Today, acclaimed duo Angus & Julia Stone have announced details of their forthcoming sixth studio album Cape Forestier, due for release via Play It Again Sam on 10th May. The album is available to pre-order/save HERE. Alongside details of the new record, they’ve also shared the first taste of new music with the stunning new single ‘The Wedding Song’, accompanied by a poignantly beautiful official music video, a heartfelt montage of footage from their fans’ weddings. ‘The Wedding Song’ is out now.
Alongside the album news, Angus & Julia have also announced details of their forthcoming 2024 World Tour, featuring two dates in the UK, including a show at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall on 28th May. Tickets will go on sale on February 9th and will be available HERE. For more information please visit www.angusandjuliastone.com. Please see the full list of tour dates below.
Forthcoming new album Cape Forestier plays like a storybook from the hearts and minds of Angus & Julia Stone, with each song revealing itself as a different page. Reminiscent of their earlier records, the songs move from love stories like ‘My Little Anchor’ or the soaring ‘Somehow,’ a burning tale of unrequited love, to the likes of ‘Down to The Sea’ that explore a unique view of society and what goes on around us. Together, the tracks on Cape Forestier are strikingly poignant and textured recordings that immediately draw listeners into the simple and endearing vision of Angus and Julia Stone’s world.
Discussing their new single, they say: “‘The Wedding Song’ was originally written for a friend’s wedding years ago. Since then, we’ve been honoured to play it at several friends’ and family’s weddings, including our mums, and we received so many requests from fans for a proper recording to use on their special day, so we decided to make that happen.”
“We chose it as the first single from our upcoming record because it’s all about love. The song is a celebration of love and human connection. In a world that can feel disconnected and frightening, we want to share something that reflects the beauty of how humans choose to treat each other, love each other, and make promises to build something beautiful together.”
Describing the making of the video, they say: “We had hundreds of videos capturing incredibly loving moments in people’s lives from all over the world. It reinforces the idea that, ultimately, we all share the same desire: to love and be loved”.
With nearly half a million album sales worldwide and over 2 billion streams on Spotify alone, Angus & Julia Stone have confirmed their place among Australia’s best-loved musical exports. Spanning from intimate folk to dreamy indie rock, their five acclaimed studio albums have come alongside successful solo careers, with Angus recently headlining O2 Brixton Academy and supporting Post Malone under his Dope Lemon alias. Cape Forestier finds the duo going back to their roots; two halves of a musical act whose words and sounds reveal a pure and genuine love for music and a talent for telling beautiful stories.
Angus & Julia Stone – EU/UK tour dates
14 May – Palau de la Música, Barcelona, Spain
15 May – Kursaal, San Sebastián, Spain
17 May – Palacio Municipo De Ifema Madrid, Madrid, Spain
20 May – Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany
21 May – Den Atelier, Luxembourg, Lux
22 May – Théatre Sébastopol, Lille, France
23 May – Cité des Congrès, Nantes, Frace
26 May – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin, IRE
27 May – Beacon, Bristol, UK
28 May – Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
31 May – Spardawelt Freilichtbühne, Stuttgart, Germany
01 June – Laeiszhalle, Hamburg, Germany
03 June – Cirque Royal, Brussels, Belgium
06 June – Le CEPAC Silo, Marseille, France
09 June – Admiralspalast, Berlin, Germany
11 June – Carré, Amsterdam, NL
14 June – L’Olympia, Paris, France
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