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Emily Fairlight Announces 'Mother Of Gloom' Nationwide Tour

Emily Fairlight Announces 'Mother Of Gloom' Nationwide Tour

Tuesday 27th March, 2018 10:55AM

Wellington songwriter and poet Emily Fairlight recently dropped her sumptuous and whimsical single 'The Escape' as a teaser for long-awaited sophomore album Mother Of Gloom, which is being unveiled  on Friday 4th May. Fairlight's latest long-player was recorded in Austin, Texas and mixed in alt-folk capital Lyttelton, she'll be celebrating the record's launch with an autumn nationwide tour, here's the details below...

Emily Fairlight - 'Mother Of Gloom' Album Release Tour

Friday 11th May - The Wine Cellar, Auckland (cancelled)
Saturday 12th May - Leigh Sawmill Cafe, Leigh (cancelled)
Friday 25th May - Lyttelton Records, Christchurch
Saturday 26th May - Captain Cook, Dunedin (cancelled)
Saturday 2nd June - San Fran, Wellington

Tickets available HERE via UTR

Watch the nostalgic clip for Fairlight's recent single 'The Escape'...

Press release:

Following the release of her long awaited sophomore album 'Mother Of Gloom', Wellington alt-folk artist Emily Fairlight will be heading out on NZ tour.

The album was recorded in Austin Texas with Doug Walseth of The Cat's Eye studio and mixed in Lyttelton by Ben Edwards at The Sitting Room. Featuring the single 'The Escape', this album has piqued the interest of many including and The 13th Floor.

It’s a hauntingly beautiful composition that sinks into you with its heartfelt delivery and writing. - Janise Kumar @

If The Escape is anything to go by, this’ll be a release to look out for. - Ruben Mita @ The 13th Floor

Joining her in Auckland and Leigh will be Dick Whyte (WGTN) and Tom Cunliffe.

Available on vinyl and CD at one of these shows!


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Emily Fairlight - Cancelled
Fri 11th May 8:00pm
The Wine Cellar, Auckland
Emily Fairlight - Cancelled
Sat 12th May 8:00pm
Leigh Sawmill Cafe, Leigh
Emily Fairlight - Mother Of Gloom Album Release Tour
Fri 25th May 8:00pm
Lyttelton Records, Christchurch
Emily Fairlight - Cancelled
Sat 26th May 8:00pm
Captain Cook, Dunedin
Emily Fairlight - Mother Of Gloom Album Release Tour
Sat 2nd Jun 8:00pm
San Fran, Wellington