News

04.01.2010

Broken Strings CD & DVD

So the ‘Broken Strings’ CD and DVD are both in production and set to be available in stores on Friday 5th February 2010.

Those of you whom purchased at the shows and from the bands website will receive the album a few days earlier.

The track listing for the CD features every song from the tour (list below) which was more that we could fit on one CD. The ‘Broken Strings’ live album will be released as a double CD – and the first pressing will be in a limited edition, schmick looking digipak – only available while stock lasts.

HEAD TO THE ‘STORE’ LINK ABOVE TO PRE-PURCHASE THE CD AND DVD

BROKEN STRINGS CD TRACK-LISTING;

Disk 1

Overture

Armour For Liars

Like Rain

Russian Roulette

Black Sheets

Rose

Wild Eyed Boy

The Bakers Son

Disk 2

Heard It Through The Grapevine

Head In My Hands

Train Wrecks

Violet

Rest Here My Brother

Off Kilter

Wayside

Broken Bones

Medicine

Silhouettic

The DVD features footage of all songs listed above (excluding Heard it Through the Grapevine) as well as interviews with the band members and string composer/arranger Anthony Cormican.

Approx running time: 92 minutes

16.11.2009

Broken Strings tour comes to an end.

After sold out shows in Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne, the Broken Strings tour has come to an end.

A huge thanks goes out to the Anthony Cormican for his brilliant strings compositions, the ‘Birds Strings’ players (Matt, Rebecca, Ben and Cerys), to all of the bands crew and production staff, but especially to the fans, who helped make the tour such a memorable experience.

It doesn’t end here though. Already the wheels are in motion to begin editing, mixing and mastering for the live CD and DVD release.

We’re hoping to get these out by the first week of February (hopefully a little earlier to those who pre-ordered at the show).

If you would like more information on how to pre-purchase the album, please enter your details into the form on the right and we’ll be in touch to let you know more.

Again, thanks to all of you for coming to the show and supporting Birds on their most ambitious, challenging and rewarding expedition thus far.

29.10.2009

Official Birds Of Tokyo UK album launch party for Universes

Taking place at the O2 Islington Academy on Sunday November 1st, 3pm-7pm – it will also be the official Birds Of Tokyo UK album launch party for Universes.

As well as enjoying a Sunday arvo drink to the tune of your favourite homegrown songs, it’s a great chance to meet new people, have a laugh and win some great prizes.

Aussie comedian Pete Jonas from Comedy Carnival will MC proceedings, and the guys from Bogan Bingo will host the Trans-Tasman Air Guitar comp, plus loads more.

There’ll be drink specials, prizes and surprises plus heaps of Birds Of Tokyo give-aways and more than a few Birds Of Tokyo tunes played extra loud … an absolute must for Birds Of Tokyo fans!

The first 50 people through the door get a FREE Universes CD

Click here for full event details or see the Homegrown event page on www.facebook.com/australiantimes. Confirm your attendance there to invite friends and post your favourite YouTube homegrown music clips to be played on the day.

3pm-7pm, Sunday November 1st @ O2 Academy Islington. Tickets are just £5 on the door until sold out. Buy in advance now from www.o2academyislington.com

FREE entry for Birds Of Tokyo fans!

To celebrate the launch of Universes in the UK, Australian Times is inviting all die hard Birds Of Tokyo fans in the UK along for FREE. To be on their FREE guest list, email your name to bryce@blueskygroup.co.uk with the word ‘Universes’ in the subject by 6pm this Thursday.

Get down and support the BOT assault on the UK