CLAIRY BROWNE & THE BANGIN’ RACKETTES have wrapped their first U.S. shows with sold-out crowds inLos Angeles and New York City. The Australian-based group, known for their fusion of soul, jump blues, doo-woop, jazz and R&B with a modern twist, delighted packed audiences at The Mint in Los Angeles and The Studio at Webster Hall in New York last month. Watch the group’s national TV debut with an interview and performance of “Baby Caught the Bus” and their international hit single “Love Letter” on AXS TV.
CLAIRY BROWNE & THE BANGIN’ RACKETTES interview on AXS TV:
Performing “Baby Caught The Bus” and “Love Letter” on AXS TV:
“Baby Caught The Bus”:
With CLAIRY’s big, soulful voice and her wild, jazz-inflected backing band, their Australian debut BABY CAUGHT THE BUS moves through heart-wrenching doo-wop wailing, to drunken pianos and tough hard-hitting soul. The album will be released with additional new songs in the U.S. in early 2013. The record was recently named “Album Of The Year” by ABC Radio National has drawn overwhelmingly positive reviews from critics and spawned an international hit with the first single “Love Letter.” The song was hand-picked byHeineken for “The Switch” commercial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZtDqpdvy7s. It is now available on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/clairy-browne-bangin-rackettes/id411142410.
Already a sensation in their native Australia, CLAIRY BROWNE & THE BANGIN’ RACKETTES–CLAIRY BROWNE (vocals), CAMILLA (vocals), LORETTA MILLER (vocals), RUBY JONES (vocals), JULES “CRAZY LEGS” PASCOE (bass guitar), DARCY MCNULTY (baritone sax), GABRIEL STRANGIO (Piano), PETER BEE(guitar) and RICKY MARTYN (drums)–will kick off a world tour on Thursday, December 6 and hit Japan, London, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, France and the U.K. before wrapping up January 6 at theSummer of Soul Festival in Australia.
CLAIRY BROWNE & THE BANGIN’ RACKETTES world tour:
|Sun||12/9||London, UK||Shepherds Bush Empire|
|Mon||12/10||London, UK||Shepherds Bush Empire|
|Tue||12/18||Paris, France||Le Bataclan|
|Thu||12/20||London, UK||The Lexington|
|Sun||12/30||Glenworth Valley, NSW Australia||Peats Ridge Festival|
|Sun||1/6||Leongatha, Vic. Australia||Summer of Soul Festival|