The John Steel Singers

The John Steel Singers

Fresh from releasing their much praised debut UK release, the album ‘Everything’s A Thread’ on Full Time Hobby, Brisbane based THE JOHN STEEL SINGERS are making the long trip over from Australia’s East Coast for their first proper jaunt around Europe.

Keyboardist and singer Peter Benoth is looking forward to the trip to say the least- “I’m so excited that I’m conveniently ignoring the fact that we have to travel a day and half to get there, arriving so tired and angry that you forget the fact that we are lucky enough to fly like a beautiful shiny bird across the world just to play music. Blessed be the Wright Brothers!”

Like all the best coastal albums, ‘Everything’s A Thread’ is brimming with sparkling, sun kissed sounds moving from playful harmony filled summer psych nuggets, to electronic sheened pop, kraut-pop and hard riffing cosmic rock, evoking an uncanny vibe like mist resting on the ocean just before sunset. Live the band really impress – more raucous than on record with their four part harmonies at the fore.

To mark this monumental moment in Australian rock history the band are sharing a video for their epic and motorik flavoured new single ‘State Of Unrest’. Featuring a mystery drumming cape crusader taking in some of their native scenic surroundings (Mount Coolum) and looking like Phil Collins if he’d joined the Beta Band. Local Bushwhacker may have been used in the making of this video. “We bought him fish and chips with an egg on the side” say the band on recruiting the star of the video, who is a musician friend who goes under the name d-Wizz. “Every morning when we were recording the album we had coffee on the deck which has a great view of the mountain, so we figured it would be a great idea to film up there”.

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UK/European Tour Dates

Wed 17 Sept @ Tolhuiszaal, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Fri 19 Sept @ Reeperbahn, Hamburg, Germany

Sat 20th Sept @ Leffinge Leuren Festival, Leffinge, Belgium

Mon 22nd Sept @ Hafenkneipe, Zurich, Switzerland

Tues 23rd Sept @ Underground 2, Cologne, Germany

Wed 24th Sept @ Comet, Berlin, Germany

Fri 26th Sept @ Night & Day, Manchester, UK

Wed 1st Oct @ Old Blue Last, London, UK

Thurs 2nd Oct @ The Harley, Sheffield, UK*

Fri 3rd Oct @ Hare & Hounds, Birmingham, UK*

Sat 4th Oct @ Start The Bus, Bristol, UK*

Sat 11th Oct @ Sticky Mike’s, Brighton, UK

Mon 13th Oct @ Broadcast, Glasgow, UK**

Tues 14th Oct @ Belgrave, Leeds, UK

Wed 15th Oct @ Jericho, Oxford, UK**

Thurs 16th Oct @ The Musician, Leicester, UK**

Fri 17th Oct @ Purcell Rooms, London, UK***

Sat 18th Oct @ Oxjam Event, Oakford Social, Reading

Mon 20th Oct @ Fleche d’Or, Paris, France***

Tues 21st Oct @ Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands***

*Supporting Allah-Lahs / **Supporting Erland & the Carnival / ***Full Time Hobby 10th Anniversary Shows, with Erland & The Carnival