When was the last time you saw one of Australia’s most beloved musical artists in an intimate setting? Well, if you answered with anything other than ‘that time I caught an elevator with Daryl Braithwaite‘, then we’ve got good news for you, with The Living End announcing a couple of old-fashioned pub shows to help launch their new single.
It’s currently been all of about two years since The Living End released their last album, Shift, but the group haven’t been sitting on their hands in the meantime, with national tours and various other projects helping to fill the gap. Now, the band are back and ready to unleash another brilliant record.
Back in February, it was announced that the group had signed a global publishing and record deal with BMG ahead of the release of their upcoming album.
“They’ve returned from Berlin where, by all reports, they’ve made ‘the best record of their career’,” explained BMG’s Heath Johns at the time, before the band confirmed this news, calling the new album “the best record [they’ve] written”.
While fans at the recent A Day On The Green tour were given a taste of the band’s new album with the song ‘Drop The Needle’, the general public won’t have to wait long for a new single, with the group announcing two intimate shows later this month for the release of their latest tune.
Taking to Facebook earlier today, the group announced that they’re set to hit up The Gasometer Hotel in Melbourne and The Lansdowne Hotel in Sydney on June 19th and 20th for two small gigs which will see them launch their new single, ‘Don’t Lose It’.
It’s been quite a while since the band have played such small venues, so it is undoubtedly set to be a very rare opportunity to see one of Australia’s best bands in an atmosphere like this.
“EXTREMELY limited” tickets are set to go on sale tomorrow morning from 9am, so be sure to point your peepers downwards for more info, and make sure you’re front and centre at one of these shows to hear another verified banger from local legends The Living End.
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The Living End ‘Don’t Lose It’ Single Launch Tour
Tuesday, June 19th
The Lansdowne Hotel, Sydney, NSW
More info: Facebook
Wednesday, June 20th
The Gasometer Hotel, Melbourne, VIC
More info: Facebook
Tickets on sale 9am, Thursday, June 6th