If you can’t make it down to Wellington for Homegrown this year, don’t worry you wont need to miss out on seeing Broods. The now LA-based Kiwi due are coming back home bringing their Don’t Feed The Pop Monster tour with them! 

Broods returned to the fold in 2018 with new music and a new focus – after years of navigating the pop landscape, they wanted to get back to embracing their purest instincts and “make songs that were true to us, without hiding behind any kind of facade” says frontwoman, Georgia Nott, who co-founded Broods with her brother Caleb in 2013. “Instead of overthinking everything like, ‘Is that too weird?’ or ‘Does this make enough sense?’, we made a point of just completely trusting in ourselves and trusting in each other.”

The first two singles from the upcoming album ‘Peach’ and ‘Everything Goes (Wow)’ were met with critical acclaim.

Peach’ is a brazen, euphoric embrace of life in all its overwhelming complexity and beautiful intensity. A bold, juicy anthem full of fiery emotion and passionate conviction, it’s the perfect introduction to the ever-evolving duo’s third album as they usher in a brand new era of Broods” – www.atwoodmagazine.com

The duo followed it up with their latest single Hospitalized – a bright and shimmering track about longing for a break from emotional accountability. Listen on iTunes, Apple Music, or Spotify.

On the new album DON’T FEED THE POP MONSTER, Broods reunited with their longtime producer Joel Little (best known for his work on Lorde’s PURE HEROINE) and also enlisted producers like Tommy English (BØRNS, K.Flay, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness). At turns ethereal and frantic, moody and euphoric, the result is an album that’s elegantly sculpted yet defies all pop convention.

Born into an exceptionally musical family, Georgia and Caleb had their breakthrough as Broods with the 2014 single ‘Bridges’. That track appeared on their Joel Little-produced full-length debut EVERGREEN, an album that debuted at #1 on the New Zealand Albums Chart and #5 on the Australian Albums Chart.

With EVERGREEN winning four prizes at the 2015 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards (including Album of the Year), Broods released CONSCIOUS in June 2016 and soon saw lead single ‘Free‘ hit the top #10 on Spotify’s US Viral Chart. In addition to supporting Sam Smith on a sold-out US tour, Broods have also played leading festivals like Coachella, Lollapalooza and Outside Lands and shared stages with artists like Ellie Goulding, Haim, and CHVRCHES over the past few years.

Now Broods are bringing their new music home and can’t wait to reveal their new live show to their much-loved Kiwi fans.

Do not miss the chance to be among the first in the world to hear the new songs from DON’T FEED THE POP MONSTER live, alongside Broods’ catalogue of hits.

WHEN & WHERE

Friday, 14th May – Town Hall, Christchurch
Thursday, 16th May – Town Hall, Auckland

TICKETS

Christchurch – www.ticketek.co.nz
Auckland – www.ticketmaster.co.nz
All – www.broodsmusic.com


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