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PREMIERE: Sydney’s STUMPS Rival Britpop’s Finest With Party-Starting New Tune, ‘Conversation, Conversations’

Written by Emmy Mack on August 21, 2018

Aussie indie rock collides with Britpop in the infectious new single from Sydney Northern Beaches quartet, STUMPS.

Premiering exclusively via Music Feeds below ahead of its official release tomorrow, fresh tune ‘Conversation, Conversations’ marks STUMPS’ first new musical offering since their debut EP Just Another Stay at Home Son hit virtual shelves back in March.

“Our first EP was an auditory reflection of us finding our feet as a band, exploring a range of sounds and discovering what kind of band we wanted to be,” explains bassist Merrick Powell.

“Since then we have really honed in on what we enjoy writing and what we want to be as a band, and ‘Conversation, Conversations’ is the first example of this.”

The driving new ditty was inspired by throw-away conversations overheard in the current dating climate, with the band transforming their observations into a lyrical stab at masculinity, and the often pointless attempt some people make at impressing others.

To celebrate the single release, STUMPS will also be hitting the road with Trophy Eyes, opening up their The American Dream national album tour.

Catch all those dates, and take ‘Conversation, Conversations’ for a spin, below.

Fans of The Strokes, Arctic Monkeys and The Fratellis should vibe.


STUMPS 2018 National Tour Dates

Supporting Trophy Eyes

Tickets on sale now

Thursday, 11th October
The Tivoli, Brisbane
Tickets: Official Website

Friday, 12th October
The Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Tickets: Official Website

Thursday, 18th October
The Gov, Adelaide
Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 20th October
The Forum, Melbourne
Tickets: Official Website

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