Enzso

Poor Boy

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The EnzSo project, in which the New Zealand Symphony (under the direction of Enz keyboardist Eddie Rayner) performed Split Enz songs in orchestral arrangements, was a surprise success in Australia and New Zealand. As a result, two CD singles were released from the album -- not a normal occurrence for projects of this sort. "Poor Boy," featuring vocals by New Zealand institution Dave Dobbyn, combines the track with two others -- "I See Red" (with Tim Finn on vocals) and the instrumental "Albert of India." Unfortunately, all of the tracks appear on the album, so this release is really only of interest to diehard collectors who have to possess every Enz-related release.