Cash Savage and The Last Drinks announce So This Is Love Australian tour

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Cash Savage and The Last Drinks announce So This Is Love Australian tour

Cash Savage and the last drinks

Catch them at The Corner Hotel in Melbourne, where they'll be joined by Gut Health.

Melbourne powerhouse Cash Savage and the Last Drinks have announced a new album, So This Is Love, to be released on April 28 by Mistletone Records via Inertia (Australia/NZ) and Glitterhouse Records (Europe) and to celebrate will be heading on an Australian tour in May and June.

The tour will kick off with performances at Good Times Festival and Meadow Festival, then will take to Fremantle, Meeniyan, Ballarat, Torquay, Eltham and Melbourne.

This Is Love Australian Tour Dates

  • Sat Mar 25 – Good Times Festival, Tocumwal VIC
  • Fri Mar 31 – Meadow Festival, Bambra VIC
  • Sat May 6 – Mojo’s Bar, Fremantle WA (With special guest Blake Scott)
  • Sat May 13 – Meeniyan Town Hall, Meeniyan VIC (With special guests Gut Health)
  • Fri 19 May – Minerva, Ballarat VIC (With special guests Gut Health)
  • Sat 20 May – Torquay Hotel, Torquay VIC (With special guests Gut Health)
  • Fri 2 June – The Eltham Hotel, Eltham NSW (With special guests TBC)
  • Fri 23 June – The Corner Hotel, Melbourne VIC (With special guests Gut Health)

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Coinciding with the news, the band has shared the first single and clip. Co-directed by Ed Fraser and Cash Savage, ‘Keep Working At Your Job, is a wiry post-punk elegy to the grind of late-stage capitalism that’s blunt, yet deeply compassionate. “I think you’re just like me”, Cash Savage sings/speaks, “Broken like the rest of us. Keep it all inside, keep working at your job”.

A pillar of Melbourne’s music and queer communities, Cash Savage has spent the past decade making tough and tender rock’n’roll with her colossal band, The Last Drinks: Joe White (guitar), Rene Mancuso (drums), Kat Mear (violin), Nick Finch (bass), Roshan Khozouei (keyboards), Dougal Shaw (guitar) and Ed Fraser (guitar). The Last Drinks have toured internationally with sound engineer Nao Anzai, who co-produced the album with Cash Savage and Nick Finch.

Their legendary live shows are an overwhelming cacophony of emotion and sound, with magnetic frontwoman Cash Savage at the centre of the storm, exhorting the energies of The Last Drinks with mastery and panache. A cathartic, communal experience that refuses to give the audience an easy ethical bypass, but challenges listeners to ask themselves the hard questions and step up.

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