Brian Campeau and Elana Stone are the backbone of The Rescue Ships and both are recognised singer/songwriters in their own right, they were also the music directors of ‘Underbelly: Razor’, now they are back with new single ‘City Life’ and touring the east coast of Australia to launch the single.
City Life comes from their debut album which is being recorded at the moment with a host of musical friends helping out, it is being recorded at Impure Cabana, Brian’s Newtown studio in inner city Sydney.
Elana has described the song like this: “a song about living in the city and looking for love, or even just a connection. It’s strange that we can be lonely even while we are surrounded by so many people. And the scariest part is, even when we find these people to love, we are still ultimately alone. Depressing much? Much.”
The list of well known and well loved artists that both Brian and Elana have worked with is quite impressive; the list of Australian artists includes Josh Pyke, Angus and Julia Stone, Bluejuice, Washington, The Cat Empire, Katie Noonan, and Urthboy. Internationally they have worked with Joanna Newsom, Passenger and Khaki King. This pair are no strangers to the big leagues and they are eying off a spot of their own.
Rescue Ships are a modern blend of folk, pop and rock that flawlessly combines the beautiful voice of Stone with that of Campeau and brings together each of their unique styles to create something new and quirky. Check them out if you can!
The single is available from iTunes now.
The ‘City Life’ Tour
Thursday July 5th
Beavs Bar, Geelong
77 Little Malop Street Geelong VIC
Tickets: free entry
Friday July 6th
The Grace Darling, Melbourne
114 Smith Street Collingwood VIC
Friday July 13th
The Red Rattler, Sydney
6 Faversham Street Marrickville
Wednesday July 18th
The Lass O’Gowrie, Newcastle
14 Railway Street Wickham
Friday July 20th
5 Church Street, Bellingen
Tickets available from venue or by calling 02 6655 0155.
www.facebook.com/5churchstreet / 7.30 pm – $10
Thursday July 26th
The Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane
1/322 Brunswick St Fortitude Valley
Friday August 3rd
The Front Bar, Canberra
Wattle Street, Lyneham Shops, Lyneham,
Saturday August 11th
The Clarendon Guesthouse, Katoomba
68 Lurline Street Katoomba
+ 61 2 4782 1322