Jan Hellriegel Profile

Nick Bollinger
Published: 19 Aug 2014
Updated: 22 Aug 2019

Jan Hellriegel likes to do things her own way. She has enjoyed the high profile that comes with a national hit single, a pair of major label albums, television appearances in high-rating dramas and commercials.

None of this stopped her walking away from the spotlight when she felt she had better things to do. And when, after almost a decade, she felt like making music again, she did.

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Wayne Bell and Jan Hellriegel on her 1992 New Zealand tour
1995 Warner Music publicity shot, used by several magazines both in NZ and in Australia
The Jan Hellriegel band in 1991 at Auckland's Airforce Studios recording It's My Sin: Wayne Bell, Mark Petersen (rear), Tony Lumsden (front), Neil Baldock, Mark Bell and producer Nick Morgan
Jan Hellriegel, 1990
The lyrics to 10 Years And 47 Minutes
The primary publicity shot used for the 1992 album It's My Sin
Jan Hellriegel on Xena: Warrior Princess
Tremble publicity shot
Jan Hellriegel, 1992
The Tremble release party at Squid in Auckland's O'Connell Street
Jan Hellriegel
A polaroid from the shoot for cover of 1997's Sentimental Fool single
Jan Hellriegel in 1992-3, during a period where she was briefly blonde
The All Grown Up show at the Civic Wintergarden in October 2009
Photo credit: Photo by Michelle Cutelli-Male
Jan Hellriegel - Waves (live at the Gluepot 1990)
Jan Hellriegel - Sentimental Fool
Jan Hellriegel - Melusine
The 1992 press advert for It's My Sin
Mountain Rock Festival, January 1993
Jan Hellriegel on Xena: Warrior Princess
Jan Hellriegel's second album Tremble, from 1995
A polaroid from the shoot for cover of 1997's Sentimental Fool single
Jan Hellriegel with Mark de Clive-Lowe on Waiheke
From a 1995 More magazine photoshoot
Jan Hellriegel solo in Melbourne in the 1990s
Jan Hellriegel - It's My Sin
Jan Hellriegel - Viva Voce (live at the Gluepot 1990)
Jan Hellriegel
Jan Hellriegel - Filled Me Up (Live at the Wintergarden, October 22, 2009 at the launch of All Grown Up)
From a More magazine photo shoot, 1995
Promoter Louise Hunter and Jan Hellriegel
Jan Hellriegel, 2nd from left, with Walking With Walt, Chingford Park, Dunedin 1986
Photo credit: James Dignan collection
Jan Hellriegel, Rip It Up June 1995 cover shoot by Alan Drain.
Jan filming a Ford advert, 1996
Photo credit: Jan Hellriegel collection
Jan Hellriegel during the recording of Sportsman of the Year, 2018
Polaroid of Jan during the 1999 Melusine video shoot
Rip It Up writer Donna Yuzwalk and Jan Hellriegel in the mid-90s
Cassandra's Ears - Silver Sheen (1988)
Jan Hellriegel, 1995
Proof sheet from the 1999 Melusine shoot
Photo credit: Photos by Marissa Findlay
Jan Hellriegel - Geraldine (from Tremble)
It's My Sin, Jan's debut album released in 1992
Jan Hellriegel at Riverhead Festival
Producer Daniel Denholm and Jan Hellriegel in the mid-90s
Nightline interview with Jan Hellriegel (1990)
Rip It Up June 1995. Cover photo by Alan Drain.
Publicity shot for for 1999's Melusine single
Photo credit: Photo by Marissa Findlay
The backing chorus lineup for 2009's Goodbye Adieu
Jan Hellriegel, 1992
Jan Hellriegel on her 1992 New Zealand tour
Jan Hellriegel, 1992
Jan Hellriegel - Burger Generation (live at the Gluepot 1990)
Jan Hellriegel on her 1992 New Zealand tour
Jan Hellriegel, taken for the Venus Is Dead single, 2013
Photo credit: Photo by Martin Brown
Jan Hellriegel.
Photo credit: Kendal Simich
Jan Hellriegel - Bottom Of My Heart (Cherry)
Jan Hellriegel - Pure Pleasure (from Tremble)
Jan on the stage of the first Auckland Big Day Out, 1994
Jan Hellriegel, Eddie Rayner and Neil Baldock at Roundhead Studios, Auckland, 2009
Jan Hellriegel - No Idea (from It's My Sin)
The WEA poster for 1992's It's My Sin album
Love and Conviction, 2019
Rip It Up September 1992
At Mountain Studios in Tauranga, the It's My Sin band - from rear: Jan Hellriegel, Tony Lumsden, Mark Petersen, Wayne Bell. Missing is Mark Bell.
Jan Hellriegel - Manic (Is A State of Mind) - from Tremble
A mid-1990s Warner Music publicity shot
Jan Hellriegel, Rip It Up June 1995 cover shoot by Alan Drain.
Jan Hellriegel, March 1995
Photo credit: Photo by Paul Elliott
The band at Auckland's Airforce Studios in Eden Terrace to record It's My Sin in 1991 with J.D. Souther: Mark Bell, Tony Lumsden, J.D. Souther and Mark Petersen
Jan Hellriegel on her 1992 New Zealand tour
Jan Hellriegel - Misadventure (live on MTV NZ)
1993 Jan Hellriegel press release
A page from a 1992 Fashion Quarterly feature
Jan Hellriegel with Cassandra's Ears
Jan Hellriegel - The Way I Feel (1992)
Jan Hellriegel - 2 x 2 (from All Grown Up)
Jan Hellriegel on RNZ's NZ Live, 23 August 2019
A shot used for the cover of More Magazine, 1995
Jan Hellriegel at the October 2009 All Grown Up show at the Civic Wintergarden
Photo credit: Photo by Michelle Cutelli-Male
Trivia:

In 1999 the Greg Churchill remix of Melusine became a substantial Auckland club and dance radio hit and was placed on several club compilations

Labels:

Jayrem


Warner Music


Universal


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