Spacey Jane announce Australian tour, new single
19.05.2022

Spacey Jane announce Australian tour, new single

Spacey Jane
Hardlight Nick McKinlay

ARIA winners Spacey Jane have announced they'll be touring the nation in August to support their upcoming second album 'Here Comes Everybody'.

The release of Spacey Jane’s second album Here Comes Everybody is fast approaching (out Friday 24 June via AWAL) so the band have today announced an Australian tour in August and a new single / video ‘Hardlight’.

The new single comes along with the exciting news that the band will embark on a mammoth Australian album tour this August. Taking in all the capital cities, the tour will put on full display the captivating live show that the band is renowned for. They’ll then be off on a 24-date tour of North America in October and November, with some shows sold out months in advance.

What you need to know

  • Spacey Jane have announced they’ll be touring the nation in August
  • The release of Spacey Jane’s second album Here Comes Everybody out Friday 24 June
  • They’ve just released a new single / video ‘Hardlight’.

Check out Melbourne’s most comprehensive gig guide here. 

 

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Vocalist and guitarist Caleb Harper says of the track, “I wrote this song about how I was feeling like my life was a bit like one of those nightmares where you’re at school with no pants. Except I used the metaphor of being on set and forgetting all of your lines (because it felt less silly).  I guess it’s about anxiety but also just having no idea what I’m doing even though I want it to look like I really do.”

He continues on the video, “Finding time to produce music videos in between touring can be pretty squishy and occasionally calls for spontaneous and strange ideas – Hardlight was one of those.  This was our second time working with Nick, he created the concept for and workshopped the Lunchtime music video remotely due to covid border restrictions, so it was great to have him on set this time.  The brief was pretty simple:  We had a day off in Melbourne and we wanted to film a whole performance-based video that felt interesting and exciting.  Nick pitched the charter boat and we loved it straight away, we got to dance around on a party boat on the Yarra River for six hours, it was a lot of fun.”

Taken from the working title of Wilco’s seminal album Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (one of the bands’ favourite albums) Here Comes Everybody first came to life at the start of the 2020 lockdown. The album features recent singles ‘It’s Been A Long Day’,  ‘Sitting UpLots of Nothing’ which landed at number three on the triple j hottest 100 and ‘Lunchtime’ which also took out 12th position on the coveted poll.

Spacey Jane tour dates

Here Comes Everybody Australian Tour

Friday 5 August | Perth Arena, Perth WA *AA
Friday 12 August | Big Top, Sydney NSW 18+
Saturday 13 August | Big Top, Sydney NSW *AA
Thursday 18 August | Fortitude Music Hall, Brisbane QLD *AA
Friday 19 August | Fortitude Music Hall, Brisbane QLD 18+
Wednesday 24 August | The Forum, Melbourne *AA
Saturday 27 August | The Forum, Melbourne 18+

+ With special guests I Know Leopard and Teenage Dads

Pre-sale – 10am Tuesday 24 May. General on sale – 10am Friday 27 May. Tickets here