The Middle East are a band from Townsville, Australia. Their sound is varied but could be described broadly as folk-rock or alt-country. They were signed in Australia to Spunk Records.
Their EP ‘Recordings of The Middle East’ and their their album ‘I Want That You Are Always Happy’ are available on iTunes and other places. After moderate success and some national and international touring the band announced their retirement in 2011. The main song-writers, Rohin Jones and Jordan Ireland are touring and releasing solo material in 2012.
This is an unofficial and unauthorised web site/blog for fans of the The Middle East created initially as a place to post song lyrics and info about the band when it was hard to find much about them on the internet.
If you would like to contribute content or corrections to this blog then please send me an email or just leave a comment somewhere. (And a big thank you to those who have already contributed stuff).
Here is ‘Blood’, the band’s most well known song: