).

Availability: Moderately rare. Not available new.

Value: A$5-A$20.



Track Listing(s)


 Highly recommended track.
 Commercial single.
 Promotional single.


Version: Mushroom Records Australian CD album.

Album length: 48 minutes, 20 seconds.

ReplayGain loudness: -8.29dB (1996).

  1. Going Down 
  2. She Loves She 
  3. Sister 
  4. Valentine’s Day 
  5. I Got Your Number
  6. Dead Star 
  7. Put Me Back Together
  8. My Best Friend
  9. What’s Eating You
  10. The Dress Looks Better On Me 
  11. Another Sunny Day
  12. Wristwatch
  13. Apologia



Note: Deadstar was formed by Hunters and Collectors guitarist Barry Palmer.


Liner Notes

Dead Star are:

Barry Palmer – Guitars, bass guitar.

Caroline Kennedy – Vocals.

Peter Jones – Drums, percussion.


Tracks 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11 written by Palmer/Kennedy/Jones

Published by Mushroom.

Track 2 written by Palmer/Kennedy/Jones/Marshall

Published by Mushroom/Control.

Track 9 written by Palmer/Kennedy/Jones/Salmon

Published by Mushroom/Polygram.

Track 8 and 13 written by Palmer/Kennedy

Published by Mushroom.


Guests include:

Kim Salmon – Vocals on What’s Eating You and additional guitar on Sister, I Got Your Number and Another Sunny Day.

Charlie Marshall – Vocals on She Loves She

Nick Seymour – Bass guitar on Another Sunny Day and Valentine’s Day.

Kalhu Tonuma – Backing vocals and kneeslaps on My Best Friend.


Kim Salmon appears courtesy of Polydor Records.

Nick Seymour appears courtesy of Capitol Records.

Charlie Marshall appears courtesy of White Records.


Dead Star wish to thank our tireless manager Michael Roberts;

Eleanor and Bill at White Records. Big Jim Mountfort at Platinum for his wonderful generosity and Jeremy Smith for giving us an ear during mastering, and Nick, Kim and Charlie.


Barry” Love, thanks and appreciation to Jodie, and of course to Meaghan, Declan, Gideon. Special thanks to Mary Palmer and not forgetting Barry Snr, Craig, Darren, Ashley, Cathy and Lisa (Palmer) and furthermore Kerry, Katie, Fabian, Andy, Mich Geyer, Michael Lynch, Chris Wilson, Brian Horne, All of H&C’s, Chris Rogers, Stuart MacDonald and Ros Walker.


Caroline: Thank you to Charlie Marshall also to Elle, Rachel and Miranda, and thanks Kath and Megan and all who listened. Special thanks and love to Kim Salmon.


Peter: I would like to thank my family and friends for their never ending interference (love/support) which I have not yet learnt to appreciate as much as I should – thank you. Also Garry and Barry re the Pearl drums, and Bruce the Sabian cymbals.


Produced by Barry Palmer.

Recorded and mixed by Kalju Tonuma at Platinum Studios, on and off thru late 1994 and early 1995. Assisted by Phil Jones and Adam Rhodes.

Mastered by Steve Smart at 301 Studios, Sydney.


Cover painting: Caroline Kennedy.


Michael Roberts & Sarah Pearson for Loud and Clear Management P/L.

PO Box 276 Albert Park, Vic 3206. Fax: 61 3 9537 1371

(P) (C) 1995 Mushroom Records International BV.