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The Preatures - Yanada

The Preatures - Yanada
With a week till release of highly anticipated second album 'Girlhood', The Preatures share their most significant single to date, ‘Yanada’; the Indigenous Sydney Dharug word for 'moon' and is a collaboration between respected Darug Songwoman Jacinta Tobin and frontwoman Isabella Manfredi.

The video was directed by Nik Lachajczak and produced by Alison Page, an award-winning duo creative at the forefront of contemporary Australian Aboriginal design and storytelling.

Inspired by Sydney Theatre Company’s adaptation of Kate Grenville’s award-winning novel The Secret River, as well as barrangal dyara (skin and bones) a work by Wiradjuri/Kamilaroi installation artist Jonathan Jones – The Preatures stunning new single takes inspiration from the Indigenous heritage of Sydney region.

The Preatures also worked extensively with Terri Janke, a highly-respected specialist in Indigenous cultural and intellectual property, to understand and follow protocol for using Indigenous cultural expression.

Produced by Jack Moffitt, ‘Yanada’ features additional production from acclaimed Australian-Canadian producer Burke Reid (Courtney Barnett, DMA’s).

Girlhood was mixed by Bob Clearmountain, an industry legend known for his work with David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen, INXS, Crowded House etc.

The Preatures have started a campaign to assist the AIATSIS raise funds that support their urgent work in documenting Indigenous languages.

About this track...

"Yanada is a song about doing something outside your comfort zone that leads to a discovery of a different world...about a connection to the land I call home, Sydney - and the role Indigenous language plays in this connection", shares frontwoman Isabella Manfredi.

2017 ARIA AWARD NOMINEE: Best Rock Album 'Girlhood'

2017 NATIONAL LIVE MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEE: Live Act of the Year (NSW Awards)

Number Of People In Act 4 Piece
State/Territory Artist Is Based In NSW
City/Town/Region Artist Is Based In Sydney
Taken From The Release Titled Girlhood
Copyright Holder's Name Mercury Australia/Universal Music Australia
Media Servicing Date 2017-08-04
Main Genre Rock
Genre 2 Pop
Contains explicit lyrics or themes that may offend some listeners No
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Content Provider Universal Music Australia