Australian pop group, ‘The Chantoozies’, originally formed for a one off show and after an overwhelming response gained their first residency at the renowned ‘Melbourne Underground’ nightclub.
The band found management with ex Australian Crawl member Brad Robinson, a record deal followed with Mushroom records and Peter Faiman of Crocodile Dundee fame directed their first film clip ‘Witch Queen of New Orleans’.
The Chantoozies toured Australia extensively with their first and second albums. They achieved great success with their original material… ‘Wanna Be Up’, ‘Kiss And Tell’, ‘Walk On’ and covers of ‘Witch Queen’, ‘He’s Gonna Step On You’, ‘Love The One Your With’ and ‘I’ll Be There’; all top 20 hits, and reaching platinum and gold sales. Throughout the 80’s and 90’s they shared the stage with many of Australia’s biggest acts including Noiseworks, Boom Crash Opera, James Reyne, Daryl Braithwaite, Hoodoo Gurus and supported international act Billy Joel for an Australia wide 38 show tour. After taking time out to pursue their individual careers the girls reunited for ‘The 25 years of Mushroom Music’ at the MCG, then followed Molly Meldrum and Michael Gudinski’s national ‘Countdown Spectacular’ tour and numerous corporate gigs.
2012 was a busy year for the girls as they traveled to Adelaide to perform along side Leo Sayer, Mondo Rock, Uncanny X Men and Pseudo Echo at the Adelaide Clipsal 500.
They then played alongside Rick Astley on his Australian Tour and were an energetic and glamorous addition to the 2012 Carols by Candlelight at the Myer Music Bowl as part of the ‘Legends of Rock’.
2013/2014 The Chantoozies are looking forward to playing at Mardi Gras and to the release of some new material. They are excited to be back on stage doing their ‘thing’ and in the words of Billy Joel …