Elemeno P


Elemeno P appeared seemingly from out of nowhere, a four-piece with straight-arrow, energetic, power-pop anthems. Equipped with a fun-loving attitude and the charm of frontman Dave Gibson, the band soon became household favourites across the nation, releasing a trifecta of top tier albums in the space of six years.

Despite rumours they were manufactured in a record label boardroom, Elemeno P was founded by friends Justyn Pilbrow and Dave Gibson. The pair met hitchhiking back from a party in their teens and subsequently crossed paths in various bands in the Auckland jazz and punk scenes.

Elemeno P bassist Lani Purkis prior to a show in Taranaki
Photo credit: Simon Grigg collection
Elemeno P - Urban Getaway (2003)
Elemeno P press photo, L to R: Lani Purkis, Dave Gibson, Scotty Pearson (absent: Justyn Pilbrow)
Elemeno P - Sounds in the Sun - Auckland - 2010
Scotty Pearson and Dave Gibson on the red carpet at the Vodafone NZ Music Awards
One Left Standing (2006)
Louder Louder (2008)
Dave Gibson and Justyn Pilbrow during the filming of the video for Fast Times In Tahoe
Elemeno P - Nirvana (2003)
Elemeno P (L to R): Scotty Pearson, Dave Gibson, Lani Purkis, Justyn Pilbrow
Elemeno P at Homebake festival
Elemeno P (left to right): Justyn Pilbrow, Dave Gibson, Scotty Pearson and Lani Purkis
Elemeno P - Justyn Pilbrow, Scotty Pearson, Dave Gibson, Lani Purkis
Photo credit: Simon Grigg collection
Elemeno P
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Elemeno P Love & Disrespect
Elemeno P at Edgefest Auckland
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Fast Times In Tahoe (2003)
Elemeno P
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Elemeno P - Verona (2003)
Elemeno P on the cover of Gekkan magazine
Elemeno P - Baby Come On (2008)
Elemeno P
Elemeno P - Every Day's A Saturday (2003)
Elemeno P at Edgefest Auckland
Photo credit: Simon Grigg collection
Elemeno P
You Are (2006)
Lani Purkis
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Elemeno P - Claim To Fame (2005)
Dave Gibson
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Take The High Road (2008)
Elemeno P - Better Days (2008)
Elemeno P at Edgefest Auckland
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Elemeno P - S.O.S. (2007)
Elemeno P
Elemeno P - 11:57 (2005)
Elemeno P - Burn (2005)
Elemeno P's Dave Gibson and Justyn Pilbrow during the filming of the video for their song Nirvana
Elemeno P performing at the Civic Theatre in Christchurch, 11 July, 2008
Photo credit: Picture by Juan-Carlos Fernandez
Members:

Dave Gibson - vocals

Justyn Pilbrow - guitar, vocals

Scotty Pearson - drums, vocals

Lani Purkis - bass, vocals

Godfrey de Grut - keyboards

Paul Gerring - bass

Dave Goodison - guitar

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