After a momentous year in 2014, Collarbones are heading on a four date album launch tour in February to celebrate the release of Return, their third and most considered album to date. Return is now available on vinyl in all good record stores and online.
Collarbones’ Travis Cook and Marcus Whale met in 2007. With Cook in Adelaide and Whale in Sydney, the duo have not let distance stop them and have since co-written and produced three full-length albums together, beginning with their brilliant debut album Iconography and second album Die Young in 2012. In addition to the release of Return in 2014, the pair also released the Atlantis 2014 mixtape and performed collaboratively with Synergy Percussion at Vivid Sydney.
The duo have pushed boundaries with their dense, compelling live show – supporting Jessie Ware, Deerhunter, How To Dress Well and a string of local collaborators and friends including Rainbow Chan, Guerre, Oscar Key Sung & Martin King. In February, Collarbones will be taking their immense live show around Australia, performing your favourite new tracks off Return amongst a bunch of Collarbones classics. Full dates for the tour below.
Return is an album of 9 songs that documents the erratic mood swings which come after a break up and the narcissism that follows. It deals with the fantasies surrounding love, and hones in on harsh realities. Collarbones have often played with the idea of genre and this album sees the collaborative band delving in many directions, in order to find their own path. The sincere and compelling sound of Return bridges the Teen Idol meditations found on earlier albums and solidifies Collarbones as a true gift to listeners. The album features dancefloor banger ‘Turning’ and Oscar Key Sung collaboration ‘Only Water.’
RETURN ALBUM LAUNCH TOUR 2015
FRIDAY 6TH FEBRUARY
Newtown Social Club, Sydney, NSW
w/ HTMLflowers + Yoke
Tickets via: newtownsocialclub.com
SATURDAY 7TH FEBRUARY
Pirie Social Club, Adelaide, SA
w/ Strict Face + Sparkspitter
Tickets via: moshtix.com.au
THURSDAY 12TH FEBRUARY
Hugs & Kisses, Melbourne VIC
w/ HTMLflowers + Philippa Omega
Tickets via: dashtickets.com.au
FRIDAY 13TH FEBRUARY
Mondo, Perth WA
w/ Special guests
Tickets on the door
Collarbones’ Return is out now via Two Bright Lakes / Remote Control Records.