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The first new music since 2018’s critically-acclaimed (and super bloody awesome) The American Dream, Aussie rock-powerhouse Trophy Eyes have today dropped a brand new anthemic single, Figure Eight.
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Trophy Eyes surprised fans at last weekend’s Unify Gathering at Tarwin Lower, VIC, with a special premiere of the new track, which was closely followed by a reveal on triple J on Tuesday.
Hailing from Newcastle, NSW, Trophy Eyes are revered for their blend of punk and hardcore with hook-worthy lyrics that pick up on the best of rock and pop sensibilities. This new offering is a sensational addition to the band’s already noted discography.
Lead singer, John Floreni, has said of Figure Eight’s themes, “Figure Eight is about time lost. It is the sound of a broken heart, the deafening silence of a couple once in love, and a fleeting dream told from two perspectives—one is of failure and the other of resentment.
“The song is about a man who had given himself entirely, still desperately grasping at straws of success and a woman left to pick up the pieces of the reality.”
Heavy stuff. Figure Eight comes ahead of Trophy Eyes first tour of the year under the same name. In just under a month the band will hit up three major cities to perform the new single as well as, of course, hits like You Can Count On Me, Heaven Sent and more.
TROPHY EYES ‘FIGURE EIGHT’ TOUR 2020
w/ Blessed and Congrats
BRISBANE // Thursday 13 February / The Triffid
SYDNEY // Friday 14 February / Manning Bar
MELBOURNE // Saturday 15 February / The Croxton