OMC (New Zealand)

This week featuring New Zealand

OMC

OMC (Ontara Millionaires Club) is a band from Auckland formed in 1993.  In 1995 OMC released the single “How Bizarre” in New Zealand.  It was immediately a smash hit, even without a video.  This single was #1 in New Zealand, #1 in Australia, #5 on the UK Charts and #1 in many European charts and the rest of the world.  Their debut album “How Bizarre” was released in 1996 and was successful on the album charts.  The single “How Bizarre” is named the greatest New Zealand single of all time and the album “How Bizarre” is the biggest selling record ever to be released by an act originating from and recorded in New Zealand.  The band had moderate success with three other singles.  In 2010 lead singer Pauly Fuemana, died in Auckland at age 40.

 

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