Sunways 2002:  Sherene, Robbie, Sarah



  • Robbie Boake: Guitar, vocals
  • Sarah Hills: Bass
  • Jason Horseman: Drums, backing vocals (left early 2002)
  • Sherené Hustler: Drums (joined mid-2002)


Formed March 1998 on sugar farm outside Richards Bay called "Sunways".
Performed throughout KZN through 1998. 1st National Tour "Every Ray Counts" saw band in Gauteng.
Immediately signed on one album deal with Tic Tic Bang. July 1998.
Recorded debut release EP in Northwind Studios KZN. August 1998.
Release of 'No More Heavy' to shops 27 November 1998.
1st single released Feb 1999. 'Venus In Her Eyes' receives national playlisting.
March 1999. Easter Rock Festival. Options full documentary on Sunways. Band directed and shot 'Venus In Her Eyes' Video.
March 1999 nominated for two SAMA awards Best Rock Album, Best Duo or Group. Featured on MNET Live at 5. Featured YO TV. Co-presented on SABC T.V.
June 1999. State of the Nation. Live unplugged on KTV.
August 1999. Oppikoppi Festival.
September 1999 to December 1999 2nd National Tour.
October 1999 band relocates to JHB.
November 1999 and December 1999 3rd National Tour.
Pre-production on 'Moon Is A Spoon'. First full-length album.
March 2000 Southern Cross. Kyknet featured guest + 2 songs performed live.
April 2000 Splashy Fen.
July, August, September. 28 date "Colour Me In" Tour. Including Oppikoppi 2000, Awesome Africa Festival, Woodstock 2000.
Appearances on S'camto performing live in Kotlawanong Township,
Directed and shot 'Colour Me In' video. September 2000.
Played a total of 98 shows in 2000.
Febuary 2001 Sign with independent label Fresh Music after drunken evening with Benjy Mudie.
Final Mix Feb 2001 of 'The Moon Is A Spoon'.
April 2001 Release limited edition EP single to media, includes new single 'Style' and live version of 'Venus...'
April 2001 Directed and shot 'Style' video
April Friday 13th Release debut album 'The Moon Is A Spoon' which includes bonus video track for fans.
May 2001 to infinity…the road beckons …..

Taken from the Fresh Music website

Sunways November 2002: Sarah, Robbie, Sherené

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