Pre-order of Benefits of Solitude. You get 3 tracks now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it's released.
Songs about love, loss, death and the dole make up the bulk of this record, delivered in a dead-pan Queensland drawl that resonates with earnest, honest lyricism - at once both comforting and confronting.
releases February 24, 2017
Dusty McCord-Anastassiou – Vocals, Guitars, Keyboard, Percussion
Josh Watson – Bass Guitar, Violin, Percussion
Matthew Ford – Drums
Skye McNicol – Violin
All songs were recorded live by the band underneath Helena's house, Princess Street, in late 2014.
Acoustic guitar and keyboard then recorded by Dusty at Yummy Snacks;
vocals and percussion recorded by Josh Wilkinson at Burrow Studios;
violin and backing vocals recorded by Dylan Jeffreys at Fleming Road;
saxophone, more violin, percussion and electric guitar recorded by Josh Watson at Bellavista Terrace.
mixed by Josh Watson
mastered by Lawrence English @ 158
Gently roasted in the twilight hours of the Sunshine State.
Thank you to our family and friends, to those who supported our music and/or played in the band.
Special Thanks to Josh Watson, Heidi Cutlack, Bridie McQueenie, Henry Mills, Ash Nixon, Sophie Miscamble, Emily Wade, Bek Moore, Matt Kennedy, Josh Wilkinson and Dylan Jeffreys.
Songs, album art and layout by Dusty McCord-Anastassiou.