The Love Junkies have released the single Johnny Horner off their new EP Cough and Splutter which is set to be released on June 30 digitally and June 7 physically. Catch them launching it live on Friday, June 30 at Badlands Bar and Thursday, July 13 at the Hidden Treasures festival in Fremantle.
Recorded and produced by the band’s singer/guitarist Mitch McDonald when Dave Parkin from Blackbird Studios kindly gave Mitch the keys to the joint for a few Sundays and Mondays in January, Cough and Splutter is the first of two EPs the band plan to release this year, culminating in a vinyl release in October. Each track contains the band’s trademark blend of grunge, pop, garage and punk alongside the Mitch McDonald’s raw, honest and humorous lyrics.
The Love Junkies have been touring Australia and performed at SXSW, Canadian Music Week, Music Matters in Singapore, and played shows in Hanoi and the USA. Since the start of 2017 they have been working on new material and have started playing live shows again, including City Limits Festival at Badlands, as the support for Spiderbait at their Metro City Perth show and headlining one of the stages at RTRFM’s In The Pines Festival.
Johnny Horner is out now. New EP Cough and Splutter is out June 30 digitally and June 7 physically. The Love Junkies play Badlands Bar on Friday, June 30 and Hidden Treasures festival in Fremantle on Thursday, July 13.