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Anyone else can browse the catalogue to see artist information, links to buy music and official artist videos — but only authorised radio users can login to access and order the music.

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NOW CHARTS:

Cutting edge and engaging music charts. Includes tracks recommended by Amrap's 'Music Directors Alliance'. The Alliance is made up of proactive and influential MDs from stations across Australia including 3RRR, 3PBS, FBi, 2SER & SYN.

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Charting music which is good for airplay anytime of the day. To be enjoyed by all ages. Mix these tracks with your tried and true collection to showcase fresh new Australian music.


On Tour Now...

Transvaal Diamond Syndicate - Estranged Blues     Blues/Roots, Rock 26/10/2013
Brisbane-based act canvassing high-energy original blues rock across Australia since 2010. Hard-touring. Hard-playing. Sweat-inducing. Nationally touring festival band.
The song tells the story of a girl being fed moments of attention and love unmatched by the male's need to alienate himself from the situation and make a change in both of their lives.

ON TOUR:
JAN/FEB/MAR/APR/MAY/JUN
ACT/SA/VIC/NSW/QLD/TAS

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Cash Savage & The Last Drinks - Let Go     Blues/Roots, Alternative Country, Soul 09/01/2014
This group of musicians has created a work that alludes to an undercurrent of drunken kinship polished with hard yards, while still retaining the soul for which Cash is known.
An ode to new love that rises and crashes over an immersive rhythm, 'Let Go' ebbs and flows between a hurt soul yearning and a gothic country flow, without breaking stride.

ON TOUR:
JAN/FEB/MAR/APR/MAY/JN
VIC/NSW/QLD

Lionizer - The Same Way     Rock, Punk, Pop, Gay Alligned 22/01/2014
Lionizer are a two piece indie punk band hailing from Perth, Western Australia. Lionizer combine upbeat rhythms with crunchy 90's guitar tone and melodies that get stuck in your head.
Recorded at Underground Studios just south of Perth, The Same Way features Lionizer's trademark vocal harmonies and biting wit, and focuses around the hard decisions people make to break up and move on from 'the one', backed up by hard rock riffs and a massive drum sound.

ON TOUR:
APR
SA/VIC/NSW/WA

the Little Stevies - Diamonds For Your Tea     Folk, Pop 18/12/2013
Having released 4 albums, toured throughout US, Canada and all corners of Australia, the Little Stevies present beautiful sibling harmonies and unique arrangements dominate their latest "Diamonds For Your Tea"
This song builds to dramatic climax. It's soft beginning feels intimate and sentimental, but quickly shifts to a more precarious space with moody vocals that lead into an a'capella choir break, just before the full band kick in with high energy, building and building every step of the way.

ON TOUR:
JAN/FEB/MAR/APR
ACT/VIC

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Other tracks by the Little Stevies:  Canadia  -  Amigo
Dub Fx - The Sky     Electronic, Drum 'n' Bass / Jungle 04/02/2014
Seven years of performing in clubs, festivals and street corners all over the globe has finally led to the release of the brilliant new Dub FX album Theory Of Harmony.
Powerful and melodic drum n bass track.

ON TOUR:
MAR/APR
ACT/SA/VIC/NSW/QLD/TAS/WA

Other tracks by Dub Fx:  Colours  -  Bass line (feat Tiki Taane)
Luca Brasi - Borders And Statelines     Rock, Punk 07/02/2014
Celebrated and unassuming Poison City Records alumni Luca Brasi deliver melodic, hard-hitting, passionate and precise punk rock. Hailing from Tasmania's east coast, the quartet have won hearts the nation over.
Gritty, melodic and typically heart-warming, Borders & Statelines is an ode to Luca Brasi's impressive, endless touring efforts. Driven by the throaty, passionate vocal delivery of loveable frontman Tyler Richardson and embellished liberally with skilful guitar shredding from Tom Busby, this tune will have fists and voices raised in joy.

ON TOUR:
MAR/APR
ACT/NSW/SA/VIC/QLD/TAS/WA

Takadimi - Into The Night     World, Jazz, Folk 24/04/2013
The group bring you into their worlds through inventive improvisations and evocative soundscapes. Takadimi exerts a genuine obsession for the possibilities within genres and their indefinite boundaries.
Bulgarian folk-style tune with an ancient line of Irish heritage, experimenting with being a Jazz musician on this particular night whilst drifting through the Blue Mountains and whispering 'Takadimi-takita, Takadimi-takita' quietly to itself. Shh. Listen.

ON TOUR:
JUN/JUL/AUG/SEPT
ACT/NSW/VIC


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Other tracks by Takadimi:  You Know, You Know  -  Therese
Postblue - Honey     Rock, Garage, Punk, Psychedelic 11/02/2014
Alt-rock/shoegaze trio Postblue's dynamic sound lurches between 90’s influenced alternative rock and scuzzy punk anthems, invoking the direct sound and unpretentious aesthetic of decades gone by, melded with youthful fire.
'Honey' is a powerful radio introduction for the youthful Postblue. The bare then fuzzy guitars sound like REAL guitars and meandering slacker vocals rise to a raw and throaty roar through the chorus. The 90's garage/grunge influences are crystal clear here, but it sounds fresh and forceful and utterly cool.

ON TOUR:
FEB/MAR/APR
ACT/SA/VIC/NSW/QLD/TAS/WA

Daniel J. Townsend - A Red-Headed Man     Folk, Roots, Acappella 14/02/2014
Daniel J. Townsend was born on a tiny island at the bottom of the world, veins coursing with a cocktail of convict and Aboriginal blood. He sings stories.
A bastardised English spring song about the ancient custom of making twelve fires of hedge cuttings with one set apart for green weeds and rubbish. Couple this with a local superstition that red-haired men were demons or Vikings, and things start getting pretty weird.

ON TOUR:
JUL
SA/VIC/NSW/TAS

Other tracks by Daniel J. Townsend:  Cherry Tree Carol  -  My Dearest Dear
The Blue Ruins - Over The Edge     Blues/Roots, Soul, Pop 23/11/2013
Adele and Dire Straits in a soul infused fire of honest pop.
Produced by ARIA winning producer Tim Carr (Matt Corby, Jay-Z, Kanye West), Over The Edge reminds you of a better time in music, where a band could play a song from start to finish and convey a sense of soul in their performance.

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FEB/MAR/APR/MAY
ACT/NSW/QLD/TAS/VIC

Ball Park Music - She Only Loves Me When I'm There     Pop, Rock 19/02/2014
Ball Park Music return with their highly anticipated third album ‘Puddinghead' to be released on Friday 4th April 2014 via Stop Start and Inertia.
The first taste of the new material and the album opener, sets the tone for an album that celebrates their underdog leanings and rejoices in the love, loss and banalities of suburban Australian life.

The track and album was mixed by Grammy nominated Tony Hoffer (Beck, The Kooks, M83).

ON TOUR:
MAR/APR/MAY
ACT/NT/SA/NSW/TAS/WA

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The Perch Creek Family Jugband - Where You Been     Blues/Roots, Roots, RnB, Funk 28/02/2014
The Perch Creek Family Jugband announce the arrival of their second studio album Jumping On The Highwire, set for release on Wed 19 Mar through Vitamin Records.
Bad-ass soul in the upbeat Casio keyboard-driven lead single ‘Where You Been’.

ON TOUR:
MAR/APR/MAY
NSW/QLD/TAS/WA

The Trouble With Templeton - Soldiers     Rock, Pop, Acoustic 27/02/2014
Brisbane Five-Piece with a gift for story-telling.
Fifth single from album "Rookie"

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FEB/MAR/APR/MAY
SA/VIC/NSW/QLD/WA

Other tracks by The Trouble With Templeton:  Glue  -  You Are New
Royal Chant - Shake, Shake     Rock, Pop, Garage, Grunge 01/03/2014
Royal Chant is a 2-piece garage band from the wilds of NSW who play their growing collection of pop songs fast & fuzzed, slanted & slurred.
"Shake, Shake" is a joyous romp through the unconscious with a catchy melody that will stick for days on end. Who knew a fuzzy garage-pop band could create the sound of Summer like this?

ON TOUR:
MAR/APR
ACT/NSW/QLD

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Other tracks by Royal Chant:  New Nowhere  -  Nothing Ever Happens, It Only Seems To (acoustic)
Roku Music - Reflector     Rock, Psychedelic, Experimental, Pop 05/03/2014
Roku Music are a shoegaze band from Brisbane, Australia. Debut release Collider out now.
A shimmer burner of a track, filled with pop hooks, swirly tremolo guitars and driving rhythm.

ON TOUR:
MAR/APR
ACT/NT/SA/VIC/NSW/QLD/TAS/WA

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Other tracks by Roku Music:  Collider  -  Ended
Yours Truly - Shining Light     Folk, Pop, Punk 05/03/2014
Together and apart, Ken and David have appeared on 30+ albums, played hundreds of gigs, and have never been afraid to show their support for worthy causes.
A pithy observation of society's modern obsession with social networking. Is it something useful? Or are we in danger of losing the humanity of our interactions?

ON TOUR:
AUG/SEPT
NT/SA/VIC/NSW

Other tracks by Yours Truly:  Love Makes Children  -  Say Goodbye
Rasta Unity - I Can't Believe     Reggae/Dub, Reggae, RnB, Dub 06/03/2014
Reggae band Rasta Unity have delivered high energy uplifting shows to audiences in Australia and Brazil.Recently released their EP "Global Warning" Rasta Unity has plans to tour nationally in 2014.
A powerful and soulful track written by Sistah Candice (Lead Singer) a month after the birth of her first child. It tells of the unbelievable love a parent has for their child.

ON TOUR:
FEB/MAR/APR/MAY/JUN/JUL/AUG/SEPT/OCT/NOV/DEC
NT/SA/VIC/NSW/QLD

Other tracks by Rasta Unity:  Groove Tonight  -  Global Warning
Forever the Optimist - End of Antics     Rock, Metal 07/03/2014
Brisbane's Forever the Optimist are a four-piece heavy/prog/rock/post outfit who have been conspicuously and surreptitiously clawing their way through the ranks of Australia's heavy alternative scene.
'End of Antics' - a monstrously catchy, but nonetheless hard-out and bass-heavy beyond comprehension track. The song kicks off with a call of "I am an Animal.." and quickly takes the audience on a thumping bass and delay-driven guitar journey.

ON TOUR:
JUN
ACT/NSW/SA/VIC/QLD

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Far Away Stables - What Are You Waiting For     Rock, Pop, Punk 08/03/2014
Sydney based Alternative/Rock quintet Far Away Stables have laid all the right foundations in order to construct a perfectly crafted wall of sound.
Opening with massive wall of sound, What Are You Waiting For sets the tone for an alt/rock anthem. Male leads soar to great heights, providing chorus hooks that are nothing shirt of addictive.

ON TOUR:
APR/MAY
VIC/NSW/QLD

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Thundamentals - Something I Said Ft. Thom Crawford     Hip Hop, Rap 06/03/2014
‘Noodle Soup’ takes the concept of hip hop “beefs” and stirs up a response that proves Thundamentals don’t just think outside the [noodle] box, they blow it up.
MCs Tuka and Jeswon lyrically level rolled eyes at childish gossips, DJ Morgs drops in the ruckus of kids’ playgrounds to drive it home, layering old school beats with a triumphant horn section, handclaps and cute, bouncing, piano to underscore Oscar nominee Thom Crawford’s lamenting, soulful vocal.

ON TOUR:
APR/MAY
ACT/SA/VIC/NSW/QLD/WA

Other tracks by Thundamentals:  Noodle Soup
Elliot The Bull - Colourblind     Pop, Rock, Folk 11/03/2014
Since forming in 2010, Elliot The Bull have developed an extremely strong following, earning the respect of peers & fans throughout the country and abroad.
Beautiful acoustic guitars make way for a myriad of dreamy soundscapes, sculpting a beautiful intro. The male lead soars throughout the verses, telling tales of tainted experience. Thiis leads into a huge choral lead that is sure to have crowds singing along. A perfectly crafted Alt/Rock anthem.

Mia Dyson - When We're Older     Blues/Roots, Pop, Folk 11/03/2014
Mia Dyson is preparing for another landmark year starting with the new single “When We’re Older”
“When We’re Older” follows on from where 2012’s critically-acclaimed, ARIA nominated The Moment left off. A classic American-style rock track with a stomping riff and a trademark Mia Dyson chorus, the track is a welcome addition from fans both old and new as Dyson explores the subject of growing up.

ON TOUR:
APR
VIC/NSW

The Upskirts - Minds A Burden     Rock, Psychedelic, Britpop 14/03/2014
"Sydney's best kept secret" - Groupie Magazine“With flecks of Joy Division & Nirvana, they are a fine example of energetic crazy” - TimeOut Dubai’s ‘10 Bands To Watch’
Exploring a different sonic direction with award winning producer Tim Carr at the helm, this song channels a delicate mix between Psychedelica, Punk & Dance.
Featuring soaring guitar riffs, pulsing rhythm and very catchy elements. A mix between Jagwar Ma, MBV & Tame Impala

ON TOUR:
APR/MAY
VIC/NSW/QLD

Shaun Kirk - Stitches     Funk/Soul, Blues 17/03/2014
Labelled “one of the most explosive acts this country has to offer” (Mixdown Magazine), Shaun Kirk has solidified a strong following with his high-energy blend of soulful blues.
The new single marks a different direction in sound and style for Shaun Kirk, infusing soul-drenched hammond organ, mixed with sweet harmonies and Kirk's unwavering falsetto vocals. Resulting in a smooth, smokey blend, best consumed with a glass of port by an open fire...

ON TOUR:
MAR/APR/MAY
ACT/SA/VIC/NSW/QLD/TAS/WA

Backsliders - Dark Side Of Newtown     Blues/Roots 19/03/2014
2011 ARIA Blues/Roots nominees & I-Tunes Australian Blues/Roots album of the year winners, Backsliders have been playing, touring the festival circuit and recording for over 25 years.
Opening Track from album "Dark Side"

ON TOUR:
APR/MAY/JUN
VIC/NSW/QLD

Other tracks by Backsliders:  Phone Cap Blues  -  Kill The Emotion
Pretty City - Falling In And Out Of Love     Rock, Grunge, Pop 13/11/2013
Melbourne 3-piece Pretty City "take shoegaze and give it a sense of aerodynamics" (Three Thousand). They've created a vast, cinematic rock record overflowing with explosive jams and ethereal vocals.
‘Falling In And Out Of Love’ throws a nod to the bands shoegazing forefathers while delivering a fresh sound, showcasing the band's knack for indelible melodies and soaring sonics.

Claude Hay & The Gentle Enemies - Borracho     Rock, Blues, Roots, Grunge 02/04/2014
Weighing in somewhere exactly between C. W. Stoneking and Queens of The Stone Age, Claude’s new tracks come from different sides of the spectrum.
Weighing in somewhere exactly between C. W. Stoneking and Queens of The Stone Age, Claude’s new tracks come from different sides of the spectrum. The song Borracho is classic Claude Hay and chugs along with fuzzy funk intensity as it relates a common tale of over- indulgence.

ON TOUR:
MAR/APR/MAY
ACT/VIC/NSW/QLD

Other tracks by Claude Hay & The Gentle Enemies:  Run
Elbury - Fishwrap and Filler     Rock, Folk 25/03/2014
Elbury performs complex, ambitious progressive folk music, using vocal harmony and interwoven guitars to enhance carefully crafted songs and intelligent lyrics. Folk-rock with a decent melody. Pop done properly!
The mainstream media has become a dangerous and deceptive force in recent decades, presenting biased information as fact and representing the views of a small and powerful elite. This song is a call to arms and a reminder to always keep your eyes open and your wits about you!

ON TOUR:
JUL
VIC/NSW/QLD

Other tracks by Elbury:  On Hold  -  Too Divine
Joelistics - In The Morning     Hip Hop, Rock, Pop 25/03/2014
Joelistics’ great gift is the crafting of common language into evocative turns of phrase. His latest single 'In The Morning' is so much more than a leftfield indie rap anthem.
‘In The Morning’ is so much more than a leftfield indie rap anthem. Drawing on influences from ‘80s- era English post punk and ‘90s grunge through to hip hop, the MC, producer and singer offers us a ride into his trademark excursions into the human psyche.

ON TOUR:
MAY/JUN
VIC/NSW/QLD/TAS/WA

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Michelle Xen - My Cells     Electronic, Downbeat, Atmospheric 25/03/2014
Michelle Xen is an electronic music producer, vocalist and visual artist. Her sound is constructed in her bedroom, synthlines from the 80s, fat drums, dirty bass and a big heart.
My Cells is a song built around the notion of love that is so deep it becomes infused into your cell structure. Sonically, the song reaches deep into the heart with thundering basslines, a hypnotic swirling one-line lyric, and atmospheric synths pushing and pulling throughout.

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MAY/JUN
VIC/NSW/QLD/TAS/WA

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Cocoa Jackson Lane - Fall On My Floor     Funk/Soul, Psychedelic, Soul, Pop 28/03/2014
Cocoa Jackson Lane is a new psychedelic soul collaboration between vocalist Jess Harlen and bassist Camilla Charlesworth. Raised in Australia and of Maori and Indonesian heritage, urban influences get tropical.
Psychedelic soul for the tropics. Driven by an unwavering 808 pulse, the self-produced track is punctuated by Harlen’s defiant, soulful vocals and Camilla's groove heavy bass.

Velociraptor - Ramona     Rock, Garage, Pop 01/04/2014
Ever-changing Brisbane 10-14 piece, Velociraptor!
The first single taken from Velociraptor's upcoming debut full-length. 'Ramona' was premiered on triple j Good Nights, with some calling it "That's some dank ass indie!"

ON TOUR:
APR
SA/VIC/NSW/QLD

Graveyard Train - Takes One To Know One     Blues/Roots, Country, Alternative Country, Roots 04/04/2014
Graveyard Train have returned, better than ever, shaking dust from the chains with single ‘Takes One To Know One’.“My favourite Australian band” - Brian Ritchie, Violet Femmes
‘Takes One To Know One’ is the first inkling you’ll get as to what power this band harnesses in song encapsulating both a childish insult now relegated to 2013 and the driving sound of classic Graveyard Train, this time moving forward with a renewed focus.

ON TOUR:
JUN/JUL
ACT/SA/VIC/NSW/QLD/WA

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Franky Walnut - As Australian As     Folk, Comedy 04/04/2014
Musical comedian Franky Walnut's material examines what it is to be Australian. He has been described as John Williamson meets Kevin Bloody Wilson, without as much swearing.
'As Australian As' by musical comedian Franky Walnut.

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MAY/JUN/JUL
ACT/NT/VIC/NSW/QLD/WA

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Other tracks by Franky Walnut:  Stuck Together
Yacht Club DJs - Undertow     Electronic 05/04/2014
After five mixtapes, thousands of shows and more than 100,000 plays online, Yacht Club DJs add another prong to the proverbial pitchfork; unveiling their first-ever originals offering, new single ‘Undertow’.
Featuring Josh Haire (Them 9’s) on vocals, ‘Undertow’ took shape in a makeshift mattress fort at Yacht Club HQ, before landing in the ever-capable hands of Woody Annison (Dune Rats, Hunting Grounds) for mixing/mastering. Sax-drenched and harmony-laden, ‘Undertow’ serves a tasty-as-hell appetiser to Yacht Club DJs’ debut EP No. 1.

ON TOUR:
APR
VIC/NSW/QLD

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Ed Kuepper - The Way I Made You Feel     Blues/Roots, Acoustic 08/04/2014
Brisbane's Ed Kuepper acoustic rewordings of earlier Kuepper classics spanning material by The Saints, Laughing Clowns and of course Ed's lengthy solo career.
Great solo acoustic version of The Way I Made You Feel orginally released on Honey Steel's Gold.

ON TOUR:
MAY/JUN
VIC/NSW

The Acfields - Grabbed me by the Heart     Blues/Roots, Acoustic, Alternative Country, Country 09/04/2014
The Acfields are a folk-pop, alt-country influenced duo comprised of siblings Dan and Hannah Acfield. They travel around a lot, since they're based in different cities; Brisbane and Melbourne, respectively.
A simple, beautiful track that showcases both of their unique and wonderful voices, the fragility in the track is what sets The Acfields apart. Two beautiful voices, an acoustic guitar and a pedal steel.

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MAY/JUN
VIC/NSW/QLD

LeBelle - When You Wake Up     Rock, Pop 09/04/2014
Melbourne based Progressive Rock quartet LeBelle have established themselves as one Australia’s hardest working up and coming bands. Since forming, LeBelle have maintained a relentless pace of production.
Shimmering guitars open up what is a beautiful produced song. A rhythmic engine room punches through the mix, with vast space created. An angelic female lead takes you on a journey packed with dynamics. When You Wake Up displays a beautiful evolution of sound by LeBelle.

ON TOUR:
MAY/JUN
VIC/NSW

Hell City Glamours - Find A Way     Rock 09/04/2014
Hell City Glamours, loud, rock, and, roll
An autobiography of a band that spent 12 years clawing away at the stage on their own terms

ON TOUR:
MAY/JUN/JUL
ACT/SA/VIC/NSW/QLD

Other tracks by Hell City Glamours:  Singapore Sling  -  All Right By Me
Lazy Eye - Hole In My Pocket     Blues/Roots, Soul 11/04/2014
Soul drenched blues. Think B.B. King sharing a scotch with Booker T at the crossroads after midnight.
We've all been there... coming out of the blues by enjoying a good up tempo blues shuffle and this certainly is a feel good track.

ON TOUR:
APR/MAY/JUN
ACT/NSW/SA/VIC/QLD

Other tracks by Lazy Eye:  Black Hill  -  Two Time Fool
Dallas Frasca - Lizard Boy     Rock, Garage, Grunge, Punk 16/04/2014
Three-piece riff rockers Dallas Frasca are back in a huge way with their explosive new single 'Lizard Boy'. To celebrate the release, the band will hit the road during April/May.
"‘Lizard Boy’ is a politically charged beast and the collective consciousness of the entire band aligned. This song is a voice for the people.

ON TOUR:
APR/MAY
ACT/NSW/QLD/SA/WA/VIC

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Oh Pep! - Rest Assured     Folk, Pop, Alternative Country 12/11/2013
‘Oh Pep! are infectious, energetic, bursting with good tunes well played. Check them out.’ Deborah Conway
Oh Pep! launched their second EP,II, to a sell-out crowd at the Workers Club on 10 October and have since toured to packed audiences across the country. II was produced by ARIA-Award Winner and CMAA Producer of the Year, Shane Nicholson on the Central Coast in the winter of 2013.

ON TOUR:
APR
ACT/SA/VIC

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Other tracks by Oh Pep!:  Big Strong Man  -  Jukebox Jackson
The Black Sorrows - Certified Blue     Blues/Roots, Rock 04/04/2014
The Sorrows are one of Australia's most loved bands. Celebrating their 30th Anniversary, with their 17th release, Certified Blue, the band are stringer than ever.
With its swelling string section, the title track of The Sorrows' latest album, is an old school ballad.

ON TOUR:
4/5/6/7/8/9/10/11/12
ACT/NT/SA/VIC/NSW/WA/QLD/TAS

Other tracks by The Black Sorrows:  Can't Give Up On You  -  Save Me