COLD CHISEL – ” Getting the Band Back Together “

Posted: November 19, 2019 in ALBUMS, MUSIC
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Don Walker is one of the greatest chroniclers of the Australian music experience. His vast catalogue of lyrics was recently set out in book form like the poetry it always was, while his tales of complicated love and downtrodden battlers still ring out from every RSL jukebox and bad covers act. But every few laps of the sun, Walker decides he just wants to write a fun song, tongue firmly in cheek, metaphors left on the shelf. Getting the Band Back Together is one such song. With a chugging rhythm section, plonking bar piano, and Mossy and Barnesy trading lead vocals, this is vintage Cold Chisel, just without the urban decay or wide expanse of the country. Walker has promised a lot more depth on the forthcoming album – dark songs and ballads aplenty. With Cold Chisel recently announcing a huge run of 2020 dates, this playful slab of rock is a perfect first single, and marks a very welcome return.

Touring nationally in 2020. Cold Chisel Blood Moon Tour ‘Getting The Band Back Together’ is the first single from Cold Chisel’s new album Blood Moon.

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