Jun 15, 2017
Unstoppable singer-songwriter Vera Blue has announced today that she will release her debut album, Perennial, on Friday July 21st.
An intensely personal record, Perennial traces the circular pathways between love and loss across its 12 tracks. The album is arranged into three chapters, which chronologically trace the development of Vera Blue; from her very first week writing, raw after the breakdown of a relationship, towards a place of renewed strength and vivacity.
Included on the album is first single ‘Private’, with currently over 2.2 million streams worldwide, and ‘Mended’. The new album introduces a fully-formed Vera Blue, seamlessly synthesizing her folk past with a bold, electronic pop future.
‘“Perennial” is a term for plants that come back year after year, and I like to relate that to memory, feelings and emotions,’ says Vera Blue. ‘It’s what the record is all about; relationships can be very cyclical, or never-ending, but that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. It’s just part of life.’
Recorded between Los Angeles and Sydney, Perennial was written with longtime collaborators Andy and Thom Mak (Boy & Bear, Bertie Blackman, Silverchair) as well as engineer Jackson Barclay. It’s the product of countless hours spent crafting songs in the studio as a team and despite its new sonic elements, the album is underpinned by the classic songwriting that has defined Vera Blue’s musical growth.
Produced by Andy Mak, and most recently co-produced with Grammy-nominated founder of Deep Well Records Adam Anders, Perennial arrives on the eve of Vera Blue’s fast- selling national tour, including her second appearance – and first as a solo artist – at the sold-out Splendour In The Grass in two years.
Perennial sees Vera Blue finding arresting new ways to channel a voice Australia has already fallen for. Unflinchingly honest, it’s the album she had to write, with a sound that is entirely her own.
Dec 23, 2016
This month Polish Club embarked on their first headline tour in support of their latest single “Beat Up”.
Welcomed by sold out crowds in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Byron Bay, Wollongong and Ballarat, the boys premiered new tracks from their debut album, as well as favourites like “Able” and “My House”.
Listen to “Beat Up” HERE
Oct 22, 2015
Three-time ARIA award winner DAN SULTAN is back on the road, this time travelling solo around the country supporting the new music platform OpenLIVE and road-testing new material.
The result of this collaboration is the upcoming OpenLIVE tour, which will hit select metropolitan and regional cities across the east coast in November and December. The shows will be a rare opportunity for audiences to see Sultan up-close and personal, performing in an intimate environment.
After carving a reputation as an inimitable musician with a captivating stage presence, the buzz surrounding Dan Sultan has only grown since he won the 2010 ARIA for Best Male Artist, and the 2014 ARIA for Best Rock Album (Blackbird). Similarly, OpenLIVE has been building a strong reputation as a live audio recording solution which can produce a mixed and mastered recording almost instantly following a performance.
And to make use of this pioneering technology on the OpenLIVE tour, a limited edition physical CD of Dan Sultans’ sold-out National Theatre concert from earlier in the year will be available for sale exclusively at these up-coming shows. The album will also be available digitally from November 13.
Capturing the raw power and emotion of Dan Sultan live, the album is unlike anything else he has released before and features tracks from across his recording career along with his unique and entertaining commentary.
Don’t miss Dan Sultan on his OpenLIVE tour. Tickets on sale now. See www.dansultan.com for details.
Mar 3, 2015