|Tom Murphy began The Bloodpoets in Germany, after writing songs and busking on the streets of Erlangen. Within weeks, Fire In Erlangen had been written and recorded, set to be released to the German market. Back in Australia, The Bloodpoets released their debut EP in 2006 to rave reviews..
The success of Fire In Erlangen saw The Bloodpoets become a staple to the Brisbane music scene, performing on Festival stages and enduring heavy touring in Australia to great acclaim.
Fast forward 3 years and Borderline is released as a single from their debut album Polarity. Immediate responses came from Triple J Unearthed seeing them being featured artists 2 months consecutively, and receiving a large circulation of play over the summer of 2008/2009.
The band were then picked up by Channel V and Borderline was the most requested song on Channel V online for 2 weeks running.
The success of other songs on the album followed soon after Borderlines success, with My Paradise being synced with Top Rating show Bondi Rescue on Episode 12, and their second single Just In Time being added to both Triple J and Triple M once again.
From this point, the band took Borderline internationally receiving airplay on Oz shows across America, Germany and Canada. Most notably was the addition of Borderline on Zone FM, listing the band as the hot find of the week on their website. After the major success on radio and television that has seen their second single already picked up by Triple J and will begin their second album with ARIA award winning producer Magoo in 2010.
25 March 2011 – The Hi-Fi, Brisbane QLD – BUY TICKETS HERE
26 March 2011 – Pacific Hotel, Yamba NSW
30 March 2011 – Empress Hotel, Melbourne VIC
01 April 2011 – Hotel New York, Launceston TAS – BUY TICKETS HERE
02 April 2011 – Lansdowne Hotel, Sydney NSW
* CD Review: The Bloodpoets – Polarity