SPECIAL TOUR EP RELEASE features Angel Forever, I Miss You and more
Sew up their debut Australian tour from Japan with their Harajuku street J-rock sounds as special invited guests forFuture Beauty Up Late at Brisbane's Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), in conjunction with their summer exhibition 'Future Beauty: 30 years of Japanese Fashion'.
In conjunction with the debut visit… Valve issue the debut Australian release for Broken Doll – 7 tracks of Japanese 80s punk harajuku style with influential love for Cyndi Lauper, Madonna, Culture Club and all things 80’s LA metal ala Poison. Includes special cover art by Brisbane artist and friend Cherie.
Known for their energetic performances and flamboyant Harajuku-style fashion, Tokyo four-piece Broken Doll are a 1980s-inspired Japanese punk-rock band with an ever-growing following as street fashion icons, influenced by their unique marriage of music and fashion. Exemplifying their distinctive ‘visual kei’ aesthetic, members of the band also manage a fashion label and store in the trendy Shimokitazawa district of Tokyo. Upon the release of their latest single ‘I Miss You’, along with a bunch of releases over the years including 2012’s Reach for The Sky”... Broken Doll have channeled the styles of Blondie and The Sex Pistols via Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and Baby Metal with their robust punk-rock sound and colourful fashion ala Japanese street culture craziness. Just returned from their first overseas jaunt in July to play London’s HYPER JAPAN they will be stitching into Australia for the first time, launching the ‘Future Beauty Up Late’ series at Brisbane's Gallery of Modern Art with an experience unlike anything presented at QAGOMA to date.
Then from there some quick stop clubs shows in Sydney and Melbourne.
Good Future for you!
Gallery of Modern Art and Consume present
BROKEN DOLL TOURING AUSTRALIA NOV 2014
NOV 21 Brisbane GOMA FUTURE BEAUTY UP LATE
Tickets from Qagoma.qld.gov.au/uplate
NOV 22 Sydney THE FACTORY FLOOR
Tickets from www.factorytheatre.com.au
, ph (02) 9550 3666 plus Enmore or Metro Theatre Box Office.
NOV 23 Melbourne DING DONG
Tickets from dingdong.oztix.com.au
and Box office Mon - Fri, 9am - 5.30pm ph (03) 9514 4599 and Oztix outlets.
AUSTRALIAN TOUR EP out on VALVE/MGM - NOV 7
features ANGEL FOREVER and I MISS YOU
REACH FOR THE SKY VIDEO: www.youtube.com/watch?v=psNLqHva8Gc
released November 7, 2014