1927 & PSEUDO ECHO
SP Touring presents
Two of Australia’s most iconic bands are teaming up for a full national tour celebrating their place in Aussie music history!
No Australian music fan can ignore or deny the impact of these two bands on our music psyche. Between them they share a catalogue of songs that are still heard on Australian radio and have accumulated awards and accolades along the way.
1927 formed in 1987 and went on dominate charts with songs such as That’s When I Think Of You, If I Could, Compulsory Hero and Tell Me A Story – all of which were on the multi-platinum selling debut album ISH.
ISH went on to become the highest selling debut release by an Australian artist and won two ARIA Awards – Best Breakthrough Artist – Album and Best Breakthrough Artist – single for That’s When I Think of You. The video for Compulsory Hero took the Aria for Best Video at the 1990 awards. They continued to release music into the early 1990s before disbanding in 1993.
PSUEDO ECHO were one of the biggest Aussie bands of the 1980s and influenced a generation of Australian musicians with their synthesised rhythms and dance beats. Their debut album AUTUMNAL PARK (released in 1984) featured hit singles Listening and A Beat For You, followed in 1985 with LOVE AN ADVENTURE and the singles Don’t Go, Love An Adventure, Living in a Dream and the massive #1 single FUNKY TOWN. Funky Town was also an international success – peaking at #6 on the US Billboard Singles chat and #8 on the UK Singles chart.
This year PSEUDO ECHO celebrate the 30th anniversary of Funky Town, which held the No. 1 spot in Australia for a record 12 weeks! The band will perform a set packed with all these hit single and many more.
The Gov | Fri 05 May
Tickets: $55 + booking fee
Doors open 7.30pm