Parcels share video for new single ‘Lightenup’

Parcels share video for new single ‘Lightenup’
Berlin-based Australian five-piece band Parcels have just unveiled their brand new song Lightenup, alongside a striking new video. I am loving the funky guitar lines of this disco-infused single. It's suuper groovy and addictive. I just feel like dancing and the visuals, directed by Marie Schuller, are stunning and catches a viewer's attention from start to finish. It explores the seductive allure of power, and was inspired by iconography ranging from Helmut Newton to the Guy-Bourdin-shot sleeve to Bozz Scaggs’ ‘Middle Man’ album. Watch it below!



Lightenup follows their sultry, disco-infused single Tieduprightnow, and both are taken from their highly anticipated, self-titled album set to arrive on October 12th via Kitsuné / Because Music.

Speaking about the new single the group said it takes from ,
disco and funk and classic grooving music. And it was an important song to us because the lyrics come from the voice of the band. Usually the lyrics are personal. But these ones are really coming from the band. That’s the most representative of us.

Ambitious, infectious, and marking the arrival of a genre-crossing new band, Parcels’ debut album is the brainchild of five young guys barely in their twenties, who nonetheless have appeared as if beamed from another planet. Louie Swain (synth), Patrick Hetherington (synth), Noah Hill (bass), Anatole Serret (drums) and Jules Crommelin (guitar) are schoolmates from Byron Bay. 3 years ago, they made the big leap of moving to Berlin, finding in one Europe’s most creative cities the prospects that equaled their ambition. 


Parcels tracklist:
1. Comedown
2. Lightenup
3. Withorwithout
4. Tape
5. Everyroad
6. Yourfault
7. Closetowhy
8. IknowhowIfeel
9. Exotica
10. Tieduprightnow
11. Bemyself
12. Credits (ft. Dean Dawson)

Upcoming Parcels tour dates:


SEPTEMBER
09.21.2018 GER – HAMBURG, REEPERBAHN FESTIVAL

OCTOBER
10.17.2018 US - SAN FRANCISCO, THE INDEPENDENT
10.18.2018 US - LOS ANGELES, TROUBADOUR **SOLD OUT**
10.19.2018 US - LOS ANGELES, TROUBADOUR** SOLD OUT**

NOVEMBER
11.05.2018 UK – MANCHESTER, ACADEMY 2
11.06.2018 UK – BRISTOL, SWX
11.07.2018 UK – LEEDS, STYLUS
11.08.2018 UK – LONDON, ROUNDHOUSE
11.10.2018 FR – ROUEN, LE 106
11.11.2018 FR – LILLE, L`AÉRONEF
11.12.2018 FR – NANTES, STEREOLUX
11.13.2018 FR – PARIS, L`OLYMPIA
11.15.2018 FR – BORDEAUX, LE ROCHER DE PALMER
11.16.2018 FR – TOULOUSE, LE BIKINI
11.18.2018 GER – COLOGNE, LIVE MUSIC HALL
11.19.2018 NL – AMSTERDAM, PARADISO **SOLD OUT**
11.21.2018 BE – BRUSSELS, BOTANIQUE – ORANGERIE **SOLD OUT**

DECEMBER
12.01.2018 CH – LAUSANNE, LES DOCKS
12.02.2018 CH – ZURICH, KAUFLEUTEN
12.04.2018 IT – MILAN, MAGNOLIA
12.05.2018 GER – STUTTGART, LKA LONGHORN
12.06.2018 GER – WIESBADEN, SCHLACHTHOF
12.07.2018 CZ – PRAGUE, ROCK CAFÉ
12.09.2018 AT – VIENNA, WUK
12.10.2018 GER – MUNICH, MUFFATHALLE
12.11.2018 GER – DRESDEN, ALTER SCHLACHTHOF
12.12.2018 GER – BERLIN, ASTRA KULTURHAUS

JANUARY
01.09.19 AUS - BRISBANE, The Triffid
01.10.19 AUS – BRUNSWICK HEADS, Hotel Brunswick
01.12.19 AUS – SYDNEY, Metro Theatre
01.14.19 AUS – MELBOURNE, 170 Russell

FEBRUARY
02.20.19 US – WASHINGTON, DC, U Street Music Hall
02.21.19 US – PHILADELPHIA, Boot & Saddle
02.22.19 US – NYC, Irving Plaza
02.23.19 US – CAMBRIDGE, The Sinclair
02.25.19 CAN – MONTREAL, Theatre Fairmount
02.26.19 CAN – TORONTO, Lee’s Palace
02.28.19 US – DETROIT, El Club

MARCH
03.01.19 US – CHICAGO, Lincoln Hall
03.02.19 US – MINNEAPOLIS, 7th St. Entry
03.05.19 CAN – VANCOUVER, Fortune Sound club
03.06.19 US – SEATTLE, The Crocodile
03.07.19 US – PORTLAND, Doug Fir Lounge
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