On the night of State of Origin Game 2, the other Brisbane band Cub Sport hint that new music may be coming. 92 songs in fact.
Since releasing their fourth studio album Like Nirvana last year, Cub Sport go from strength to strength. The album peaked at number 2 on the Australian charts. Led by singer/songwriter/producer Tim Nelson, they share new insight into gender and sexuality, as demonstrated by single “Confessions.”
Well, it seems now that Nelson (or the band at large), has something else that they’d like to share.
“So bored Rn I feel like leaking 92 songs,” they posted to Twitter.
So bored Rn I feel like leaking 92 songs
— CUB SPORT (@cubsportmusic) June 27, 2021
Of course, it’s not a confirmation by any means that new music is coming, but 92 songs is an oddly specific number.
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The tweet, coupled with an Instagram story, shows that the songwriting process is definitely at the forefront of the band.
A screenshot of Artist @ohdeeraki was posted to the Insta story, expressing gratitude for the fans that engaged with artists’ works. “You don’t know how much those comments mean to us. how that little reply of OH SHIT YOUR ART IS SO GOOD can make an artist day instantly better (sic).”
“It’s true”, the band commented in reply.
The most recent public praise of the band’s work (at least Twitter-wise) came from former Savage Garden singer Darren Hayes.
Hayes and Nelson previously collaborated on the single “I Never Cried So Much in My Whole Life,” in 2019 which is a timely reminder in Pride Month.
— Darren Hayes (@darrenhayes) June 16, 2021
“Cub Sport – Sometimes (Live Performance) THIS destroys me,” he posted on June 16.
Even if it is all speculative at this stage, we hope that at some point music emerges in some form or another, even if it is a tête-à-tête between two artists, similar to when Tim and Arlo Parks discussed her debut record.
Of course, there is also the reality that craft and artistry takes time, so even if a binge drop of new music is tempting, you can also trust another artist to make a call to hold off.
Don’t do it. Call a friend or something. Not worth it just to stop being bored haha
— Ben Lee (@benleemusic) June 27, 2021
You can read more about this topic over at the Indie Observer.