Peking Duk return with a vengeance with the release of their epic new project, REPRISAL. REPRISAL is a body of work consisting of two new tracks, ‘Fire’ and ‘Distant Arizona’feat. Cloud Control, accompanied by an incredible cinematic video directed and produced by one of Peking Duk’s best mates, Ryan Sauer. The video for REPRISAL encapsulates the recurring theme of vengeance and retribution with thrilling influences from Spaghetti Westerns and Tarantino films, as well as cameos from friends and fellow musicians, with Jack Thompson narrating. Watch and listen HERE.
‘Fire’ glorifies the satisfaction of revenge against a partner who shows continuous displays of power and degradation. Protraying a woman’s perspective, ‘Fire’ implies that something – potentially a passionate reprisal – is coming. The trackalso features vocals by buzz-heavy Australian songwriter Sarah Aarons who wrote the smashes “The Middle” by Zedd and “Stay” by Alessia Cara.
‘Distant Arizona’ is the tale of a cowboy who awakens to discover his partner has left and stolen his possessions. He embarks on a passionate mission for revenge. Featuring the talented Alister Wright of Cloud Control, ‘Distant Arizona’ was written and recorded in Mumbai at YRF studios, and also features one Bollywood’s great sitar players, Ravi Chary.
REPRISAL arrives as Peking Duk continue THEWASTED TOUR across their home country of Australia, with sold-out shows in Brisbane, Sydney and Perth. Their fully live show has received critical acclaim as they continue their biggest Australian tour to date. Their North American tour begins in June and circles around the continent (dates below).
Peking Duk have reached 180 million streams globally to date. With a 2017 ARIA Award for ‘Song Of The Year’ under their belt and their most recent single ‘Wasted’ now ARIA Gold accredited with over 10 million streams already worldwide, this is just the beginning for Peking Duk’sAdam Hyde and Reuben Styles.
June 13: Highline Ballroom, New York NY June 14: The Foundry, Philadelphia PA June 15: Union Stage, Washington DC June 16: Lincoln Hall, Chicago IL June 20: The Roxy, Los Angeles CA June 21: The Catalyst Atrium, Santa Cruz CA June 22: The Independent, San Francisco CA June 23: Valley Bar, Phoenix AZ June 27: Globe Hall, Denver CO June 28: Stubbs Indoors, Austin TX June 30: Venue, Vancouver BC July 02: 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis MN July 05: Brighton Music Hall, Boston MA July 06: Le Ministère, Montreal QC July 07: Velvet Underground, Toronto ON July 12: Commonwealth, Calgary AB July 14: Crocodile, Seattle WA