Scene News: Mark Seymour & The Undertow Returning In Spring For Encore Tour By Popular Demand

After sold-out shows around the country last winter, Mark Seymour & The Undertow will return in October & November for a hotly-anticipated encore tour

After sold out shows around the country last winter, Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce Mark Seymour & The Undertow will return to capital cities in October and November for a hotly-anticipated and requested encore tour. Mark and his ‘tight as a fist’ band The Undertow return to the stages of some of this country’s finest theatres for a two-set performance revisiting over three decades of classics filled with emotive storytelling and full production.

‘Another stunning performance by one of our country’s finest singer-songwriters’
– The Music

‘Mark’s vocals are as strong as ever and there is what I can only describe as a down-to-earth honesty in the delivery of his tunes’
– Rock Club 40
The renowned former frontman of seminal Australian band Hunters & Collectors, Mark Seymour is one of our country’s most gifted and respected musicians. Mark has consistently delivered timeless tunes, not only with his band but as a solo artist, winning an ARIA for his second solo album One Eyed Man in 2011.

Spanning over 30 years, Seymour has delivered classics that immediately etched their way into our national consciousness, including ‘Holy Grail’ (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQI5fdVCvlU) , ‘Do You See What I See?’ (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=civzfZ_3uVc) and ‘Say Goodbye’ (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pp6hniAKHw) . Even after leaving Hunters & Collectors and forming The Undertow in 2011, his influence hasn’t waned. 2017’s live album Roll Back The Stone – 1985-2016 (http://smarturl.it/RollBackTheStone) is a powerful testament to that, with STACK Magazine raving that the record ‘showcases a songwriter who’s simply getting better with age’.

Seymour last brought his emotive storytelling to Meredith Music Festival last year:

‘If anyone was still trying to pick themselves up after their [Big Thief’s] show, then Mark Seymour had the medicine. ‘Holy Grail’ may be a song, he told the crowd, about nobody deserving to die – but it makes for a helluva joyous singalong.’
– The Sydney Morning Herald

‘Seymour’s songs of finding redemption, facing prison, and husbands kissing their wives and hoping they survive the day at work, reveal a tough life history. The intensity was quite a contrast to the mood of the glitter wearing, glow-stick waving Saturday night party crowd.’
– Daily Review
The Undertow are Mark Seymour (vocals, guitar), Cameron McKenzie (guitars), Peter Maslen (drums) and John Favaro (bass).

MARK SEYMOUR
AUSTRALIAN TOUR
OCTOBER & NOVEMBER 2018
Presented by Frontier Touring
FRONTIER MEMBERS PRE-SALE
via frontiertouring.com/markseymour
Runs 24 hours from: Wednesday 11 April (2pm AEST)
(or ends earlier if pre-sale allocation exhausted)
GENERAL PUBLIC ON SALE
Begins: Monday 16 April (10am local time)
Saturday 27 October
Astor Theatre | Perth, WA
18+ *
ticketek.com.au (http://frntr.co/MarkSeymourPerth) | Ph: 132 849

Saturday 3 November
The Tivoli | Brisbane, QLD
18+
ticketmaster.com.au (http://frntr.co/MarkSeymourBrisbane) | Ph: 136 100

Saturday 10 November
Athenaeum Theatre | Melbourne, VIC
All Ages Licensed
ticketek.com.au (http://frntr.co/MarkSeymourMelbourne) | Ph: 132 849

Saturday 24 November
Enmore Theatre | Sydney, NSW
All Ages Licensed
ticketek.com.au (http://frntr.co/MarkSeymourSydney) | Ph: 132 849

* U18s must be accompanied by a parent/guardian
http://smarturl.it/RollBackTheStone

Roll Back The Stone 1985-2016
tracklist:
1. Home Free
2. Tears Of Joy
3. Classrooms and Kitchens
4. Throw Your Arms Around Me
5. Sylvia’s In Black
6. The Light On The Hill
7. Everything’s On Fire
8. Tobruk Pin
9. Master Of Spin
10. Ballard of the One Eyed Man
11. Holy Grail
12. What’s A Few Men?
13. Castlemaine
14. When The River Runs Dry
15. Courtroom 32
16. Back In The Hole
17. Luckyland
18. Two Dollar Punter
19. Kosciusko
20. Football Train
21. Say Goodbye
22. Still Hanging ’round
23. Dog
24. Westgate

Roll Back The Stone 1985-2016 Album
Mark Seymour & The Undertow
Out now through Bloodlines
Available for streaming and purchase here (http://smarturl.it/RollBackTheStone)

** MARK SEYMOUR & THE UNDERTOW
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