Hottest 100 champion Chet Faker unveiled a brand new song yesterday, debuting ‘Bend’ – a song that everyone is claiming as “new”, but really is an unreleased track from his award winning debut album Built On Glass. Either way, it’s a win for us!
Oh, he’s also announced a few Australian tour dates for this October and November. Click on to find out all the details.
GoldLink describes himself as ‘Rick James meets Justin Timberlake (*NSYNC days) with Backstreet Boys and a little D12 and Tupac’. Interesting.
Chet Faker, on the other hand.. well you all should know how I feel about him.
Now, imagine the two in the studio together creating a song from scratch. Hit the link below to see the outcome.
Since I moved to Melbourne, I’ve been to quite a few gigs and events. There’s just something about the vibe and culture of this wondrous city. There’s always something happening.
Last weekend, Chet Faker kicked off his Australian tour with a sold-out show and I was there to enjoy the performance in his hometown.
I love that Chet Faker’s voice is so distinctive and unique that it is recognisable in any situation. I was streaming a UK reality TV show (A guilty pleasure of mine, and no, I will not be revealing the name of it!) and during one of the scenes, Chet’s voice seeped through and it lit me right up – honestly I found myself lost in Chet’s voice, rather than focusing on what was happening on the show haha.
But why am I droning on about Chet Faker, and what has this got to do with anything?
Well, last week, he released some visuals for his new song, 1998. And whilst the clip itself isn’t all that magical as some would think, it’s the song and his voice that I really want you to listen to.
The bearded musician also released a host of dates for his upcoming Australian tour. Yes!
The Roots have announced a couple of headlining shows this week when they head down under at the end of the year!!
BEST. TOUR. ANNOUNCEMENT.
This will be the first time the hip hop/funk/soul crew has toured Australia since 2007, when they played the Blues and Roots Festival.
The Roots are scheduled to perform in Sydney and Melbourne only, so if you’re a fan, get your wallets ready.
Tickets on sale 8 October 2013.