Newsflash; Australia’s favourite brother and sister duo are back. It’s been three years since Angus And Julia Stone released their third studio album which comfortably sat in the top 10 charts in Australia, New Zealand, France, Germany and The Netherlands. In the meantime they worked on some side projects before returning to the studio to continue delivering your favourite chilled out vibes. “Snow” is the lead single from their forthcoming fourth studio album which actually has nothing to do with snow. Instead the song looks at a failed relationship where they reminisce about memories, question if they would stay and then try to move on. “Looking at the stars, I have you to myself. Standing here with you and thinking of someone else. Blanket on my back, I’m cold, I’m cold again. Smile in the snow, tryna find something to say”. Beginning with some screechy guitar chords the song sticks to the minimalistic production that their fans have become accustomed to. It’s a very dreamy and chilled out sound that will have you swaying and wish you were laying in the grass (or snow) listening to this song. My favourite thing about this track is their vocal delivery. Their harmonies are impressive as always but their call and response techniques where Julia takes the lead and Angus repeats/responds to her line had me hooked. Because otherwise this song is quite basic but there is just something about their vocals that were quite entrancing.
Sidenote; Only an Australian band would have a moody song called Snow and for the artwork be standing in the blaring sun
Update: Angus And Julia Stone are embarking on a massive national tour this September. Check out the dates below;
Thursday September 21 – The Tivoli, Brisbane
Saturday September 23 – Palais Theatre, Melbourne
Tuesday September 26 – Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Thursday September 28 – Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide
Friday September 29 – Perth Concert Hall, Perth