- The Truth (Australian band)
The Truth were a funk band from
Melbourne, Australiaactive from 1993to 1997.Their final line up was Nicky Bomba(drums), Michael Caruana (keyboards), Mick Girasole (bass), Tony Kopa (vocals) and Geoff Wells (guitars).
The band gained popularity through solid gigging around
Melbourneand from the songs "My Heavy Friend" and "Secrets" receiving play on radio station Triple J[ [http://www.myspace.com/geoffwells Geoff Wells' mySpace page] ] .
self titledfirst album, "The Truth", the band had no bass player. Bass lines were provided by Michael Caruana who played gigs with a keyboard axe.
For the band's second album "Headspace", Mick Girasole was added on bass and the band re-branded as simply "Truth".
The band broke up toward the end of 1997.
Nicky Bombawent on to form the band Bomba. Michael Caruana plays keyboards with Bomba.
Geoff Wells went on to play as a session musician for
Daryl Braithwaite, Tina Arenaand John Farnham. John Farnham recorded one of Geoff Wells' songs, "The Way" on his album 33 1/3 [ [http://www.myspace.com/geoffwells Geoff Wells' mySpace page] ] . "The Way" is track 4 on the album "The Truth".
Tony Kopa is now a 'permanent fixture' with Jon Stevens when he plays his solo shows. Tony also appeared on Jon's "The Works" album as part of the Liberation Blue Acoustic Series. [ [http://www.acousticseries.com.au/JonStevens.htm Jon Stevens - The Works] ] . He also appears on a semi-regular basis with Black Dogs [ [http://www.blackdogsmusic.com Black Dogs] ]
"The Truth" returned to the stage in 2003 for a one off gig at
The Espyin St Kilda.
* The Truth (1995)
* Headspace (1997)
* Secrets (1993)
* My Heavy Friend (1993)
* Can't Help It (1994)
* Let's Stay Together (1995)
* Spirit Of Man (1995)
* Shine (1997)
* [http://www.myspace.com/geoffwells Geoff Well's mySpace page]
* [http://www.anaussiemusicfan.com/truth/ "The Truth" Discography]
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