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Liam Finn Announces New Album, Single and New Zealand Shows

Liam Finn Announces New Album, Single and New Zealand Shows

Wednesday 15th January, 2014 3:08PM

After a quiet 2013, Liam Finn has begun 2014 with a bang - announcing the release of new album The Nihilist, sharing excellent new single 'Snug As Fuck' and today revealing some summer shows in both Auckland and Wellington.  Following up 2011's Fomo, The Nihilist is Liam's third solo record and was recorded in his home away from home, New York City.  Not due out until April, his  upcoming shows are a great opportunity for a lucky few to preview material from the record ahead of it's official release - here are the details...

Liam Finn New Zealand Shows

Friday 31st January, Galatos, Auckland (proudly presented by UTR!)
Tuesday 4th February, Puppies, Wellington
Wednesday 5th February, Puppies Wellington

Tickets for the Auckland show are on sale 9am tomorrow (Thursday 16th Jan) from HERE at UTR and Real Groovy and all online purchases made by next Friday 24th January go into the draw to win an extra ticket as well as two limited edition copies of Liam's Champagne in Seashells EP.

Tickets for the Wellington shows are incredibly limited and are on sale now from HERE at UTR and Rough Peel Music

Here is Liam's new single 'Snug As Fuck':


Press Release:

LIAM FINN Announces first headline show in Auckland since 2011

New album "The Nihilist" out April 4th

Liam Finn returns to the Auckland live scene with a show at Galatos on Friday January 31st, with a five piece band which includes James Milne (Lawrence Arabia), Ceci Herbert, EJ Barnes, and Elroy Finn. Liam will debut brand new material from his forthcoming third album "The Nihilist" alongside older favourites from "FOMO" & "I'll Be Lightning".

Liam will also play two shows in Wellington at Puppies, Tuesday Feb 4th & Wednesday Feb 5th.

"The Nihilist", due out April 4th, was written & recorded near his new home in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York, in a studio overlooking the Manhattan skyline. Featuring Liam on 67 different instruments, the album features collaborations with frequent band mates Eliza Jane Barnes (vocals), his brother Elroy (drums), and Jol Mulholland (bass) and the violin of Andrew Keoghan.

The first 60 fans who pre-order the album through JB HIFI online will receive a free ticket to the Auckland show as well as signed copy of "The Nihilist" upon release on April 4th. Fans must be over 18 to enter, it is an R18 event. www.jbhifi.co.nz Auckland/Christchurch two-piece Doprah will be the support act for show. Doprah are exciting local talent on the rise. Their first self-released single Whatever You Want, which shot to the number one spot on the New Zealand Alternative Top 40 chart this May.

LIAM FINN
with support from DOPRAH

Friday 31st January | Galatos, Auckland City Tickets are only $25.00 + BF and on sale 9am, Thursday 15th January from www.undertheradar.co.nz and Real Groovy.





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