Singer-songwriter JOHN GRANT has announced headline Australian shows for June 2019, performing at Melbourne Recital Theatre on Wednesday 19 June, and Sydney’s Metro Theatre on Saturday 22 June in a new a new intimate seating and standing mode. A performer in every sense of the word, Grant will also make an appearance at Hobart’s Odeon Theatre as part of Dark Mofo on Thursday 20 June.
John Grant brings his soaring, sensitive and always theatrical live show to Australia this June. A powerful cocktail of brutal tenderness and biting commentary, his eclectic live shows have been delivered to acclaim around the world in support of his most recent record, ‘LOVE IS MAGIC.’
“Leaves his audience awestruck and on its feet” ***** – The Guardian
“It’s incredible, euphoric, and ingenious. It is everything.” – Clash Magazine
Former frontman of The Czars, John Grant’s solo efforts are a result of healing from turbulent times. His fourth album, ‘Love is Magic’ was released last year to a Top 20 spot in the UK. His most synth-heavy project yet, it was declared “compelling” (Line of Best Fit), and “brilliant” (The Independent), earning five star reviews the world-over.
“… swirling loops of grand, romantic melody, sly twists of sardonic wit and heart-stopping drops of sheer honesty.” ***** – The Independent
“A silly, smutty slice of arch brilliance that also makes room for quiet introspection.” **** – NME
“… experience [John Grant’s] customary level of brutal honesty, irresistible vulnerability and wit.” **** – The Line of Best Fit
John Grant’s beloved music has seen him collaborate with Elton John, Kylie Minogue, Amanda Palmer and Sinead O’Connor; co-write and perform tracks with Robbie Williams and Elbow and for Iceland’s entry in Eurovision.
He has curated his own festivals, recorded with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, performed on Later with Jools Holland, and was nominated for the BRIT for Best International Male Solo Artist.
The weird and the wonderful combine for a night of spellbinding artistry this June. Be astonished by the truly unique John Grant in these unmissable, intimate shows.
Article by Penny Drop