Push Push Profile

Gavin Bertram
23 May 2013

From the moment the hyper, hairy, hallucinogenic video for Push Push’s ‘Trippin’’ first appeared on New Zealand television, the single was bound for glory.

The noisy Auckland rock act’s debut single spent six weeks at the top of the NZ Singles Chart through April and May 1991, at a time when local music struggled to be noticed.

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Mikey Havoc
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Push Push 1992 setlist
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Silver, Mikey Havoc, Andy Kane, Steve Abplanalp, Scott Cortese
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In Airforce Studios, Push Push during the recording of their album A Trillion Shades of Happy, a record that hit No.3 in March 1992 and stayed in the NZ charts for four months
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Push Push on the cover of RTR Countdown, April 1992
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Silver's sales pitch for Levis
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Mikey grabs a moment's rest
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What My Baby Likes
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Push Push
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Push Push go to No.1 - with band comments on the chart
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Song 27
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Push Push 1991 setlist
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Trippin' (Hey Hey It's Saturday, Australia 15 June 1991)
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Trippin'
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Trivia:

Mikey Havoc was the 95bFM superstar breakfast host from 1996 to 2002 and from 2006 to 2010.

Mikey Havoc was co-owner of Auckland nightclub Squid in O'Connell Street during the mid-1990s.

Labels:

Tall Poppy

Members:

Mikey Havoc - vocals

Shayne Silver - rhythm guitar

Andy Kane - lead guitar, vocals

Steve Abplanalp - bass

Scott Cortese - drums

Ken Green - drums