SILVERCHAIR

silverchair
Title: Freak  -  Company: Murmur (Australia)  -  Cat No: mattCD040
Format: CD single  -  Released: 1997  -  Status: Deleted

 

Deniz was pleasantly surprised when the phone call came from silverchair's manager stating that they wanted to fly him to New York to play guitar on a cover version of his own New Race. They were recording it as a b-side for their single Freak.
The track can also be found on the b-side of a US radio only vinyl single of Freaks.

 

Track Listing:

Freak ( D Johns )
New Race ( D Tek ) (3:23 m:s)
Punk Song #2 ( D Johns )

 

The Musicians:

Deniz Tek - Guitar & Yeah Hups

Daniel Johns - Guitar & Vocals

Ben Gillies - Bass & Yeah Hups

Chris Joannou - Drums & Yeah Hups

David Fricke - Yeah Hups
 

Technical Details:

Deniz' track produced, recorded and mixed by Nick Launay

 

 

 

 

silverchair
Title: Abuse Me  -  Company: Murmur (Australia)  -  Cat No: MattCD049
Format: CD single  -  Released: 1997  -  Status: Deleted

 

While Deniz was in New York guesting on the chair's cover version of New Race, he introduced them to one of his favourites songs, The Master's Apprentices' Undecided. It ended up being recorded as well, appearing as a B-side on the single Abuse Me.
 

Track Listing:

Abuse Me ( D Johns )
Undecided ( Bower / Morrison ) (2:29 m:s)
Freak (remix) ( D Johns )

 

The Musicians:

Deniz Tek - Guitar

Daniel Johns - Vocals

Ben Gillies - Bass

Chris Joannou - Drums
 

Technical Details:

Deniz' track produced, recorded and mixed by Nick Launay
 

Of Interest:

They forgot to credit Deniz' guitar work on the release of Abuse Me. Guess they were too busy with their Higher School Certificates to remember and it just slipped through the cracks at Sony's artwork department.