May nothing keep The Wombats away from these shores. The Liverpudlian trio will return to their home away from home for a national tour in June 2022.
The Wombats were last in Australia in 2018, first for Splendour in the Grass and a few select headline shows and then later in the year for a run of wineries, theatres and a pop-up show at Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory.
The twin visits followed the band’s fourth album, Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life, which came out in February 2018. The album debuted at #5 in the ARIA charts, making it The Wombats’ third successive top ten debut in Australia.
The 2022 visit will include shows in all Australian capital cities except Darwin. The band have also confirmed that their fifth album, Fix Yourself, Not the World, will come out on Friday, 7th January 2022. The first taste of the record, ‘Method To The Madness’, landed in May. You can listen to the brand new single, ‘If You Ever Leave, I’m Coming With You’, below.
The upcoming album – the band’s fifth – was made with producers Jacknife Lee (U2, The Killers), Gabe Simon (Dua Lipa, Lana Del Rey), Paul Meaney (Twenty One Pilots, Nothing But Thieves), Mark Crew (Bastille, Rag‘n’Bone Man) and Mike Crossey (The 1975, The War on Drugs, Yungblud).
The Wombats Aus Tour 2022
Sunday, 5th June (Public Holiday Eve) | HBF Stadium, Perth
Tuesday, 7th June | City Hall, Hobart
Thursday, 9th June | Entertainment Centre Theatre, Adelaide
Friday, 10th June | John Cain Arena, Melbourne
Saturday, 11th June | Hordern Pavilion, Sydney
Wednesday, 15th June | UC Refectory, Canberra
Friday, 17th June | Riverstage, Brisbane
Pre-order Fix Yourself, Not The World to gain early access to presale from 9am local Friday, 20th August. Secret Sounds presale available from 4pm local Friday, 20th August – sign up here. General on-sale starts 9am local Monday, 23rd August via secretsounds.com.