Bursting onto the scene in 2010, UK four-piece Bastille has become one of the most instantly recognisable and unstoppable pop forces in British music today, with their highly anticipated third album on its way. Bastille will perform two intimate headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne this September – their first Australian dates in four years – with special guest Nicole Millar.
Having conquered airwaves and sold over 10 million albums worldwide, the ‘Of The Night’ outfit – led by frontman Dan Smith, alongside keyboardist Kyle Simmons, bassist/guitarist Will Farquarson and drummer Chris Wood – dominated stages with their heady mix of RnB, EDM, rock and pop. Just last week they dropped epic new single ‘Quarter Past Midnight’ – an escapist anthem, its breakbeats and drum fills loosely inspired by ‘90s dance music, its euphoric hook unmistakably Bastille.
The four-piece’s debut album, 2013’s Bad Blood, landed immediate traction with fans, shifting over a quarter of a million units in their homeland alone thanks to the multi-platinum mega-hit ‘Pompeii’ (463m+ YouTube views) and singles ‘Flaws’ and ‘Laura Palmer’. 2016’s Wild World continued the trend, giving the band a #1 album debut in the UK with tracks such as ‘Good Grief’ and taking them from quintessential alternative popsters to festival favourites in just a few years.
Joining Bastille at their Australian shows will be a burgeoning pop sensation, Nicole Millar. After early collaborations with Cosmo’s Midnight and Golden Features, it was Millar’s contribution to Peking Duk’s 2014 triple-platinum smash ‘High’ that truly launched her into the spotlight. ‘High’ reached #2 in triple j’s Hottest 100, and the Canadian-born, Sydney-raised singer followed this success with two excellent EPs in 2016. Featuring singles ‘Gimme A Break’ and ‘Blindfolded’,
Millar’s debut album Excuse Me will be released on June 1st through EMI. These shows will be the perfect opportunity to catch her edgy pop songs in the flesh!
Don’t delay in grabbing your tickets – with two shows only, Bastille is not to be missed!
With special guest Nicole Millar
Presented by Frontier Touring
FRONTIER MEMBERS PRE-SALE
Runs 24 hours from: Tuesday 29 May (2pm AEST)
or until pre-sale allocation exhausted
GENERAL PUBLIC ON SALE
Begins: Thursday 31 May (10am local time)
Saturday 1 September
Forum Melbourne | Melbourne, VIC
ticketmaster.com.au | Ph: 136 100