"It was twenty years ago today Martin Phillipps caught a band who'd play (without pay). They've been going in and out of style but they're guaranteed to last a while. So let me buy you all a lager, and talk about the ancient saga of Martin Phillipps' Chills - with frozen smiles!"
from: The Chills on the Web, www.softbomb.com/chills/bio.htm
Martin Phillipps (dob:2nd July 1963) is a native of Dunedin, New Zealand and he's been a full time musician since forming The Chills in 1980.