Fans have patiently waited between albums in Dappled Cities 18-year career and now they return with their fifth full-length album ||||| (pronounced FIVE). As the title suggests, ||||| is the Sydney indie pop group’s fifth, and most accomplished, record. Filled with quiet self-assurance, it features Dappled Cities’ trademark even-split of songwriting, singing and deft guitar work of Dave Rennick and Tim Derricourt, along with the layered backbone of sound provided by bassist Alex Moore, drummer Allan Kumpulainen and textured sonics added by keyboardist Ned Cooke. All this week on Rabbit Radio IIIII will be our Album Of The Week,
Established fans of Dappled Cities will find much to celebrate across the eleven tracks of this new release. Tapping into the timeless qualities of ’70s mavericks like David Bowie and Roxy Music and recorded in the serene surrounds of Byron Bay, the loved and celebrated statesmen of Australian Indie-pop have created a soundtrack to life that reflects a mature Dappled Cities.
Dappled Cities are supporting the release of ||||| with live shows across Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, including a featured performance to coincide with VIVID Sydney on June 4th 2017.
‘Five’ is out through Chugg Music / MGM on May 5 2017.
1. In Light of No One
2. Stone Men
6. Know Your History
7. What Is Impossible
8. Everything Ever
9. Bad Feeling
10. That Sound
11. Driving Home at Night Alone