triple j presents
VERA BLUE with special guests
* SOLD OUT *
ANNOUNCES NEW HEADLINE TOUR, OFF THE BACK OF SOLD OUT 'FINGERTIPS' TOUR
SUPPORTING BROODS THIS JULY
FINGERTIPS EP OUT NOW
"watching her is an extraordinary experience" - THE MUSIC.COM.AU
"She had the room in the palm of her hand." - AAA BACKSTAGE
"... with every spine tingle of vocal virtue, the crowd pinged a warranted and modest superiority from witnessing her live." - VULTURE
"Through the mist of smoke from the smoke machines and stage lit in blue, emerged one of Australia's most exciting young voices." - SPEAKER TV
Less than a day after wrapping up her SOLD-OUT 'Fingertips Tour' at Newtown Social Club in Sydney, Vera Blue has today announced she will be embarking on a new National Tour which will see the rising artist perform in Capital Cities and Regional areas beginning August 31st through to October 8th.
Vera Blue's second headline tour will see her returning to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth to play bigger rooms, and venturing to Adelaide, Tasmania, Darwin and other key regional areas for the first time, as well as her debut festival appearance at the Maroochy Music Festival in Maroochydore.
The tour announcement coincides with Vera Blue releasing the third single and title track from her debut EP Fingertips. The song examines infidelity, "Fingertips is quite heavy, but it's really honest as well," Vera Blue says. "It's about social media and unfaithfulness, and what that can do to people. It's written from the perspective of the person who was doing the wrong."
'Fingertips' follows the well-received singles 'Hold' (5 Million Streams world-wide) and 'Settle' (1 Million Streams world-wide) which were both launched via National alternative radio broadcaster, triple j. 'Hold' landed the #1 Spotify AU Viral Chart, Top 5 Spotify Global Chart, Top 5 Spotify UK/US Chart, Top 40 iTunes and #1 Alternative Airplay Chart and was remixed by Sydney trio Black Vanilla. Vera Blue's triple j Like A Version of Jack Garratt's 'Breathe Life' & 'Hold' acoustic has now been viewed over 360,000 times combined.
Recorded between The Grove Studios in Sydney and Josh Telford's home studio in Terrigal, with celebrated singer/songwriter Gossling and veteran producers Andy & Thom Mak, the Fingertips EP was the product of four months spent writing and experimenting with backing vocalists, piano and electronic production. The EP peaked at #3 iTunes Album Chart, garnered 3 x Top 100 ARIA Chart Singles, has been streamed over 7 million times world-wide to date and received glowing reviews.
"...unique" - 4 STARS, THE MUSIC
"Could there be a more exciting voice in Australian music right now?" - THE INTERNS
"Candid, intimate and soaring Fingertips signals the introduction to an extremely powerful and promising Aussie songwriting talent." - TONE DEAF
"Vera Blue blasts us into a state of serenity with 'Fingertips'" - HOWL & ECHOES
After delivering one of the most highly anticipated debut EP releases of the year, Vera Blue will support Broods in July followed by her self-titled National Tour. Tickets go on sale Friday June 3rd at 9am.
triple j presents
With special guests
Tickets on sale Friday June 3rd at 9am
Wed Aug 31 - Karova Lounge - Ballarat VIC
Thursday Sept 1 - Workers Club - Geelong VIC
Fri Sept 2 - Howler - Melbourne VIC
Sat Sept 3 - Howler - Melbourne VIC
Sun Sept 4 - Howler - Melbourne VIC
Fri Sept 9 - Elsewhere - Gold Coast QLD
Sat Sept 10 - Maroochy Music Festival QLD
Sat Sept 10 - Woolly Mammoth - Brisbane QLD
Thur Sept 15 - Jive Bar - Adelaide SA
Fri Sept 16 - Mojos - Fremantle WA
Sat Sept 17 - Jack Rabbit Slims - Perth WA
Sun Sept 18 - Darwin Entertainment Centre - Darwin NT
Fri Sept 23 - 48 Watt St - Newcastle NSW
Sat Sept 24 - Oxford Art Factory - Sydney NSW
Fri Oct 7 - Club 54 - Launceston TAS
Sat Oct 8 - Republic Bar - Hobart TAS
FINGERTIPS EP OUT NOW
Includes 'Hold', 'Settle' and New Single 'Fingertips'