Brisbane pop quarter Montpelier are releasing their second single form a work-in-progress full-length. China Shop has melancholic vocals, muffled drums and good harmonizing. With various crescendos riding on top of the dry keyboard sound it's a song for late night listening, preferably when it's raining cats and dogs outside.
Dave Butler: vocals, guitar
Greg Chiapello: vocals, bass
Andrew Stone: keyboards
John Pickering: drums
China Shop can be downloaded for free from the band's website.Live dates:
- 09/02 The Zoo (w/ Timothy Carroll, Founds, Kate Martin), Brisbane (single launch show)
- 09/17 FBI Social (w/ The Joe Kings), Sydney
- 09/29 Northcote Social Club (w/ The Joe Kings), Melbourne Vic
- 10/06 The Old Museum (w/ Dead Letter Chorus, The Trouble With Templeton), Brisbane
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