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The life, much like the music, of Tim Finn has had both its ups and downs. Born in 1952 in New Zealand to working class parents Tim Finn started his passion for music at a young age. He formed his first group 'Split Enz' in 1972, with a bunch of his university buddies. Split Enz were heavily influenced by a popular Australian band of the time ,'... See full bio »

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 2016 Molly (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... (writer: "I See Red")
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... (writer: "Maybe")
 2015 Everest (lyrics: "Weather with You") / (music: "Weather with You")
 2015/VI Abandoned (writer: "Six Months In A Leaky Boat" - as T. Finn)
 2015 StalkHer (writer: "I See Red" - as T.Finn)
 2015 Results (writer: "Six Months In A Leaky Boat")
 2014 Today at Wimbledon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2014: Day 5 (2014) ... (writer: "Weather with You" - uncredited)
 2013 Top of the Lake (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... (writer: "Six Months in a Leaky Boat")
 2012 Mr. Pip (performer: "Sunshine Superman", "Rising and Falling") / (writer: "Inthing Paramung", "Rising and Falling")
 2011 The Footy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Grand Final Footy Show (2011) ... (writer: "I See Red" - uncredited)
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 3 episodes)
- 80's Good, Bad & Ugly (2010) ... (writer: "Six Months in a Leaky Boat")
- Our All Time Favourite Films (2010) ... (writer: "I See Red", "Six Months In A Leaky Boat" - uncredited)
- Greatest Aussie Chart Toppers (2010) ... (writer: "Weather With You" (uncredited), "It's Only Natural")
 2007 The Ferryman (performer: "Fraction Too Much Friction") / (writer: "Dirty Creature", "Fraction Too Much Friction")
 2006 The Uniform Motion of Folly (writer: "Won't Give In")
 2006 Scrubs (TV Series) (1 episode)
- My Intern's Eyes (2006) ... ("Anything Can Happen", uncredited)
 2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (performer: "Winter Light" (2004)) / (producer: "Winter Light" (2004)) / (writer: "Winter Light" (2004))
 2005 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Come Home (2005) ... (writer: "Six Months in a Leaky Boat")
 2005 Because of Winn-Dixie (writer: "Won't Give In")
 2005 Love My Way (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Family Up a Tree (2005) ... (writer: "Won't Give In")
 2004 New Zealand Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 9 Performance Show: Homegrown (2004) ... (writer: "I Hope I Never")
 2002 Marillion: A Piss-Up in a Brewery (Video) (writer: "How Will You Go")
 2002 The Strip (TV Series) (writer: "Princess Tabu" - as T.Finn)
 2000 The Monkey's Mask (performer: "Exquisite Stereo")
 1999 Zwei Männer am Herd (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Feuer und Flamme (1999) ... (writer: "Weather With You" - uncredited)
 1999 Seven Girlfriends (writer: "Weather With You")
 1998 Try Watching This (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Weather with You")
 1996 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 12 September 1996 (1996) ... (writer: "Weather with You" - uncredited)
 1996 Hotel de Love (performer: "In a Minor Key", "In Love With It All") / (writer: "In a Minor Key", "In Love With It All", "I Hope I Never")
 1996 Crowded House: Farewell to the World (Video) (writer: "When You Come", "Private Universe", "Four Seasons In One Day", "Hole In The River", "Something So Strong", "Sister Madly", "Weather With You", "Only Natural", "Fingers Of Love", "Don't Dream It's Over")
 1995 The Adventures of Mole (TV Movie) (performer: "Long Ago")
 1992 There Goes the Neighborhood (writer: "It's Only Natural")
 1990 The Big Steal (performer: "Long Hard Road", "Precious Time") / (writer: "Long Hard Road", "Precious Time")
 1988 Cane Toads: An Unnatural History (Documentary) ("Cane Toad Blues")
 1988 Home and Away (TV Series) (writer: "It's Only Natural")
 1988 Incident at Raven's Gate (lyrics: "Six Months In A Leaky Boat" - as T. Finn) / (music: "Six Months In A Leaky Boat" - as T. Finn)
 1987 Les Patterson Saves the World (performer: "You Saved The World")
 1985 The Coca-Cola Kid (performer: "Home For My Heart", "Coca-Cola Jingle", "Strange Night") / (writer: "Home For My Heart", "Coca-Cola Jingle", "Strange Night")
 1984 Sixteen Candles (performer: "Growing Pains")
 1984 Surf II (writer: "Six Months In A Leaky Boat")
 1983 A Night in Heaven (writer: "Dirty Creature")
 1982 Storm Riders (Documentary) (writer: "Hard Act To Follow")
 1982 Starstruck (writer: "Body and Soul")
 1981 Puberty Blues (writer: "Puberty Blues", "I Hope I Never", "Nobody Takes Me Seriously")
 1978 Het is weer zo laat! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kortsluiting (1978) ... (writer: "Charlie" - uncredited)
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Other Works:

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Split Enz


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There are some songs where I'll have had the music for 20 years and then finally the lyric will come through. That's not common but it does happen. Then there are other songs that come really quickly. See more »


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