Friday, 29 August 2014

Sydney's High-tails drop new single, sign to Stop Start and announce their debut EP!

Sydney's sure-footed guitar-popsters High-tails today unveil their new single "Terrible Day". It follows on from previous smash "Bending Over Backwards" and is another taste of the band's debut EP "Sipping Tea To Make Music To Sip Tea To", which we are proud to announce will be released on 3rd October.

The band is the newest signing for Stop Start, joining top-notch home-grown alumni Ball Park Music, Millions, Northeast Party House and others. Label head Andy Bryan says "It’s always about good songs and when I heard 'Bending Over Backwards' I was immediately taken with this band.’Terrible Day' only further cemented my interest. The material they’re writing shows huge potential and we are very excited to be working with them. Another great Aussie band in the making.”

High-tails is comprised of four childhood friends from Wagga who all moved to the big smoke for varying reasons, but found themselves drawn back together through a shared love of creating chiming pop music. They dropped their debut song a little under twelve months ago with "Maps" - a sunburst shot of economical pop that channelled the boys' beloved favourites The Go-Betweens, it had Two Thousand praising its "dreamy layered guitar melodies and a chorus to emote nostalgic Australian film scenes" while triple j Unearthed's Dave Ruby Howe proclaimed it "The Song Of The Summer".

In tandem with these releases High-tails have played gigs across the country supporting Northeast Party House, The Holidays, Major Leagues, Loon Lake, The Cairos and more. An enthusiastic Guardian review called the band's live show "impressively tight" and "a well-rounded set of slacker pop"

High-tails have slots at a range of East Coast festivals and special events in the next couple of months, as well as their own hometown EP launch at Goodgod Small Club in October. Show details below.


Sat 13th September ~ SYDNEY ~ Building Bridges For Refugees Fundraiser, Marrickville Bowling Club
with Dick Diver, Holy Balm, Day Ravies, The Ocean Party + more

Sun 28th September ~ SYDNEY ~ Sounds Of The Suburbs Festival, Cronulla
with The Beautiful Girls, Antwon, Tomorrow's Tulips, Wax Witches + more

Sat 4th October ~ WOLLONGONG ~ Yours & Owls' 4th Birthday Party, Stuart Park
with Sticky Fingers, Dune Rats, The Griswolds, Hockey Dad + more

Sat 11th October ~ SYDNEY ~ "Sipping Tea To Make Music To Sip Tea To" EP Launch at Goodgod Small Club
with special guests The Lulu Raes + Flowertruck
Pre-sales via Oztix

Sat 18th October ~ BRISBANE ~ The Blurst Of Times Festival, Fortitude Valley
with DZ Deathrays, Hard-Ons, Dick Diver, Blank Realm + more

Sun 19th October ~ GOLD COAST ~ Sounds Of Sunday, Broadbeach Tavern

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