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BIG THIEF Freo.Social tour addition


Big Thief
has added a WA date to its May 2020 Australia tour. Catch them at Freo.Social in Perth on Wednesday, May 13, supported by Sydney’s Indigo Sparke.

In 2019 Big Thief released two critically acclaimed albums. Two Hands, “the earth twin” released in October followed on from the May release of U.F.O.F. – “the celestial twin” – a universally beloved album nominated for a GRAMMY in the Best Alternative Music Album category.

While some have looked on in wonderment at this prolific band’s decision to release two substantial releases in the same year, the decision was, as with every decision the band makes, eminently intentional and deeply considered. Two Hands is a partner to U.F.O.F. Singer Adrianne Lenker explains how they differ:

U.F.O.F. is meant to be more focused on the immeasurable, sort of suspended ethereal playing with textures and colours and layering in the production, staring out into the abyss. And Two Hands is more the micro, zooming into the blood and tissue and guts of being a human, the raw, bare, naked bones, not much layering, capturing just our performances in the room, just very dry, no reverbs, just skin and flesh and human, finite, physical. But I think each of them contains parts of the others.”

Two Hands and U.F.O.F. are out now. Big Thief play Freo.Social on Wednesday, May 13, supported by Indigo Sparke. Tickets from moshtix.com.au