Sunnyboys 40“We can lock away the bad memories together,” Jeremy Oxley sang in the classic Alone With You. “Close the doors to the past, forever.”

But Sunnyboys 40 is a celebration, gathering the four songs from the band’s 1980 debut EP – including the first recording of Alone With You, as well as fan favourite The Seeker.

Soon after, Sunnyboys became the first Sydney band to sign to Mushroom Records, releasing three acclaimed albums. This collection helps explain what happened next, adding four new studio recordings of songs from the Jeremy Oxley archive. They’ve actually been together just 12 of the past 40 years, but they are loved. As Ron Peno sang, “God bless the Sunnyboys.”

Sunnyboys 40 by Sunnyboys is out now via Feel Presents/Rocket.

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