GIITTV: NEWS: Jen Cloher reveals new video ‘Regional Echo’

Australian artist Jen Cloher releases her self-titled LP on August 11th through Milk! Records and Marathon Artists, playing it fearlessly close to the bone, with raw, unflinching dissections of her life, love, and home of Australia. Her new single, “Regional Echo” paints an endless landscape of breathtaking but stultifying beauty – miles and miles of suburban sprawl in the summertime watch the video here:

I grew up in Adelaide, a town in South Australia with a population of one million. In summer you could feel the heat blowing in from the desert. There was a remote feeling of not quite being a country town but not being large enough to be taken seriously as a busy metropolis either. Life had a strange amnesia. No-one taught you to dream big”.

Jen explains of the video: “Our bass player Bones Sloane was raised in Goulburn, a regional centre nestled between Canberra and Sydney along the Hume Highway. Famous for it’s pastoral industry, most people will know it for the Big Merino, the world’s largest concrete sheep. I asked Bones if we could go home to visit his family and film him. I’ve used small town life as a larger metaphor for small time thinking – there’s something in our national psyche that keeps us small.”

UPCOMING LIVE DATES

AUSTRALIA
Thurs 24th August – Brisbane @ The Foundry (tickets)
Fri 25th August – Sydney @ Oxford Art Factory (tickets)
Sun 3rd September – Fremantle @ Mojo’s Bar (tickets)
Fri 8th September – Melbourne @ Howler (tickets)
Sat 9th September – Adelaide @ Jive Bar (tickets)

UK/EUROPE
Wed 20th September – Hamburg @ Reeperbahn Festival (tickets)
Fri 22nd September – Amsterdam @ Indiestad Festival (tickets)
Sat 23rd September – Paris @ Olympic Cafe (tickets)
Sun 24th September – Ghent @ DOK (tickets)
Mon 25th September – London @ The Lexington (tickets)
Thurs 28th September – Leeds @ Headrow House (tickets)
Fri 29th September – Manchester @ The Eagle Inn (tickets)
Sat 30th September – Margate @ By The Sea Festival (tickets)
Sun 1st October – Cardiff @ SWN Festival (tickets)

USA AND CANADA
Note: Supporting Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile
Wed 11th October – San Diego @ House Of Blues (tickets)
Sat 14th October – LA @ Cathedral (sold out)
Wed 18th October – Oakland @ Fox Theatre (tickets)
Fri 20th October – Portland @ Arlene Schnitzer Hall (tickets)
Sat 21st October – Seattle @ The Moore (tickets)
Wed 25th October – Minneapolis @ Palace Theatre (tickets)
Thurs 26th October – Chicago @ Rockerfeller Chapel (sold out)
Mon 30th October – Detroit @ Royal Oak Music Theatre (tickets)
Tues 31st October – Toronto @ Massey Hall (tickets)
Wed 1st November – New York @ Beacon Theatre (sold out)
Fri 3rd November – Philadelphia @ Tower Theatre (tickets)
Sat 4th November – Boston @ Orpheum (tickets)
Mon 6th November – Jersey City @ Loew’s Jersey Theatre (tickets)
Tues 7th November – Washington D.C. @ The Anthem (tickets)
Thurs 9th November – Nashville @ Ryman Auditorium (tickets)
Fri 10th November – Dallas @ McFarlan Memorial Auditorium (tickets)
Sat 11th November – Austin @ Moody Theatre (sold out)

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