The Terrys debut album ’True Colour’ is here and they’re celebrating the only way they know how… with you!
Featuring special guests Nerve (Adelaide, Hobart, Canberra) and Gold Fang (Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth).
Since their share-house jam beginnings in mid-2020, The Terrys have consistently served up new tracks for fans (hear the earworms ‘Our Paradise’ and ‘Cost The Peace’), and accumulated over 15 Million streams across their catalogue to date. Bolstered by early triple j support, the spot of “Most Played” on Unearthed in 2021 and a Hottest 100 debut for ‘Our Paradise’ (#76), The Terrys have set the pace for a stunning debut full-length. Already, the band have lifted a wave of cutting edge singles from True Colour throughout 2022 including ‘IDK’, ‘Waiting For You’ and ‘Rolling Stone’ to much fanfare. Now with media and radio interest brewing and the Terrydactyls pining for more, True Colour is set to springboard Gerringong’s favourite larrikins to new heights.
"Don't think. Just do. And go with your heart,” rhapsodises The Terrys on the secret sauce to their debut album… much could be said for your attitude to coming along to this tour. Don’t think. Just do. And go with your heart. Blood, sweat, tears and hell of a lot of froth has gone into this milestone in The Terrys career. Come celebrate being a part of this journey for what is set to be a tour, a record and a band to go down in history.
Today Tom Snowdon releases his first solo original work with two-track Flood at the Heart.
“Empty Start” is about the need for renewal, about needing to leave things behind in order to make room for new places, new friends, new inspiration. It throbs with an ominous intensity that breaks in the chorus with an ever rising melody.
“Protection” stumbles along in an unfamiliar time signature, seeking solid ground, seeking clarity. Instrumentally it echoes the landscape of Snowdon’s home of Mparntwe/Alice Springs - rugged and powerful, but gentle and delicate too.
Snowdon first created music with his group Lowlakes, which took him touring all around the world, but ultimately disbanded after releasing one album in 2014. He then joined forces with Tom Iansek (Big Scary/#1 Dads) - guesting for #1 Dads on standout tracks “Return To”, and FKA Twigs’ “Two Weeks” for Like A Version. This creative partnership led to the forming of No Mono, a duo of Snowdon and Iansek, and they released Islands Part I and II in 2018/19. But when No Mono also came to an end, Snowdon was left flapping in the wind. It took some time before he could regroup. He put energy into other passions - his law degree led him to work on the Northern Territory’s Treaty Commission. He composed for contemporary dance and public works. He guest vocal’d on tracks from Willaris. K and upsidedownhead. Slowly he recalibrated himself as a solo artist.
The first concrete step in that direction was his 2019 covers EP Channel, which saw Snowdon take massively familiar songs from the likes of Men At Work, Kylie MInogue and Britney Spears, and distill them to their emotional core, successfully inviting the listener to reengage with the songs they would know so well. Channel was inspired by Snowdon’s childhood love of Yorta Yorta artist Jimmy Little’s Messenger album.
And now Flood at the Heart is his first original, solo work. Like Lowlakes, like No Mono, Snowdon’s otherworldly vocals pair with dramatic production, blending the digital and analog worlds. The mood is heavy. Snowdon warps and stretches his vocal, using it as an instrument to explore the unseen emotional world within all of us.