Ed Kowalczyk To Play Live’s ‘Throwing Copper’ In Full On 2014 Australian Tour

Ex-frontman of American rock band Live Ed Kowalczyk will tour Australia solo in February 2014, playing the band’s seminal album Throwing Copper in full.

Throwing Copper, the massively successful album which helped Live achieve worldwide success and spawned hit singles I Alone and Lightning Crashes, is celebrating its 20th anniversary next year.

Whilst reflecting on Live’s legacy with a performance of Throwing Copper in its entirety, Kowalczyk will also to play songs from his catalogue of solo material, including tracks from his forthcoming album The Flood And The Mercy, to be released this Friday, 27th September.

On the creation of Throwing Copper, Kowalczyk said:

“I wrote the songs for ‘Throwing Copper’ in a state of mind that was at once empty of any and all expectations, yet full of the potential and possibility that marked the ’90s music scene in America. Being just 22-years-old at the time, I was literally learning to write songs as I went, feeling and fledgling my way into this probability cloud that had formed around bands like Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Smashing Pumpkins.

“The songs on ‘Throwing Copper’ are an amalgam of my early and enduring interest in the spiritual traditions and a desire to put my own lyrical and melodic mark on the age in which I found myself. I had no idea that songs like ‘I Alone’ and ‘Lightning Crashes’ would endure on the radio and in the hearts and minds of my fans for so many years after I wrote them.”

Tickets go on sale 10am next Friday, 4th October via Live Nation. My Live Nation members can access tickets first during the exclusive pre-sale beginning midday this Friday, 27th September. Check out the full tour details below.

Listen: Ed Kowalczyk – Seven

Ed Kowalczyk’s Throwing Copper 20th Anniversary Celebration

Wednesday, 5th February

Metro City, Perth

Friday, 7th February

Her Majesty’s Theatre, Adelaide

Saturday, 8th February

The Forum, Melbourne

Tuesday, 11th February

The Enmore Theatre, Sydney

Wednesday, 12th February

The Tivoli, Brisbane

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