A nervous breakdown, an identity struggle, the help of friends Chris Messina (Bon Iver) and Zach Hanson (Waxahatchee, Tallest Man), and a nostalgic home visit to Canowindra has lead to the creation of the most lauded album to come from Gordi yet, Our Two Skins.

The triple j feature record is an ode to a tumultuous period in Sophie Payten’s life. Recorded with Messina and Hanson in the remote town where her family history dates back to over 100 years, Our Two Skins captures a previous internal state but mirrors much of the world’s reality.

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Stream Gordi’s new album Our Two Skins below, then read up on why the staff here at Tone Deaf love it so much.

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It’s been a couple of years since we last heard from Gordi, but after a raft of singles coming our way, Our Two Skins has proved that the wait was more than worth it. Teaming up with Bon Iver producers Chris Messina and Zach Hanson at her family’s farm in Canowindra, Our Two Skins sees Gordi at her best, having crafted an album that is easily her best yet.
– Zadie Collins

From the opening of Our Two Skins, Gordi’s first album since 2017’s Reservoir, it’s clear that you’re in for something special. From the heartbreaking tenderness of ‘Aeroplane Bathroom’ to the soulful exuberance of songs like ‘Unready’, Sophie Payten showcases her undeniable versatility in what might just be one of the year’s most accomplished and intoxicating records.
– Tyler Jenke

Check out Gordi’s clip for ‘Extraordinary Life’:

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Gordi – 2020-2021 Tour

Saturday, July 25th
Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW (Digital Season Live Stream)

With special guest Bon Iver

Wednesday, March 24th
RAC Arena, Perth, WA

Monday, March 29th
Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, VIC

Saturday, March 27th
AEC Arena, Adelaide, SA

Thursday, April 1st
Riverstage, Brisbane, QLD

Monday, April 5th
First State Super Theatre, Sydney, NSW

Tuesday, April 6th
First State Super Theatre, Sydney, NSW

Tickets available through Gordi’s website.