Recent Updates

13 October 2017

AUSTRALIA! Tickets on sale now

Our first headline tour since 2015 and in support of our new album ‘ Man Woman Life Death Infinity.
Get tickets now. http://selecttouring.com.au/tours/the-church/

Dates 
Thu 16 Nov, The Gov, Adelaide
Fri 17 Nov, Rosemount Hotel, Perth
Sat 18 Nov, Dunsborough Tavern, WA
Thu 30 Nov, The Triffid, Brisbane
Fri 1 Dec, 170 Russell, Melbourne
Wed 6 Dec, Lizotte’s Newcastle, NSW

Sat 9 Dec, The Factory Theatre Sydney

10 October 2017

“Undersea” Video out now

“Sitar, sake, smoke and mirrors,” is how The Church describe their new Wes Anderson inspired video for ‘Undersea’, the second single from their 26th album Man Woman Life Death Infinity. Ushering the song in from the ether, filmmaker Eden Mulholland carefully edited self-shot footage that the band each collected near water. The result? A honey drenched bees eye view of humans foraging through inner space. Let us know what you think of the video! Man Woman Life Death Infinity is available to buy and stream here: http://www.thechurch.lnk.to/MWLDI

4 October 2017

AUSTRALIA!
The Church will be playing their first shows since 2015 in support of the release of their new album ‘ Man Woman Life Death Infinity.
Get early bird tickets here http://selecttouring.com.au/tours/the-church/
Tickets on sale Tuesday 10 Oct 9am local.

Dates
Thu 16 Nov, The Gov, Adelaide
Fri 17 Nov, The Rosemount, Perth
Sat 18 Nov, Dunsborough Tavern, Dunsborough
Thu 30 Nov, The Triffid, Brisbane
Fri 1 Dec, 170 Russell, Melbourne
Wed 6 Dec, Lizottes, Newcastle
Sat 9 Dec, The Factory Theatre, Sydney

9 September 2017

Hear new single Undersea now

7 September 2017

The Church To Release New Album

 Man Woman Life Death Infinity

On October 6th

 

North American Tour Begins This Friday

New Single “Undersea” Out Tomorrow

September 7, 2017 – Another Century, another dream, another album from a band that’s in too deep to go anywhere but ever closer to the other side. Man Woman Life Death Infinity is the 26th album by the Church and will be released on October 6th.

The album is their second with the rejuvenated line-up Steve Kilbey, Peter Koppes, Tim Powles and Ian Haug.

The epic return of 2014’s critically lauded Further/ Deeper blossomed into a road-hardened beast over four tours of the USA, two back home in Australia, and a new career high in front of 20,000 Spanish fans on a lap of Europe.

Man Woman Life Death Infinity is where the revitalized quartet’s freshly tuned chemistry reaches a new potency and precision: ten songs, 45 minutes, and a quantum leap into unexplored territory as strange as it is irresistible.

“Music is like inner space and we’re astronauts,” says guitarist Koppes, who co-founded the Church in Sydney in 1980. “It’s a spellbinding thing. It’s hypnotizing. That’s why people like it. It takes them into another world and we’re here to open those doors.”

“This is the Church’s water record,” says Kilbey, singer, lyricist and bassist. “I guess water is my element. I’ve always marveled at the sea and rivers and rain. It wasn’t conscious at all but on reflection, it definitely is a preoccupation on this record. What that means, I don’t know.”

The band will release the deeply chiming second single ‘Undersea’ beginning tomorrow morning. The track is the ominously descending result of Kilbey’s suggestion that the band should pretend to be another one altogether, like Sgt. Pepper wilfully choosing the brown acid.

“Tim borrowed my son’s little electronic drum kit,” Haug reveals, “so we had a mutated kit, half acoustic/ half electric, and we were just firing off each other.”

“Peter is like the mad professor of guitar theory. I’ve learned a lot from him over the last few years but I’m not trying to analyze the harmonic integrity of anything. If it sounds good, I’ll keep going down that path. I think we complement each other really well in that way.”

Fans who pre-order the album will receive both “Undersea” and “Another Century” as instant grat tracks.

The Church begin an extensive 29-date North American tour in support of Man Woman Life Death Infinity beginning this Friday on September 8th in Portland, OR. Special guests The Helio Sequence will be direct support on all dates.

Man Woman Life Death Infinity Track Listing

        • Another Century
        • Submarine
        • For King Knife
        • Undersea
        • Before The Deluge
        • I Don’t Know How I Don’t Know Why
        • A Face In A Film
        • In Your Fog
        • Something Out There Is Wrong
        • Dark Waltz

To pre-order the album visit:

https://thechurch.lnk.to/MWLDI

For up to date information visit:

https://thechurchband.net

http://www.theheliosequence.com

The Church North American Fall Tour With Special Guest The Helio Sequence

09.08.2017    Portland OR            Revolution Hall
09.09.2017    Seattle WA               Neptune
09.10.2017     Vancouver BC         Rickshaw Theatre
09.12.2017     Sacramento CA       Harlow’s
09.13.2017     Santa Cruz CA         The Catalyst
09.14.2017     San Francisco CA   The Fillmore
09.15.2017     Los Angeles CA       The Fonda Theatre
09.16.2017     San Diego CA          The Music Box
09.18.2017     Austin TX                3Ten
09.19.2017     Dallas TX                 The Kessler Theater
09.20.2017    Houston TX             The Heights Theater
09.22.2017    Pensacola FL           Vinyl Music Hall
09.23.2017    Orlando FL              The Social
09.24.2017    Atlanta GA               City Winery
09.25.2017    Asheville NC            The Grey Eagle
09.27.2017    New York NY           (Le) Poisson Rouge
09.28.2017    Brooklyn NY            The Bell House
09.29.2017    Natick MA               TCAN Canter For The Arts
09.30.2017    Newton NJ               The Newton Theatre
10.01.2017     Washington DC       9:30 Club
10.03.2017     Philadelphia PA      Union Transfer
10.05.2017     Detroit MI                Magic Stick
10.06.2017     Chicago IL                Park West
10.08.2017     Minneapolis MN    Cedar Cultural Center
10.10.2017      Omaha NE              The Waiting Room
10.11.2017      Englewood CO        Gothic Theatre
10.12.2017      Salt Lake City UT   The State Room
10.13.2017      Las Vegas NV          Brooklyn Bowl
10.14.2017      Phoenix AZ              The Press Room

15 August 2017

Church Army…North American Tour poster!

Please download and help spread the word. Or use for your own personal collection. Thank you and see you soon!

14 July 2017

The Church Announce North American Fall Tour

New Album

Man Woman Life Death Infinity

Out This Fall

 

Special Guest The Helio Sequence To Support On All Shows

Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow Morning

 

July 13, 2017 – ARIA Hall of Fame members and Australian legends, The Church, are currently putting the finishing touches on their forthcoming new album: Man Woman Life Death Infinity (Their 26th studio album overall). The album will be released this fall; and is the follow-up to their internationally critically acclaimed previous release Further/Deeper (2014).

You can watch the new video for the first single “Another Century” here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfIoF3FTP8Y

You can download/stream “Another Century” here: https://thechurch.lnk.to/AnotherCentury 

 

The Church are now returning to North America for an extensive 29-date tour in support of Man Woman Life Death Infinity beginning on September 8th in Portland, OR. Special guests The Helio Sequence will be direct support on all dates. Tickets for all shows go on sale tomorrow morning.

The past several years have been wildly successful for the band with performances at Primavera Sound, SXSW, three North American tours and their first European tour in almost a decade.

Further details about the new album will be announced shortly.

For up to date information visit:

https://thechurchband.net

http://www.theheliosequence.com

 

The Church North American Fall Tour With Special Guest The Helio Sequence

09.08.2017    Portland OR            Revolution Hall
09.09.2017    Seattle WA               Neptune
09.10.2017     Vancouver BC         Rickshaw Theatre
09.12.2017     Sacramento CA       Harlow’s
09.13.2017     Santa Cruz CA         The Catalyst
09.14.2017     San Francisco CA   The Fillmore
09.15.2017     Los Angeles CA       The Fonda Theatre
09.16.2017     San Diego CA          The Music Box
09.18.2017     Austin TX                3Ten
09.19.2017     Dallas TX                 The Kessler Theater
09.20.2017    Houston TX             The Heights Theater
09.22.2017    Pensacola FL           Vinyl Music Hall
09.23.2017    Orlando FL              The Social
09.24.2017    Atlanta GA               City Winery
09.25.2017    Asheville NC            The Grey Eagle
09.27.2017    New York NY           (Le) Poisson Rouge
09.28.2017    Brooklyn NY            The Bell House
09.29.2017    Natick MA               TCAN Canter For The Arts
09.30.2017    Newton NJ               The Newton Theatre
10.01.2017     Washington DC       9:30 Club
10.03.2017     Philadelphia PA      Union Transfer
10.05.2017     Detroit MI                Magic Stick
10.06.2017     Chicago IL                Park West
10.08.2017     Minneapolis MN    Cedar Cultural Center
10.10.2017      Omaha NE              The Waiting Room
10.11.2017      Englewood CO        Gothic Theatre
10.12.2017      Salt Lake City UT   The State Room
10.13.2017      Las Vegas NV          Brooklyn Bowl
10.14.2017      Phoenix AZ              The Press Room