R.I.P. Allan Knight

It is with deepest sadness The Breed wish to inform everyone that Allan passed away on Friday the 10th of June 2022. Allan was an active and influential member of The Breed camp. The majority of the songs on the Breed’s recent albums were co-written by Allan and Wayne (the band’s frontman). The Breed pass on their condolences to Allan’s wife Debbie and the rest of his family. Allan will be greatly missed.

Wayne stated that he will always treasure his friendship with Allan, the conversations we had, his sense of humour, the songs we wrote together and the music we created. He said that there are number of new songs that he was working on with Allan that were never fully completed. These will hopefully appear on a future Breed release and his legacy with the Breed will continue.

Somebody Said

Somebody said it was time for the Breed to record a new album, and they did. “Somebody Said” is the Fifth album from the Breed. It contains 14 original handcrafted retro 60s garage pop songs. ” Somebody Said” – You’ll like it!

Just like their previous releases, the album “Somebody Said” is available to purchase as either a digital download, a CD  or a limited edition 12 inch Vinyl LP.

PLEASE NOTE:  Due to delays with pressing, the vinyl will not be available until March/April.

Don’t miss out! Order your copy now

Somebody Said LP Promo

The Breed at The Hellenic Hall

On 12th December 2021, the Breed played at the Hobart City Mission Volunteer’s Christmas Function that was held at the Hellenic Hall in North Hobart. Thanks to everyone who came along, and congratulations to the winners of the Twist Competition. It was a great afternoon happening just before our borders opened and the subsequent reintroduction of various restrictions. Depending on what happens maybe you’ll see us at one of our Gigs in 2022. For those that weren’t there, here’s a small video grab. Stay calm and keep on dancing.

The Breed at The Hellenic Hall

The Twist Competition

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The Breed at Mathers House

The Breed returned to Mathers House on Friday 15th October to round off the various events organised by the Hobart City Council as part of Seniors Week. This was a ticketed event and was sold out well in advance. A big thanks to everyone who came along. The weather outside may not have been the best, but inside the atmosphere was hot, with people up and dancing from the first song. It was a great end to the week slipping in just before the snap COVID lockdown for Southern Tasmania.

New Year’s Eve with the Breed at The Italian Club

For those lucky enough to have secured a booking, they will be able to ring in the New Year with a dose of retro goodness from the Breed at the Italian Club in North Hobart. We wish everyone a great New Year, and hope to catch you at one of our gigs in 2021.

Playing The Game – “Play My Game” Album reviewed by Aldora Britain Records

Tom Hilton from Aldora Britain Records has reviewed The Breed’s Album “Play My Game” in issue 29 of their e-zine. Thanks again for another great review Tom.

And here’s the complete version of issue 29 from Aldora Britain Records:
A B Records Issue 29 (2020)

Playing The Game

Another interview with the Breed is featured in the latest e-zine from Aldora Britain Records.

Frontman Wayne Crisp returns to the pages of the magazine where Tom Hilton interviews him for issue 16 to delve into the Breed’s back catalogue. They discuss the Breed’s 2016 Long Player called “Play My Game” and 60s Pop Culture.(Pages 20-23)

A B Records Issue 16 (2020)

Playing Pop Songs – “Pop Song” Album reviewed by Aldora Britain Records

Tom Hilton from Aldora Britain Records has reviewed The Breed’s Album “Pop Song” in issue 14 of their e-zine. Thanks for the great review Tom.

And here’s the complete version of issue 14 from Aldora Britain Records:

A B Records Issue 14 (2020)