If the sophisticated grooves, dreamy delayed guitars and lilting harmonies of Geelong-based 4-piece The Evening Cast’s latest effort ‘Belong’ serves to transport you to a vast wilderness via lonely highways you’d be forgiven, that’s essentially where the band wrote and recorded their debut longplayer, a make-shift studio nestled deep within the Victorian Otways.
I already loved The Evening Cast, but with the release of this album I think I’ve fallen a little deeper. – Sounds Of OZ
Known around the country for their charm, creativity and personal approach to music writing and performing, The Evening Cast have carved their way across the Nation for the last 4 years with Headline Tours, Festival appearances and Tour support slots for the likes of Clare Bowditch, Oh Mercy and Young Hawke Blood (LA).
‘The Evening Cast have an earthiness and crispness to their live set, that I hadn’t experienced before. It’s a gorgeous set.. that left me and everyone in the room speechless.’ The Au Review
“When I listen to songs by The Evening Cast, I am struck with the sensation: “OH!! YES!!! These kids are absolutely extraordinary.”– Clare Bowditch
‘Gangs Of Fools’ is the first taste of The Evening Cast’s debut album ‘Belong’ the stirringly beautiful piece of music has been brought to life with a incredible video clip directed by Jake Plumridge, with follow up single ‘Distant’ drenching us all with sweet bass lines and swirling vocals.
Gangs Of Fools – Released 27th April 2016
STH Coast – A-cappella Release – June 6th 2016
Teaming with Grammy Winning Mastering Engineer Joe LaPorta, Music Mentor Marty Brown and Independent Record Label Catch Release Records, BELONG was released May 2016 and with a Tour in June/July
QUESTIONS National Tour Reviews
‘Questions was Confident. Inspired. Vigorous and Triumphant” (NASHVILLE Music Blog),
‘Questions is the most confident and accomplished sound that The Evening Cast have produced thus far’ (hhhhappy),
‘That is a million dollar song!’ (ABC, George McEnroe).
“It’s one of the great singles of the year – The Evening Cast’s Questions. If this was the single from Coldplay’s latest album, it would be a worldwide smash. It’s dramatic and moody but with glorious hooks. It sounds like an epic” Jeff Jenkins, RRR & The Music.