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The Paper Kites Biography

Last updated: 08/09/2012 02:05:28 PM

After having experienced a whirlwind of success since their debut EP Woodland, young Indie Folk five-piece, The Paper Kites,are proud to announce the release of their brand new EP, Young North.

To celebrate this release, The Paper Kites will debut the EP in full in a series of captivating shows starting in October.

Their new material has an energetic feel to it, while maintaining the romantic and whimsical appeal of their current favourites. The earthy sounding instruments meld together to create a perfect backdrop for the band’s harmonic, strong and sensual voices.

In their recent Heavy Reins tour The Paper Kites previewed songs fromYoung North, and fans have been buzzing with excitement ever since.

They have toured with the likes of Boy & Bear and Josh Pyke, their song Featherstone featured in Grey’s Anatomy and their hit Bloom has been viewed more than a million times on Youtube.They sold out both their first East Coast tour and their July Heavy Reins tour.

Joining The Paper Kites on their national tour are very special guests Art Of Sleeping and Battleships.

Released earlier this year, the Art Of Sleeping’s first single ‘Empty Hands’ had listeners scrambling to hear it again and again. The subsequent ‘Above The Water’ adds more substance to the accessible melodies and intricate musicianship and paves the way solidly for the bands forthcoming EP, which is set to be unleashed very soon.

2012 has been a busy year for Sydney 4-piece Battleships. Having receivedwidespread acclaim for their debut single'In Retrospect', Battleships delivers theircaptivating new single 'Your Words'.Their debut single ‘In Retrospect’ landedon high rotation on Triple J, as well asreceiving regular play on community-basedand independent radio nation-wide.