Indie-pop favourite Gretta Ray announces Positive Spin tour

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Indie-pop favourite Gretta Ray announces Positive Spin tour

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The local singer-songwriter will be touring the country in support of her sophomore album, out August 18.

Gretta Ray is a hometown hero through and through. Raised in Melbourne, she grew up singing in a children’s choir and performing gigs across the city before she had a rapid ascent into stardom when she took home the triple j Unearthed High top prize with her wildly popular track Drive.

Now, she’ll be touring Australia in support of her forthcoming album, Positive Spin. Set to drop on August 18, it’ll be her release since her 2021 debut, Begin To Look Around.

Gretta Ray 2023 Tour Dates

  • Sept 15 – Princess Theatre, Brisbane
  • Sept 16 – Metro Theatre, Sydney
  • Sept 22 – Northcote Theatre, Melbourne
  • Sept 23 – Astor Theatre, Perth
  • Sept 29 – Lion Arts Factory, Adelaide
  • Oct 1 – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne (u18 matinee show)

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So far, fans have heard two singles from the new album. In Dear Seventeen, which dropped earlier this month, Gretta pens a letter to her past self, sharing advice and updates on her life as it is today.

The latest single, Heartbreak Baby, is a happy break-up jam with an ’80s synth pop feel that sees the singer take a more electronic approach to her production.

On Positive Spin, the singer chooses to look at life through rose-coloured glasses.

“Songwriting is so therapeutic, and my way of moving through my emotions has been to put a positive spin on my experiences,” she says.

Gretta Ray will be bringing her music to Melbourne for two shows this spring. First, she’ll be heading to Melbourne’s Northcote Theatre on September 22, before finishing the tour with an under-18 matinee show at the Northcote Social Club on October 1.

To find out more about Gretta Ray’s album positive spin or get your hands on tickets to the upcoming tour dates, head here

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