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When Straitjacket Fits led the southern charge during the 80s golden age of Flying Nun, Andrew Brough was sometimes described as the McCartney to Shayne Carter's Lennon. Eager to develop more of his own material, Brough left the band, and hit the spotlight again in 1995 with Bike. 'Save My Life', from the group's debut EP, was a songwriting finalist at the 1996 Silver Scrolls, and featured in classic Dunedin movie Scarfies. Bike were nominated as Most Promising New Band at the NZ Music Awards. Sole album Take In The Sun affirmed Brough's ability to craft yearning, liquid guitar pop. He died on 4 February 2020.