Academy Presents Bag Raiders (Live)

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Academy Presents Bag Raiders (Live)

9:00pm, Fri 27 May, 2016

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Academy Presents Bag Raiders (Live) 

The Bag Raiders are taking their new EP on the road for a LIVE National Tour.

Bag Raiders enjoyed a rapturous reception to their self-titled debut album in 2010, a gold-certified, ARIA-nominated affair that included slices of euphoria like mega-hit "Shooting Stars", "Way Back Home" and "Sunlight". Upon its release the band set out on a succession of live shows around the world.

With chakras aligned, Bag Raiders have released Checkmate, their third and final installment in a series of premium cuts all leading up to the release of their second full-length album this summer.

Checkmate features a triple dose of infectious, radiant electronic pop that dances across the spectrum. Lead single Checkmate features Benjamin Joseph (of Safia fame) - a softly spoken and understated song. The light at the end of the tunnel grows ever bigger as the subtly unfolding arpeggio finally culminates in a kind of quiet, personal triumph. Breakdown highlights the band's new and further evolved sound, moving away from their bashful, club-focused debut into something more dynamic and classically song-based.

 

 

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