SWAMP THING ~ Primondium
Swamp Thing are a two piece blues rock band formed by Michael Barker and Grant Haua in Rotorua NZ
A long-time member of The John Butler Trio and touring drummer with Kiwi legends Split Enz, Michael
Barker (drums/ percussion/ vocals) has joined with Tauranga singer-songwriter guitar great, Grant Haua
to form power blues duo Swamp Thing.
These two unique musicians share a wealth of experience to craft blues- flavored music with a deep
groove and soulful spook.
Swamp Thing’s first album Balladeer was recorded at Roundhead Studio in May 2011. In addition to
appearances at Woodford Folk Festival QLD, Peatsridge Festival NSW and Blues at Bridgetown 2011 saw
Swamp Thing support Tim Finn on his View Is Worth The Climb Australian tour.
01 - Voodoo Doll
02 - Swamp Thing
03 - Bumpin And Grinding
04 - Hand In A Hole
05 - Genius
06 - The Reckoning
07 - Strung Out
08 - How Long
09 - Hot Potato
10 - Come With Me