Image for Meg Mac Announces Debut Album Release Date, Chucks In A Tour For Good MeasureMeg Mac perform at at the Enmore Theatre, Sydney 2015 / Photo By Joelle Miller

Meg Mac Announces Debut Album Release Date, Chucks In A Tour For Good Measure

Written by Emmy Mack on April 26, 2017

The Mac Attack is back, Jack! Meg Mac has unveiled the official release date for her long-awaited debut album, Low Blows.

It’s due to reach our eardrums on Friday, 14th July and to toast the big milestone, she’s also teed up a bunch of tour dates to boot.

Ms Mac will be playing a pair of dates in Sydney and Melbourne this September, following up her previously announced gig at Splendour In The Grass.

“I played a lot of piano on the album,” she tells triple J of the new disc. “Overall I wanted it to really feel like I was just singing in the room to you. So a lot of the vocal performances are live and unedited, it is hard to leave mistakes on a record but I think it was important to do that.”

The LP was tracked in Fort Worth, Texas before heading to New York City for mixing, before two final songs were added to the sessions in Melbourne, recorded with members of The Panics with drummer Myles Wootton producing.

“I had one more song I wanted to put on the album and I had this whole new idea for a song I’d previously recorded in the Fort Worth. The very last thing I did on the album was the vocal on ‘Brooklyn Apartment’ in Myles’ bedroom in Fitzroy,” Mac says.

Today’s big announcement comes hot on the heels of the release of the disc’s title track ‘Low Blows’, which you can reacquaint yourself with below alongside the official album artwork, tracklist and tour dates.

UPDATE 10/05/17: Meg Mac has added a new Melbourne show to her album tour after the first one sold out. Details below.

UPDATE: Meg Mac has now announced a full-blown Australian tour to go along with her previously announced Sydney and Melbourne shows. Details below.

Meg Mac 2017 National ‘Low Blows’ Tour

Wednesday, 6th September
Karova Lounge, Ballarat
Tickets: Official Website

Thursday, 7th September
Wool Exchange, Geelong
Tickets: Official Website

Friday, 8th September — SOLD OUT
The Forum, Melbourne
Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 9th September
The Forum, Melbourne
Tickets: Official Website

Sunday, 10th September
The Capital, Bendigo
Tickets: Official Website

Thursday, 14th September
HQ, Adelaide
Tickets: Official Website

Friday, 15th September
Club 54, Launceston
Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 16th September
The Waratah, Hobart
Tickets: Official Website

Wednesday, 20th September
Entrance Leagues, Central Coast
Tickets: Official Website

Thursday, 21st September
Uni Bar, Wollongong
Tickets: Official Website

Friday, 22nd September — SOLD OUT
The Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 23rd September
Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle
Tickets: Official Website

Thursday, 28th September
Coffs Ex Services, Coffs Harbour
Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 30th September
Blank Space, Toowoomba
Tickets: Official Website

Friday, 6th October
Rosemount Hotel, Perth
Tickets: Official Website

Thursday, 12th October
Miami Marketta, Miami
Tickets: Official Website

Friday, 13th October
The Tivoli, Brisbane
Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 14th October
Tanks Art Centre, Cairns
Tickets: Official Website

Also performing at Splendour In The Grass 2017

meg mac artwork

‘Low Blows’ Tracklisting

01. Grace Gold
02. Low Blows
03. Kindness
04. Cages
05. I Didn’t Wanna Get So Low But I Had To
06. Ride It
07. Maybe It’s My First Time
08. Shiny Bright
09. Brooklyn Apartment
10. Morning

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