Powderfinger Prep album of unreleased material for the 20th anniversary of ‘Odyssey number five’

First, the virtual gig. now Powderfinger The vault will open to celebrate one year of the special anniversary.

The cherished Australian rockers are compiling an album of 10 unrelated recordings, which are set for release later this year. It is led by the single “Day by Day”, the first new material from the band on September 18, due to Drop 18 Golden rule.

The fifth troop rediscovered the tracks as they scattered the archives before the 20th anniversary release Odyssey number five, Their ARIA Award winner, is the fourth studio album topping.

Powderfinger guitarist Darren Middleton said in an interview with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation on Monday (August 31), “We stuck and drove through our hard drives, it’s a really cool bunch of songs.”

“Maybe we do as much as we can to get them out. Maybe we should do something with it. See if anyone is interested in listening.”

Almost 10 years passed without any deduction, and “one reason or another did not make the cut in time, or just did not fit the objectives of what we were doing,” Middleton continues.

Rumors of reunification aired since the group reactivated its social accounts and reunited in May One night alone, A virtual gig, which raised more than $ 505,000 for the Assistance Act, a national charity that helps artists, roadies and music workers in crisis, and Beyond Blue, an organization that provides advice and support on mental health issues Does.

This year also the band were an active organization from Brisbane after a decade. The classic lineup of Bernard Fanning (vocals), Ian Haag (guitar), Middleton (guitar), John Collins (bass) and John Coghill (drums) went their separate ways with a finale in 2010 the sunset The nation’s lap, which sold over 200,000 tickets.

Created by Nick Diddia, ON5 His biggest international hit, “My Happiness”, was screened and is one of five successful Powderfinger albums to hit number 1 on the national ARM chart. It went on to win several ARIA Awards, including the best-selling album and the best rock album, with ‘The Finger, as they are affectionately known in these parts, making the best group.

Fans spoke in 2011, when OD5 Watched Australian albums of Triple J’s Hottest 100 All Time Poll.

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, a “deluxe edition” will be available from Sept. 4, pressed on 180-gram-colored vinyl, packed in gatefold sleeves with photos and new liner notes written by the band Will be

The vinyl release is remade by Don Bartley from Benchmark Mastering and is spread over two records.

According to a statement, the original 11-track album has also been expanded to 21 recordings, which now feature B-sides, alternative takes and a collection of covers, including “Love My Way” (originally psychedelic furs), Includes “Rockstar Reducer”. Number 62 “(MC5) and” The Beast’s Number “(Iron Maiden), previously-unused versions of” Transmission “(Joy Division) and” Let Him Dangle “(Elvis Costello).

In addition, remastered high-definition videos from the album will air weekly on YouTube before major release.

It was only a short time before, before being inducted into the ARAI Hall of Fame, over 2.5 million albums were sold and won the third largest total ARIA Award after Silverchair (21) and John Farnham (20).

“And if anyone’s wondering,” explains guitarist Hug, “No, we won’t do a ‘tour’ or any show when it’s possible.”

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