Ron Pope is an internet sensation whose global fan base came to be in 2006 after A Drop In The Ocean went viral and now it has been announced that September 17 will see the media servicing of One Grain of Sand, the first Ron Pope Aussie single. A Drop In The Ocean collected millions of hits on most of the online versions of the track and sold almost a million singles on iTunes, the song has also now been featured on So You Think You Can Dance, 90210, The Vampire Diaries and The Voice US. The song was later covered by Javier Colon, winner of The Voice US, it became the lead single on his debut album.
One Grain of Sand is off the Atlanta album, set for release on October 5. Soon after that Australia will be treated to his first ever Australian Tour. The tour consists of three intimate shows in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane this November.
Atlanta is the first of Pope’s albums to be released in Australia. It has already received some wonderful reviews across the globe and offers everything from rock songs driven by drums and guitars to heartfelt ballads.
Soon after the album release Ron Pope is heading to Australian shores to show his fans what he’s really all about in his three date east coast tour. The venues have been carefully selected to emphasis Pope’s raw vocals, soaring guitars and profound songwriting skills. Australians have been asking Pope to visit for years and he is extremely excited to finally be coming to Australia.
Pope says, “Australian fans were some of the first ones to jump on board for me. Aussies have been asking me to visit for years and I can’t wait to get down there for the first time this November. I really want to hold a koala, so I’m hoping we can finally make that happen while I’m down there!”
Thursday 15 November
Chapel Off Chapel, Melbourne (All Ages)
Ph: (03) 8290 7000
Friday 16 November
Sunday 18 November