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Catherine Traicos and The Starry Night new album and tour

Written by Kate Wolf on June 27, 2011

Catherine Traicos and her new band, The Starry Night have a new offering of alt-country, blues, roots and folk with the album Gloriosa.

To bring this new project to light Catherine Traicos has worked with guitarist Darren Nuttall and drummer Tim Day (both Tucker B’s) and bassist Kasper Kiely (Sketching Cato) with 5-time ARIA award winning producer Paul McKercher all on board.

The songs on Gloriosa focus on specifics but touch on big themes: love, life, death and place all feature in Traicos’ organic yet particular lyrical construction. The moods of the album switch deftly, from darkly desolate to playful, tender and melodic, a little like the songstress herself. On the subject of this album Traicos says “A wise friend once told me that ‘out of all the mud, chaos and destruction you can always create something beautiful.’ I hope you enjoy the songs we made.”

Gloriosa is out on July 8th through An Ocean Awaits Records and she’ll be touring around the country from July 16th.

GLORIOSA’ TOUR DATES

Saturday July 16, The Evelyn Melbourne with The Holy Sea Buy Tickets

Saturday July 23, The Phoenix Bar Canberra with Haunted Attics and James Fahy

Sunday July 24, Sunday Sessions @Vinyl (Hi-Fi) QLD

Friday July 29, Heritage Hotel, Bulli

Saturday July 30, Hermann’s Bar, Sydney with Ruby For Lucy

Thursday August 4, The Rails, Byron Bay

Friday August 5, The Lodge, Bellingen

Saturday August 6, Grand Junction Hotel, Maitland with The Dennis Boys & Dave Wells

Wednesday August 10, Malt Market Bar, Dunsborough with Billie Rogers

Friday August 12, Settlers Tavern, Margaret River with The Ghost Hotel and Billie Rogers

Saturday August 13, The Bakery, Northbridge with The Kill Devil Hills

Sunday August 14, The Bird, Northbridge with The Ghost Hotel

Saturday August 20, The Wheatsheaf, Thebarton with The Fridays

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