youth group

Posted 1 Mar 2017 @ 3:21pm



In 2004, Youth Group released Skeleton Jar, an album that reflects its environment and its immediate landscape. It's an album that can be classified as uniquely – and, in parts, unmistakably – Sydney. 


For frontman Toby Martin's second solo album, one could easily reach for the same category. Rather than Petersham rooftops and city-bound buses, however,...

Posted 16 Feb 2017 @ 2:00pm

At first glance, Toby Martin may appear to be just your run-of-the-mill academic: a scruffy, wild-haired intellectual with flecks of grey beginning to spread from his temples.


He teaches music at the University of Huddersfield in the United Kingdom. But more likely, you know him as the frontman of the band Youth Group. Their cover of the Alphaville song ‘Forever Young’ featured...

Posted 11 Nov 2014 @ 12:59pm

'Forever Young'? You better believe it. Youth Group are set to relive the good old days with a one-off comeback show in Sydney this January.


After forming in Sydney in 1998, the band released four well-received albums and landed support slots with the likes of Coldplay, Kings of Leon, Interpol and Death Cab For Cutie. Youth Group have been off the radar for four years now, but...

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