Dave Graney and the Lurid Yellow Mist live and work out of Melbourne Australia. Dave Graney and drummer Clare Moore played with the Moodists from 1978 to 1986. They then played with the White Buffaloes/Coral Snakes from 1987-1997.
“Rock’n Roll Is Where I Hide” is a collection of electric rock’n’roll re-recordings of a dozen Graney classics. Dave describes it as “our 3rd debut album”.
“I mean your debut album is the one where the band knows the material inside out and just lays it down in the studio without even thinking. They know it so well.
The songs on this record are songs that we’ve been playing, on and off, for a very long time. Sometimes, we went for a decade without touching them. Then we came back to them from a different direction. By ‘we”, I mean myself and Clare Moore who are the only ones to play on any of the original recordings. Stu Thomas has played bass with us since 2004. Stuart Perera has played guitar with us since 1998 , when he joined us as a teenager. Mark Fitzgibbon is a jazz powerhouse who we first played with in London many years ago in the Moodists. They mostly learned the songs at rehearsal from me going over the arrangements on a guitar. For some, we might have listened to the original recordings. Mostly, we wanted to play them a bit differently and sometimes they just grew to be different.”
“To mix the record we asked Victor Van Vugt (PJ Harvey, Beth Orton, Augie March) in New York City, who had left Australia with the Moodists many years ago and also produced our 1995 cd, ‘The Soft’n’Sexy Sound’ “ – Dave Graney.
“Rock’n Roll Is Where I Hide” will be available from your favorite music vendor on Friday April 15th, 2011 through Liberation Music.
As well as the album Dave Graney is also about to publish his memoirs in book form: ’1001 Nights’ has the legendary rock showman taking us on a journey about growing up, finding your voice and hitting the right pitch. In August 1977, Dave sets off on a road-trip from small-town Australia, a young man fired up by punk rock, outside of life and looking for a way in. When he loses the map Graney finds his groove, then twists and turns his way through three decades as a working artist. This is no standard rock’n'roll trip; it’s Graney up close, out there and on his game. Published by Affirm Press & available from your favorite book vendors Monday April 4th.
Dave Graney & The Lurid Yellow Mist will be performing the music of ‘Rock’n Roll Is Where I Hide’ at the following fine venues:
Sat March 26th The National Theatre, Braidwood, NSW
‘DINNER AMONGST THE LURID YELLOW MIST’
PH: 0433 980 081 www.hoolahoop.com.au and click on News button.
Thurs May 5th THE BENDED ELBOW, Yarra St, Geelong
PH: 03 5229 4477 www.oztix.com.au
Frid May 6th THE BENDED ELBOW, Lydiard Street, Ballarat
PH: 03 5332 1811 www.oztix.com.au
Sat May 7th The Northcote Social Club, 301 High Street, Northcote, VIC
ALBUM LAUNCH “ROCK’N’ROLL IS WHERE I HIDE”
w/- special guests Go Go Sapien
Ticket enquiries PH:: (03) 9486 1677 or purchase direct from The Corner Box Office, 57 Swan St, Richmond
Sat May 14th THE REPUBLIC BAR, Elizabeth St, North Hobart
PH: 03 6234 6954 www.republicbar.com or www.moshtix.com.au
Thurs May 19th Notes, 75 Enmore Road -Newtown, NSW
PH: (02) 9557 5111 www.noteslive.net.au
Fri May 20th The Vault, 146 George Street – Windsor NSW
PH: (02) 4587 8146 www.vault146.com.au/
Sat May 21st Coogee Diggers, cnr Carr & Byron St, Coogee, NSW
PH: 02 9665 4466 www.coogeediggers.com.au
Sun May 22nd THE CLARENDON HOTEL, Katoomba NSW
PH: 02 4782 1322 www.clarendonguesthouse.com.au
Thurs May 26th Lizottes, 4/5 629 Pittwater Road, Dee Why NSW
PH: 02 9984 9933 www.lizottes.com.au
Fri May 27th Lizottes, Central Coast, Lot 3 Avoca Drive, Kincumber NSW
PH: 02 4368 2017 www.lizottes.com.au
Sat May 28th Lizottes, Newcastle , 31 Morehead St, Lambton NSW
PH: 02 4368 2017 www.lizottes.com.au
Thurs June 2nd THE GOLLAN HOTEL, 73 Keen Street, Lismore NSW
Show info www.sideshowpresents.com.au
Fri June 3rd THE GLOBE THEATRE, 220 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley QLD
PH: 1300 762 545 www.oztix.com.au
Sat June 4th SOL BAR, Coolum Beach, Sunshine Coast QLD
Show info and tickets: www.oztix.com.au
Sun June 5th THE GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL – Byron Bay, NSW
Ph: 02 6685 6454 www.oztix.com.au
Further shows to be announced for WA & SA in coming weeks.
For further album & tour information & interview opportunities regarding the
‘Rock ‘n Roll Is Where I Hide’ album by Dave Graney
Please contact Mushroom Group Promotions
Melbourne: 03 8687 1353 | Sydney: 02 8356 1299 | firstname.lastname@example.org
National Project Publicist; Sarah Morgan 03 9695 7824/0408 540 019 or email@example.com
For further information & interview opportunities regarding the publication
“1001 Australian Nights” by Dave Graney
Please contact Zeitgeist Media Group:
Benython Oldfield 02 8060 9715/0410 355 790 firstname.lastname@example.org