This is the first single from The Falls’ forthcoming debut EP ‘HOLLYWOOD’.
THEY MET. THEY FELL IN LOVE. THEY WROTE SONGS.
THEY FOUGHT. THEY MADE UP. THEY BROKE UP. THEY WROTE SONGS.
At a time when for most it would be the end of a relationship, for Sydney outfit The Falls this feels like just the beginning…
The first single Home, is a bitter sweet tale of escapism and the search for clarity, and the final realisation that no matter how hard you try and avoid life’s difficulties, in the end you must deal with them “it all comes back the moment I get home”.
It begins light and airy but builds naturally with simple production and with a final lift from a stirring string arrangement from producer Tony Buchen. It is a stunning example of two perfectly complimentary vocals melding together.
Almost subconsciously The Falls have documented their whole relationship in their songs. The love, the betrayal, the heartbreak. While at times it is hard for them to wear their hearts so openly on their sleeve, for The Falls, it has been a huge part of their songwriting. Continue reading THE FALLS – “HOME” (Official Video)→
The uncharTED semi-finals are almost up! A few weeks ago Tooheys Extra Dry uncharTED competition 1 2009 presented Australia with the Top 10 emerging artists chosen by a combination of public votes and uncharTED media partners. uncharTED is now preparing to step into the final round, and is getting set to reveal the Top 3 finalists on 16 June.
For the last four weeks Tooheys Extra Dry uncharted competition 1 2009 round 1 has been live and kickin’, showcasing the country’s Top 50 emerging artists, which were selected from over 2,300 entries. Round 1 has come to an end with the announcement of the Top 10 semi-finalists – as voted by you!
The Top 6 publically voted artists are (in no particular order) Sydney bands Bridgemary Kiss, The Falls, OnlyTheSeaSlugs and The Deer Republic, Melbournites Foxx On Fire and Perth band French Rockets. They will be joined by the four media pick bands, Brisbane band Ellington (The Music Network), Sydney-siders Death Mattel (MTV), Melbourne outfit Hot Little Hands (MySpace) and Sydney songstress Sui Zhen (Street Press Collective). This fine collection of Australian emerging artists are now waiting for your vote, and each has the chance to strut their stuff at this year’s Splendour In The Grass, as well as winning an artist development package worth $25,000! Visit www.uncharted.com.au to look at and listen to the Top 10, then vote for your pick of the pack.
The voting slates were wiped clean bringing all the artists to the same playing level for this round, so register and start voting to make sure your favourite semi-finalist has a chance of making it through to the Top 3 announced on 16 June. This time around there is SMS voting, an uncharTED mobile site and artists widgets that you can upload to your social networking profile, go to www.uncharted.com.au for details. You can submit one vote per hour and the more you vote, the more chances you have at winning prizes.
To vote, or get more information and exclusive content, visit www.uncharted.com.au, or the mobile site – http://uncharted.mobi