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A Cheat Sheet To The Falls Festival 2019/2020 Lineup

Written by Jackson Langford on August 29, 2019

Summer and the festival season are creeping up fast, and across the country, punters are sprawling to decide which event they want to attend. Of course, one of the biggest festivals over the summer is Falls Festival, and they’ve once again delivered a lineup of colossal proportions.

It’s a lineup packed to the rafters with rock, pop and dance music, and looking at it all it might be easy to feel overwhelmed and spoiled for choice. Luckily, we vouch for you. We’ve given you the ultimate, quick-read break down of the Falls lineup that tells you all you need to know so when set times drop, you’ll be completely prepared.

And, once you’re schooled up, head to Falls’ official website here to grab tix – they’re going to be snapped up quick.

Halsey

The 411: Alt-pop rebel that has taken the world by storm
Latest album/EP: hopeless fountain kingdom (2017)
Guaranteed dance floor banger: ‘Closer’
Total tearjerker: ‘Ghost’
Best song to make out to: ‘Colors’

Vampire Weekend

The 411: New York indie legends who are behind the first alphabetical song in your music library.
Latest album/EP: Father Of The Bride (2019)
Guaranteed dance floor banger: ‘Walcott’
Total tearjerker: ‘Hannah Hunt’
Best song to make out to: ‘Hold You Now’

 

Disclosure

The 411: The house music duo that soundtracked your 2013.
Latest album/EP: Moonlight EP (2018)
Guaranteed dance floor banger: ‘When A Fire Starts To Burn’
Total tearjerker: ‘Omen’
Best song to make out to: ‘Magnets’

Peking Duk

The 411: Australia’s chart-topping EDM larrikins.
Latest album/EP: Reprisal (2018)
Guaranteed dance floor banger: All of ‘em.
Total tearjerker: None of ‘em.
Best song to make out to: ‘Stranger’

Of Monsters & Men

The 411: Icelandic indie-pop sweethearts that sound like Narnia personified.
Latest album/EP: Fever Dream (2019)
Guaranteed dance floor banger: ‘Little Talks’
Total tearjerker: ‘Dirty Paws’
Best song to make out to: ‘Mountain Sound’

 

PNAU

The 411: The electronic juggernauts who have been on repeat for over a decade.
Latest album/EP: Changa (2017)
Guaranteed dance floor banger: All of ‘em.
Total tearjerker: ‘Die With US’
Best song to make out to: ‘Embrace’

 

Lewis Capaldi

The 411: The loveable Scottish dag with a voice of gold.
Latest album/EP: Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent (2019)
Guaranteed dance floor banger: ‘Grace’
Total tearjerker: ‘Someone You Loved’
Best song to make out to: ‘Hold Me While You Wait’

 

Milky Chance

The 411: That German band behind that song you couldn’t escape in 2014.
Latest album/EP: Blossom (2017)
Guaranteed dance floor banger: ‘Cocoon’
Total tearjerker: ‘Daydreaming’
Best song to make out to: ‘Stolen Dance’

John Farnham

The 411: No description needed.
Latest album/EP: Friends For Christmas (2016)
Guaranteed dance floor banger: ‘You’re The Voice’
Total sad banger: ‘Please Don’t Ask Me’
Best song to make out to: ‘Love To Shine’

Banks

The 411: A dark, sultry pop goddess.
Latest album/EP: III (2019)
Guaranteed dance floor banger: ‘Gemini Feed’
Total tearjerker: ‘Brain’
Best song to make out to: ‘Fuck Em Only We Know’

Dope Lemon

The 411: If Angus Stone had a baby with…Angus Stone.
Latest album/EP: Smooth Big Cat (2019)
Guaranteed dance floor banger: ‘Marinade’
Total tearjerker: ‘Lovers Left To Die’
Best song to make out to: ‘Hey You’

Vera Blue

The 411: Fiery hair and an ever fierier voice.
Latest album/EP: Perennial (2017)
Guaranteed dance floor banger: ‘Regular Touch’
Total tearjerker: ‘Settle’
Best song to make out to: ‘Mended’

 

YUNGBLUD

The 411: Who said punk was dead?
Latest album/EP: 21st Century Liability (2018)
Guaranteed dance floor banger: ‘I Love You, Will You Marry Me?’
Total tearjerker: ‘Polygraph Eyes’
Best song to make out to: The inevitable Halsey-assisted onstage cover of ‘I Will Follow You Into The Dark’

 

G Flip

The 411: Snapback and Jeromo in tow, the drumming sensation that defined 2018.
Latest album/EP: About Us (2019)
Guaranteed dance floor banger: ‘Killing My Time’
Total tearjerker: ‘Bring Me Home’
Best song to make out to: ‘About You’

Thelma Plum

The 411: Australia’s sweetheart with an even sweeter voice.
Latest album/EP: Better In Blak (2019)
Guaranteed dance floor banger: ‘Not Angry Anymore’
Total tearjerker: ‘Young In Love’
Best song to make out to: ‘Clumsy Love’

Crooked Colours

The 411: The electronic trio that have pioneered their own form of dance music.
Latest album/EP: Langata (2019)
Guaranteed dance floor banger: ‘Hold On’
Total tearjerker: ‘Mirror Ball’
Best song to make out to: ‘Never Dance Alone’

Parcels

The 411: The Daft Punk-backed band from Byron.
Latest album/EP: Parcels (2018)
Guaranteed dance floor banger: ‘Tieduprightnow’
Total tearjerker: ‘Yourfault’
Best song to make out to: ‘Lightenup’

#1 Dads

The 411: Just one of Tom Iansek’s many brainchildren.
Latest album/EP: About Face (2014)
Guaranteed dance floor banger: ‘Camberwell’
Total tearjerker: Their LAV of FKA Twigs’ ‘Two Weeks’
Best song to make out to: ‘So Soldier’

WAAX

The 411: Brazen, fiery rock made for screaming your heart out.
Latest album/EP: Big Grief (2019)
Guaranteed dance floor banger: ‘Same Same’
Total tearjerker: ‘FU’
Best song to make out to: ‘Labrador’

Baker Boy

The 411: The people’s champion.
Latest album/EP: In Control (2019)
Guaranteed dance floor banger: ‘Marryuna’
Total tearjerker: None of ‘em.
Best song to make out to: All of ‘em.

BONUS ROUND:

Best set to make friends with a stranger: Lewis Capaldi

Best set to Facetime your Dad at: John Farnham

Best set to roll down the Amphitheatre hill to: YUNGBLUD

Best set to send a scathing, drunk text to your ex to: Banks

Best set to kiss in: #1 Dads

Best set to ditch your food and run to get a good spot in the crowd: Peking Duk

Best set to make sure you respect everyone’s space around you: All of ‘em.

Now, go forth and conquer Falls. The festival takes place in Lorne (Victoria), Marion Bay (Tasmania), Byron Bay (New South Wales) and Fremantle (Western Australia) between December 2019 and January 2020, and you can catch all the dates and details here.

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