About The Adults

The Adults is a New Zealand rock supergroup. Originally started as solo project for Shihad frontman Jon Toogood in 2010, it grew into a musical collaboration involving many established New Zealand musicians, including Shayne Carter, Julia Deans, Anika Moa, Tiki Taane and Ladi6.

The Adults released a self-titled album in 2011 which reached number four in the New Zealand album charts. The Adults has also been nominated for Album of the Year at the 2012 New Zealand Music Awards, and the single “Anniversary Day” was on the long list for the 2012 APRA Silver Scroll award.

In June 2012 The Adults performed a concert with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra at CBS Arena in Christchurch, New Zealand. A special edition of their album The Adults with live tracks from the concert was released in November 2012.