New music and tour news from Australian Eurovision artists - Electric Fields, Mitch Tambo and more
Today we go through all the latest music releases, videos, show and tour news from the following Australian Eurovision and ‘Eurovision - Australia Decides’ artists over the last month.
New Music and Videos:
Guy Sebastian - ‘Only Thing Missing (Official Video)'
Released: 7 April 2021
Guy Sebastian finally released his much anticipated official music video for his sixth single, ‘Only Thing Missing’, from his latest album ‘T.R.U.T.H.’. This bubbly little dance number was written in the thick of lockdown, at a Zoom song writing camp. These Zoom writing camps were new ways the music industry adapted during the Covid restrictions and lockdowns. Guy Sebastian has also collaborated with the Australian boyband Human Nature in a song called 'Broken Human'. The song is expected to be released from the bands upcoming EP 'Good Good Life'.
Jaguar Jonze - 'TESSELLATIONS'
Released: 16 April 2021
Jaguar Jonze has had a big month! Not only did Jaguar Jonze release a new EP 'ANTIHERO' but also a new single to celebrate the release of the EP with the song 'TESSELLATIONS' along with a music video. Check out more about the song release and EP here, including how to buy physical limited pressing versions for 'ANTIHERO' on vinyl and CD.
Recently Jaguar Jonze won the Folk / Singer Songwriter Award at the Queensland Music Awards! Check out more about her win here.
Didirri - 'Wake Me Up When September Ends (Like A Version Triple J)'
Released: 16 April 2021
Didirri has released his cover of Green Day's 'Wake Me Up When September Ends' on Triple J's Like A Version. recorded at the ABC Studios in Melbourne. Like A Version is a segment on Australian radio station Triple J. Every week a musician or band comes into the studio to play one of their own songs and cover a song they love. Since 2004, many artists have participated, including Childish Gambino, Lorde, CHVRCHES, Tame Impala, Tash Sultana, HAIM, Gang of Youths, Halsey, DMA'S, Aurora and Arctic Monkeys.
Dami Im - ‘Lonely Cactus (Piano Version)'
Released: 30 April 2021
Back in February, Dami Im released her latest single ‘Lonely Cactus’ just in time for her solo tour 'Piano, Songs & Stories’ which has now wrapped up. 'Lonely Cactus' has seen some amazing from Australia's Eurovision 2016 runner up. Last month Dami released an alternate video, a lyric video and even performed the song on ABC’s ‘Q+A'.
More recently Dami revealed her top 10 favourite Eurovision 2021 songs with Aussievision's Dale. You can check out their amazing conversation here.
Montaigne - 'Technicolour (Official Music Video)'
Released: 5 May 2021
The much-anticipated music video for Australia’s 2021 Eurovision entry ‘Technicolour’ was released over the week. The video was produced by Eight Production Company and directed by Courtney Brookes. You can read about Montaigne's Eurovision music video here.
Tseba feat. Electric Fields - 'Must Be Love'
Released: 7 May 2021
The runner ups of 'Eurovision - Australia Decides 2019' Electric Fields are back with a new song, 'Must Be Love' in collaboration with Tseba. The new track is currently on rotation on Triple J. It is the first official song release from Tseba.
Mitch Tambo - Dreamtime Princess
Released: 7 May 2021
'Eurovision - Australia Decides 2020' artist Mitch Tambo has release a brand new single 'Dreamtime Princess'. Mitch finished up in 5th place at Australia Decides with his song 'Together'. 'Dreamtime Princess' has already reached No. 1 on the Apple Music World chart.
Sheppard - M.I.A End Of The World Remix
Released: 7 May 2021
Sheppard have released a fun remix of their 13th single release from their latest album ‘Kaleidoscope Eyes’ along with End Of The World band from Japan.
Television and Podcasts:
Casey Donovan - 'How To Stay Married' Season 3, Channel 10
'Eurovision - Australia Decides 2020' televote winner, Casey Donovan, is trying something new, starring in the Channel 10 TV series 'How To Stay Married' playing the character of a perfect parent Luna Keys. Season 3 started on May 4 and is on Channel 10 on Tuesday nights or the on demand on the 10play app/website.
Ella Hooper - Front & Centre with Ella Hooper Podcast
Ella Hooper from 'Eurovision - Australia Decides 2019' and the front woman to the Australian band Killing Heidi has joined Southern Cross Austereo to present 'Front & Centre', a new music podcast on the broadcaster’s LiSTNR app. She will also host workdays on SCA’s Triple M 90s digital radio station. 'Front & Centre' will spotlight the biggest names in music and exclusive interviews with Lorde, Benee, Green Day, The Living End, The Killers and Imagine Dragons already locked in.
You can find the podcast on the LiSTNR app here.
Tours and Shows:
Ella Hooper - The Bird's Basement
May 29 2021, Birds Basement, Melbourne VIC
Ella will also be performing at the Birds Basement on May 29 in an Early show at 7.30pm and a Late show at 9.45pm. She will be performing different material in the two shows. You can book tickets here.
Vanessa Amorosi - 'The Other Side Tour'
June 2021 Victoria and Western Australia
‘Eurovision - Australia Decides 2020’ artist Vanessa Amorosi recently released a new EP, ‘VOL 1’ which features six tracks of soul and gospel music. The EP also features a duet with the American Gospel singer Anthony Evans called ‘God Didn’t Make Us All The Same’. You can check out more about the release here. To promote the release Vanessa is going to tour across Australia in 'The Other Side Tour'.
The dates and venues are as follows:
June 6 2021 - Live At The Bundy, VIC - Early Show SOLD OUT
June 6 2021 - Live At The Bundy, VIC - Late Show SOLD OUT
June 11 2021 - Shoppingtown Hotel, Doncaster, VIC
June 12 2021 - MEMO Music Hall,VIC - Early Show
June 12 2021 - MEMO Music Hall, VIC - Late Show
June 17 2021 - Astor Theatre, WA
For more details and to book tickets visit Vanessa's website here.
Tania Doko - 'Hear Me Roar - Unplugged' Adelaide Cabaret Festival June 25 & 26, 2021
Tania Doko from 'Australia Decide 2019 on her way to Adelaide for 'Hear Me Roar - unplugged'! The show celebrates the music of legendary women in music. Tania will be joined by Emma Pask and Prinnie Stevens at the iconic Adelaide Cabaret Festival. Hopefully you can bask in all the awesome-ness of some of the world’s finest legendary female storytellers! For more information and tickets click here.
Kate Miller-Heidke - 'Music for Stargazing'
June 29 & 30 2021, Charleville QLD
Australia's Eurovision 2019 representative, Kate Miller-Heidke, will be performing at Queensland's Music Trails 'Music for Stargazing' in Charleville, Queensland in June 2021. You're encouraged to bring along a chair or picnic blanket where you get to stare at the night sky while stargazing Milky Way while listening to world class music. The show is inspired by dreamtime stories of the Bidjara people, the first nations people of the area. Kate will be joined by William Barton as well as many more soloists. Get more information or make booking here.
Kate has been exceptional busy she even wrote a new song for a new Australia Red Cross ad pro-bono called 'Where to Start' .
Upcoming future releases and tours from Australian Eurovision artists:
Mark Vincent - 'A Tribute To Mario Lanza Tour' - February - September 2021 - Australia
Killing Heidi (Ella Hooper) ‘Red Hot Summer Tour’ - May, 2021 - Cairns. QLD Tania Doko - 'Seven Wonders – The Music of Fleetwood Mac Orchestrated' - 11 June 2021, Palais Theatre, St.Kilda, Victoria
Bachelor Girl - SUNSET SOUNDS - 13 June 2021, Carins Showgrounds, Queensland
Jack Vidgen - ‘DON’T YOU F*#KN START ME’ - 16 July 2021, 6.00pm AEST, The Oxford Art Factory, Sydney
Guy Sebastian ‘T.R.U.T.H. Australian Tour 2021’ November 4 - December 1 2021
Killing Heidi (Ella Hooper) - 'Scene & Heard' - November 7 2021 - Newcastle, NSW
Killing Heidi (Ella Hooper) ‘Red Hot Summer Tour’ - March, 2022 - Australia
Dami Im - New album - expected 2021
Ella Hooper - New album - expected 2021
Check out new music releases and tour announcements from last month here.
And access our Spotify playlist of all new music over the last six months below: