Frente had a string of hit singles in the early 90s - Ordinary Angels, Accidentally Kelly Street, Labour of Love and their beautiful acoustic take on New Order's Bizarre Love Triangle.
They also enjoyed considerable success with their debut, Marvin the album, selling a million copies around the world, and their follow-up, Shape, a sophisticated mesh of acoustics, technology and wonderful song writing. Along the way the band toured extensively around Australia and the world, hand picked to play with the likes of Alanis Morissette, the Beautiful South and Everything But The Girl.
In 2004 Simon and Angie with some well received shows in Los Angeles and New York. Angie and Simon were joined by Bill McDonald and Pete Luscombe to play a sell out tour of Australia in early 2005.
Simon is based in New York - including production and very complicated sonic logistics, Angie has returned to her hometown of Melbourne after ten years away and has released her first solo album, Grounded Bird.
Mark Picton, Angie Hart, Simon Austin, Bill McDonald, Alastair Barden, Tim O'Connor