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100 Essential New Zealand Albums
100 Essential New Zealand Albums

100 Essential New Zealand Albums


208 Pages, 5 x 7.25

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $28.95 (US $28.95) (CA $31.95)

Publication Date: April 2010

ISBN 9780958275033

Rights: US, CA, CAM & SAM

Awa Press (Apr 2010)

Available from local and national retailers throughout the US.


Compiled by one of New Zealand’s most popular music columnists, this listing will delight pop music fans everywhere. The choices included cover a broad range and present an eclectic taste. Each entry is accompanied by some of the most entertaining writing about music and musicians, ranging from personal accounts of youthful encounters with music legends as well as passionate responses to renowned albums. Guaranteed to surprise and intrigue, this reference is a must-have for all music lovers.


"Those wanting some starting texts will be informed, and avid readers will enjoy agreeing or disagreeing with his selections . . . a great read, and conversation starter." —Helen Speirs, Otago Daily Times

Author Biography

Nick Bollinger is a music columnist, a presenter of Radio New Zealand's music show, and plays bass for the Windy City Strugglers. He is the author of the bestseller How to Listen to Pop Music.