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INXS ( IN-eks-ESS, a phonetic play on "in excess") were an Australian rock band, formed as The Farriss Brothers in 1977 in Sydney, New South Wales. They began playing covers in Western Australian pubs and clubs, occasionally playing some of their original music. The band's founding members were bassist Garry Gary Beers, main composer and keyboardist Andrew Farriss, drummer Jon Farriss, guitarist Tim Farriss, lead singer and main lyricist Michael Hutchence, and guitarist and saxophonist Kirk Pengilly. For twenty years, INXS was fronted by Hutchence, whose "sultry good looks" and magnetic stage presence made him the focal point of the band. Initially known for their new wave/pop style, the band later developed a harder pub rock style that included funk and dance elements.
In 1980, INXS first charted in their native Australia with their debut self-titled album, but later garnered moderate success in other countries with Shabooh Shoobah and a single, "The One Thing". Though The Swing brought more success from around the world, its single "Original Sin" was even greater commercially, becoming their first number-one single in Australia. The band would later achieve international success with a series of hit recordings in the mid-to-late 1980s and the early 1990s, including the albums Listen Like Thieves, Kick, and X, and the singles "What You Need", "Need You Tonight" (the band's first and only number-one single in the United States), "Devil Inside", "Never Tear Us Apart", and "Suicide Blonde". In the 1990s, INXS achieved a new fan following through Hutchence's romance with fellow Australian singer Kylie Minogue, and achieved greater acclaim in the United Kingdom. However, starting with Welcome to Wherever You Are in 1992, they achieved less success in the United States.
Michael Hutchence was found dead in his hotel suite in Sydney in November 1997. Following Hutchence's death, INXS did not perform publicly for a year; after that, they made appearances with several guest singers and toured and recorded with Jon Stevens as lead singer beginning in 2002. In 2005, members of INXS participated in Rock Star: INXS, a reality television series broadcast worldwide, culminating in the selection of their new lead singer, Canadian J.D. Fortune. In September 2011, the band announced that Irish singer-songwriter Ciaran Gribbin had replaced Fortune as their lead vocalist ahead of a planned tour of South America, Australia and Europe later in the year. On November 11, 2012, during their performance as support act to Matchbox Twenty at Perth Arena, Australia, INXS announced that the performance would be their last, though they did not officially announce a permanent band retirement.
INXS won six Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) awards, including three for 'Best Group' in 1987, 1989 and 1992; the band was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame in 2001. INXS has sold over 55 million records worldwide.

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Pretty Vegas lyrics
2006

Pretty Vegas Single

Switch lyrics
2005

Switch

2003

One of My Kind Single

The Gift lyrics
1993

The Gift Single

Beautiful Girl lyrics
1993

Beautiful Girl Single

Baby Don't Cry lyrics
1992

Baby Don't Cry Single

Heaven Sent lyrics
1992

Heaven Sent Single

Bitter Tears lyrics
1991

Bitter Tears Single

Suicide Blonde lyrics
1990

Suicide Blonde Single

Kick lyrics
1987

Kick

Need You Tonight lyrics
1987

Need You Tonight Single

New Sensation lyrics
1987

New Sensation Single

Good Times lyrics
1986

Good Times Single

What You Need lyrics
1985

What You Need Single

The Swing lyrics
1984

The Swing

Dekadance lyrics
1983

Dekadance EP

INXS lyrics
1980

INXS

Simple Simon lyrics
1980

Simple Simon Single

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Disappear Single

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Mystify Single

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Searching Single

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