During the month of September Mark Moldre will head south with his band in tow to give Canberra, Ballarat and Melbourne a taste of his new album An Ear To The Earth (Laughing Outlaw Records) after a successful tour that included shows in Byron, Gold Coast, Surfers, Newcastle, Sydney and the Central Coast. An Ear To The Earth has so far gained 4 star reviews, Best CD of the week in the Sydney Morning Herald whilst receiving airplay on JJJ, ABC, RRR and community radio across Australia. Jamie Hutchings – producer of An Ear To The Earth and one-time Bluebottle Kiss front man – will be special guest opener for all the shows (excluding Pure Pop Records) and will also join Mark’s set on electric guitar. Visit Upcoming Shows for more details. Our favourite blog of all things folk and Americana Post To Wire will be presenting the shows. Post to Wire also recently placed An Ear To The Earth in amongst their Mid Year Top Picks for 2013
To mark the occasion, this tour will also see the release of the 3rd film clip to be lifted from the brand new Long Player – album track no. 2 “Nowhere At All”. Folk blog Timber And Steel give the new song the thumbs up here. The new clip was produced by Brett Curzon using archived footage.
Mark’s contribution on the Laughing Outlaw Springsteen compilation also gets a favourable mention in STACK magazine and Sydney Morning Herald reviews. You can listen to Mark’s version of Jesus Was An Only Son from Springsteen’s 2005 release Devils And Dust below. It was produced by Jamie Hutchings and recorded directly to cassette tape on a TASCAM PORTA 05.