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Sugar Army Announce Australian Tour

Written by Toby Smith on August 18, 2009

Sydney, get ready.

Perth super troopers Sugar Army are marching on your town soon armed with irresistibly sweet tunes from their debut album The Parallels Amongst Ourselves.

Resistance is futile.

See Sugar Army rip indie rock a new arsehole when they ravage the stage in Sydney at the Annandale Hotel on Saturday 5th September with support from Here Come The Birds and new line-up addition, The Vignettes, on the frontline.

Featuring the staggering singles and triple j favourites ‘Acute’ and newbie ‘Tongues In Cheeks’, The Parallels Amongst Ourselves debuted at #2 on the AIR Indie Album Charts, and #87 nationally and #39 in WA on the ARIA Album Charts. It also earned love as Album of the Week on RTR FM and SYN FM.

The jaw-dropping (more accurately jaw-breaking) video for Tongues In Cheeks sees drummer and visionary James Sher make his directing debut. It’s three minutes and forty one seconds of intense twists and turns, face rape and food torture that resulted in a camera assistant bursting into tears onset. Curious to see this warped bit of genius? Watch the Tongues In Cheeks clip at:

It is still early days yet but Sugar Army have already developed a reputation for their spine-tingling live shows, as proven by the sell-out launch in Perth, and an invitation to play HomeBake 2009 – 15th Anniversary, the music festival that features the finest of local Australian artists. See Sugar Army obliterate the stage in Sydney!

Tickets available from and outlets listed below

Friday 28 August
Jive w/ Fire! Santa Rosa, Fire! + Quiet Child
Tickets available from, phone sales 1300 438 849 & all Moshtix outlets

Saturday 29 August
Northcote Social Club w/ Foxx On Fire + Bone
Tickets available from the NSC box office at 301 High St, Northcote (Mon-Sat 2pm-6pm),
Phone 9486 1677, online at

Wednesday 2 September
Great Northern Hotel w/ Buick Six
Free entry

Thursday 3 September
Sound Lounge w/ Buick Six
Tickets available from

Friday 4 September
The Troubadour w/ Comic Sans + Buick Six
Tickets available from phone 1300 762 545 and all Oztix outlets

Saturday 5 September
Annandale Hotel w/ Here Come The Birds + The Vignettes
Tickets available from or phone (03) 9550 1078

Saturday 26 September
Hyden w/ Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks (USA), Jamie T (UK) and many more
Tickets available from


Thursday 1 October
Prince Of Wales
Tickets available from and the venue

Saturday 3 October
Tickets available from Mills, Planet, Star Perth, and

Saturday 5 December
The Domain
w/ Powderfinger, Jet, Hilltop Hoods, Eskimo Joe, Sia, Daniel Merriweather,
Midnight Juggernauts, Sarah Blasko, Tim Finn, Underground Lovers, Phrase,
Bumblebeez, Eddy Current Suppression Ring and many more…

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