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The Medics Launch EP and Announce East Coast Tour

Written by Daniel Clarke on February 5, 2010

After quickly garnering the reputation as one of the most exciting new bands to emerge from Queensland’s ever-growing pool of the freakishly talented, The Medics are proud to announce the release of their second EP This Boat We Call Love and will celebrate with a series of East Coast launch shows with Melbourne’s Blackchords.

Released through Brisbane label Starving Kids, This Boat We Call Love was produced by Mark Myers from The Middle East and features five performances that walk the spectrum of rock – from the delicate and ambient to the jagged and intense.

Joining The Medics on the bulk of shows for their East Coast tour will be Melbourne’s Blackchords. After releasing their debut self-titled album in 2009 to many a glowing review, the band are now back in the country after a string of successful dates in the UK and France in the later part of the year. Wasting no time in jumping back into the spotlight to show off their gentle, swooning brand of rock, they’ll be joining The Medics on their New South Wales and Victorian dates.

WITH BLACKCHORDS (* The Medics only)

Wednesday 24th February
Explode! – Fuse Festival, Adelaide SA *

Thursday 25th February
L!ve on Light about IGNITION – Fuse Festival, Adelaide SA *

Friday 26th February
The National Hotel, Geelong VIC
Tickets: or

Saturday 27th February
Ruby’s Lounge, Belgrave VIC

Sunday 28th February
Brunswick Festival, Melbourne VIC *
Imaroo Stage – 2:10pm

Sunday 28th February
Evelyn Hotel, Melbourne VIC
Tickets: or

Thursday 4th March
Troubadour, Brisbane QLD *
Tickets: or

Friday 5th March
Oxford Tavern, Wollongong NSW
Tickets: $5 (door only)

Saturday 6th March
Northern Star, Newcastle NSW
Tickets: or

Sunday 7th March
Live At The Wall, Sydney NSW

This Boat We Call Love EP out now through Starving Kids/MGM Distribution. For more info, check out their myspace page.

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