The Church will bring its tour marking the 30th anniversary of Starfish — make that the 31st anniversary now — back to the U.S. this spring for 22 more shows, at which the band will perform the 1988 record that broke the Aussie rockers in the United States. See full dates right here.
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The Church is plotting a return to North America this October with a tour celebrating the 30th anniversary of Starfish, the band’s fifth album — which, in 1988, broke the Aussie rockers in the United States, thanks to radio and MTV hits “Under the Milky Way” and “Reptile.” See full dates here.
The Church’s Steve Kilbey is embarking on a month-long tour of the western U.S. this week with pianist Amanda Kramer, performing at offbeat venues (“I’m coming to some strange, weird, small place near you,” he says) and promising a wide swath of material from across his career. See full dates here.
For this week’s installment of Vintage Video, we present some very rare, very high-quality early concert footage of The Church — 50-plus minutes of the band performing at what’s believed to be Hodern Pavilion in its hometown of Sydney, Australia, in 1982. Watch the full set right here.
London’s Meltdown festival today revealed the first round of acts selected by The Cure’s Robert Smith for this year’s series of concerts, a roster that includes My Bloody Valentine, Nine Inch Nails, The Psychedelic Furs, Kristin Hersh of Throwing Muses, and The Church. Full details right here.
Back in September, The Church stopped by the studios of Seattle’s KEXP radio ahead of its show that night at the Neptune Theater to perform a 25-minute set and interview. The radio station has just posted that footage online, and, as you can see here, the band performs two songs off its new album Man Woman Life Death Infinity.
The Church this week released the music video for “Undersea,” the first single off the band’s just-released 26th studio album, Man Woman Life Death Infinity. The video for the 3-minute single, directed by Eden Mulholland, can be seen in its entirety here.
Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s haul includes releases from The Replacements, The Church, The Blow Monkeys, a-ha and The Selecter.
Australian rock legends The Church are in the midst of a North American tour in support of their forthcoming album Man Woman Life Death Infinity, and we’re thrilled to announce we’ve got 5 pairs of tickets to see the band in Los Angeles to award to lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs readers. Enter here.
With their North American tour now underway, The Church have released the second single off Man Woman Life Death Infinity — the band’s 26th studio album, which is due to be released on Oct. 6. You can stream the new song, titled “Undersea,” in its entirety right here.
Director Mike Brook’s “warts and all” documentary on Steve Kilbey of The Church — based on the frontman’s memoir, and titled “Something Quite Peculiar: The Life & Times of Steve Kilbey” — will premiere next month at the Melbourne International Film Festival in Australia. Watch it here.
Just days after finishing a short run of U.S. concerts, The Church today announced it will release its 26th studio album, titled Man Woman Life Death Infinity, this fall and support the new record with a 29-date North American tour in September and October. See full tour dates right here.
The Church, at work on a follow-up to 2014’s Further/Deeper, have released a new song called “Another Century” ahead of the band’s return to the U.S. later this month for a short run of concerts in the eastern half of the country, including a slot at Milwaukee’s Summerfest. Listen to the full track here.