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Slowly Slowly Share Music Video for “Jellyfish” // Australian Headlining Tour Kicks Off Next Month

Australia’s Slowly Slowly have shared the music video for their single “Jellyfish“. Today the four-piece are finally lifting the lid on the music video, and it is every bit as playful and infectious as their adored tune. Fans can watch it here:  https://youtu.be/FQhr8Wa1yKM

Since the release of the single, the band toured alongside Amy Shark, and now have a headlining tour across Australia kicking off next month. Tickets can be purchased here: http://bit.ly/2MSLX0M 

Following a goofy, knock-about couple at a bowling alley, the video is a charming, humorous and heartfelt slice of some of Slowly Slowly’s best storytelling.

It came together so easily and we spent the whole day laughing,” front man Ben Stewart said. “As soon as we laid the music over the top of the video it immediately brought out the sentimentality of being in love and not giving a fuck what anyone else thinks.”

I think at surface level you hear the Jellyfish line in the chorus and you think ‘oh this is a dicky little song about the ocean,'” he continued. “But if you dig a little deeper you realise it’s a song about perception and how love looks on a nihilistic backdrop – how we can pull each other out of spiralling inward. I still like the playfulness of the song though and I wanted to keep that in the video.

The inimitable “Jellyfish” marks the first taste of new music from the anthemic punk-rockers since their revered 2018 LP St. Leonards. Seizing the band at their most vulnerable and uninhibited, the track playfully toys with questions on love and existential dread in downright catchy fashion. With Stewart’s masterful lyricism front and centre as always, ‘”Jellyfish” has proven to be both one of the most endearing and commanding tracks of the year.

Joined by Perth punks Sly Withers and Canberra indies Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers, Slowly Slowly will embark on a now-expanded run of Australian headlining dates celebrating “Jellyfish” throughout July and August.

Upcoming tour dates: 

w/ special guests Sly Withers + Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers

*Teen Jesus not appearing

Sunday July 21 – Splendour In The Grass, Byron Bay (SOLD OUT)

Friday July 26 – Hobart Brewing Co, Hobart (NEW SHOW)

Saturday July 27 – Hobart Brewing Co, Hobart

Thursday August 1 – UC Hub, Canberra

Saturday August 3 – Corner Hotel, Melbourne (SOLD OUT)

Sunday August 4 – Corner Hotel, Melbourne (NEW SHOW)

Friday August 9 – The Triffid, Brisbane

Saturday August 10 – Lion Arts Factory, Adelaide

Saturday August 17 – Crowbar, Sydney

Saturday August 24 – Rosemount Hotel, Perth* (VENUE UPGRADE)

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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