VariousStroke Songs For Chris Knox

Label:A Major Records – AMAJ002
2 x CD, Compilation
Country:New Zealand
Style:Alternative Rock, Noise, Pop Rock, Indie Rock, Lo-Fi, Acoustic, Experimental


Yellow Disc
1-01Jay ReatardPull Down The Shades
1-02The ChecksRebel
Drums, VocalsJacob Moore
Engineer, Mixed ByRoy Martyn, Sam Ralston
GuitarCallum Martin
Guitar, SynthesizerSven Pettersen
VocalsEd Knowles*
1-03The Bleeding AllstarsAin't It Nice
Drums, Keyboards, Backing VocalsMartin Durrant
Mixed ByJames Wood (9)
Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Mixed ByDavid Pine
1-04Peter GutteridgeDon't Catch Fire
Backing VocalsAllison Beck
Guitar, EngineerDavid Kilgour
Mixed ByThomas Bell
Piano, GuitarPeter Gutteridge
1-05The ChillsLuck Or Loveliness
DrumsTodd Knudson
Engineer, Backing Vocals, PercussionDavid Kilgour
Mixed ByTex Houston
Piano, HarpsichordJames Dickson (2)
Vocals, Guitar, Bass, KeyboardsMartin Phillipps
1-06David KilgourNothing's Going To Happen
DrumsTaane Tokona*
Mixed ByTex Houston
Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Percussion, Keyboards, EngineerDavid Kilgour
1-07The Crying WolfsAll My Hollowness
Guitar, VocalsGeorge Henderson
OrganGraeme Humphries*
Performer, Producer, EngineerDuncan Bruce
1-08Stephin MerrittBeauty
1-09PortastaticNostalgia's No Excuse
Guitar, Vocals, Bass, Drums, KeyboardsMac McCaughan
1-10The Mint ChicksCrush
1-11Jay Clarkson & Sam ClarksonI've Left Memories Behind
Guitar [Slide], Drums, Mixed ByMike McCloud*
VocalsSam Clarkson
Vocals, Guitar, Percussion, HarmonicaJay Clarkson
1-12Sky Green Leopards*Burning Blue
1-13Shayne CarterThe Slide
1-14PumiceGrand Mal
1-15Hamish KilgourKnoxed Out
PercussionHamish Kilgour
Trumpet, EngineerGary Olsen*
VocalsChris Knox
Black Disc
2-01Boh RungaNot Given Lightly
Backing VocalsFiona McDonald
EngineerAngus McNaughton
GuitarPelle Hilstrom*
Mixed ByJames Brown (2)
ProducerMarc Jameson
Vocals, ProducerBoh Runga
2-02Red & ZekeBodies
Engineer, ProducerJason Nesmith (2)
PerformerBill Doss, Neil Cleary
2-03Bill CallahanLapse
Guitar, Vocals, Percussion, Synthesizer, BassBill Callahan
2-04Genghis SmithGrowth Spurt
PerformerMark Woodger
VocalsGavin Hook
2-05Yo La TengoColoured
EngineerJames Hoboken
2-06A.C. NewmanDunno Much About Life But I Know How To Breathe
EngineerJohn Collins
2-07Alec BathgateGlide
Backing VocalsEmma Bathgate
Vocals, Bass, Guitar, Drums, PercussionAlec Bathgate
2-08Don McGlashanInside Story
Mixed BySean Donnelley*
2-09Sean DonnellyThe Outer Skin
Vocals, Bass, Guitar, Drums, PercussionSean Donnelly
2-10LambchopWhat Goes Up
2-11The Mountain GoatsBrave
2-12The Tokey TonesRound These Walls
Backing Vocals, Bass, Engineer, Mixed ByEd McWilliams
Backing Vocals, EngineerGwen Norcliffe, Mark Lyons (5)
Guitar [Lapsteel]Dionne Taylor
Guitar, Percussion, EngineerJonathan Bree
ViolinTam Taylor (2)
Violin, EngineerJade Farley
Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Percussion, EngineerScott Mannion
2-13The BatsJust Do It
Bass, Guitar, Mixed ByPaul Kean
DrumsMalcolm Grant
EngineerMichael McLeod (2)
Vocals, GuitarKaye Woodward, Robert Scott
2-14Will OldhamMy Only Friend
2-15The Pyjama PartyIt's Love
Bass, VocalsSharon Finn
Drums, VocalsElroy Finn
Engineer, Mixed ByJordan Stone
Guitar, Synthesizer, VocalsNeil Finn
VocalsLiam Finn
2-16Jordan LuckBecoming Something Other
Guitar, Bass, Drums, Percussion, EngineerBryan Bell (2)
VocalsJordan Luck
2-17The VerlainesDriftwood
BassRob Burns (2)
CelloMyles Chen
DrumsDarren Stedman
Mixed ByGraeme Downes
ViolaAlan Starrett
2-18Lou BarlowSong Of The Tall Poppy
2-19The Nothing*Nappin' In Lapland
BassJol Mulholland*
DrumsStefan Neville
GuitarRoy Martyn
VocalsChris Knox
2-20Tall DwarfsSunday Song
GuitarAlec Bathgate
Vocals, KeyboardsChris Knox


  • Written-ByBathgate* (tracks: 1-01 - 1-08, 1-10 - 1-13, 2-02, 2-10, 2-12, 2-13, 2-20), Dawson* (tracks: 1-01), Knox*, Walker* (tracks: 1-02 - 1-04), Dooley* (tracks: 1-01 - 1-04), Kean* (tracks: 1-02 - 1-04)


On Thursday morning 11th of June 2009. Chris Knox suffered a life altering stroke at his home on Grey Lynn. The album you have clutched in yer mitts is a celebration of Chris & his music - it's a bunch of his friends and fans playing his songs. The artists & musicians involved have donated their time & talent so that all proceeds can go towards assisting Chris with his recovery.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 9 421025 873508
  • Matrix / Runout (Yellow Disc): STEBBING AMAJ002/1 8738A
  • Mastering SID Code (Yellow Disc): IFPI P801
  • Mould SID Code (Yellow Disc): none
  • Matrix / Runout (Black Disc): STEBBING AMAJ002/2 8738A
  • Mastering SID Code (Black Disc): IFPI P801
  • Mould SID Code (Black Disc): none

Other Versions (3)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
New Submission
Stroke Songs For Chris Knox (2×CD, Compilation)Merge RecordsMRG367US2009
New Submission
Stroke: Songs For Chris Knox (2×CDr, Promo)Chrysalis Music Group USAnoneUS2009
New Submission
Stroke Songs For Chris Knox (2×CDr, )SpunknoneAustralia2010




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