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“I just wanted a solid second album… more songs I’m proud of. It’s a luxury to have made one album and it’s nice to know people are waiting to hear some new songs.”

It is with much pride that Liberation Records release Vance Joy’s sophomore album, Nation of Twoan exquisite collection of thirteen songs that highlight the Melbourne musician’s evocative story-telling and compelling vocals. Today also marks the on-sale date for Vance Joy’s Nation of Two Tour, which will see him perform at some of his biggest venues on home soil yet in September.

Featuring the singles ‘Lay It On Me’ and ‘We’re Going Home’, instant classic ‘Saturday Sun’, plus fan favourites ‘Like Gold’ and ‘Call If You Need Me’ – each with accompanying videos – Nation of Two was crowned this week’s triple j feature album, with praise for the record already flowing in from around the globe:

“An exciting sophomore effort.”
– Associated Press

“A bona-fide star…”
– Clash

“It’s really no wonder that Vance Joy caught Taylor Swifts eye…”
– Newsday

Album of the Week
– Herald Sun

The release of Nation of Two marks a high point in an already impressive career for Vance Joy. Boasting two million album sales globally for dream your life away and a phenomenal one billion streams, the Melbourne artist also holds 21 Platinum accreditations in Australia – one for dream your life away and 20 collectively for singles including ‘Riptide’, ‘Fire and The Flood’, ‘Georgia’ and ‘Mess Is Mine’. His current single ‘We’re Going Home’ is Top 50 on the ARIA Singles Chart, sitting at #5 on iTunes, #31 on Apple Music, #41 on Spotify’s Australian Chart, #6 on the National Radio Airplay Charts and was #1 Most Added to radio on release, whilst lead single ‘Lay It On Me’ recently ticked over 2x Platinum. Nation of Two is currently sitting in the top spot on the iTunes Album Chart.

Following a busy Australian schedule this week including appearances on The Project, Sunrise and the Today Show, and radio interviews with all of the major networks, next week will see Vance Joy return to the US for further promotion, including an appearance and performance of ‘Saturday Sun’ on The Late Late Show with James Corden.

Come March, Vance Joy will re-pack his suitcase and return to the road for a long collection of shows and festivals throughout the UK and Europe, the US and Canada, and South America. The extensive run also includes a show at the iconic Red Rocks in May. In September, he’ll return to Australia for the Nation of Two Tour and perform at some his biggest venues locally to date. All of his previous Australian tours have sold-out.

Nation of Two is available now.

Tickets to the Nation of Two Tour, with special guests Cub Sport and Didirri, are also now on-sale.

Lucky Sydney based fans have the opportunity to catch Vance Joy performing at the inaugural Sydney City Limits tomorrow.

VANCE JOY
NATION OF TWO TOUR
SEPTEMBER 2018
With special guests Cub Sport and Didirri
Presented by Frontier Touring, Unified, Village Sounds, and triple j

GENERAL PUBLIC ON SALE NOW
via frontiertouring.com/vancejoy

Friday 14 September
Hordern Pavilion | Sydney, NSW

All Ages
ticketek.com.au | 132 849

Saturday 15 September
Rod Laver Arena | Melbourne, VIC
All Ages
ticketek.com.au | 132 849

Tuesday 18 September
Thebarton Theatre | Adelaide, SA
All Ages
ticketmaster.com.au | 136 100

Friday 21 September
Riverstage | Brisbane, QLD
All Ages
ticketmaster.com.au | 136 100

Sunday 23 September (Queens Birthday Holiday Eve)
Fremantle Arts Centre | Perth, WA
18+ 
(minors to be accompanied by a parent or guardian)
oztix.com.au | 1300 762 545

NATION OF TWO IS OUT TODAY THROUGH LIBERATION RECORDS
AVAILABLE FOR STREAMING & PURCHASE HERE

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