Glass Animals announces successful Australian shows for 2022 – Music News


The 100 hottest defending champions landed on our shores in July to play three huge dates!

Although they passed the 2020 countdown with “Heat Waves”, Glass Animals did not have the opportunity to tour. Dreamland, the album from which the single is taken. Now they will have the chance!

You may have seen teaser posters popping up across the country, but this morning the Oxford band confirmed they will be returning to Down Under next winter. They will perform to around 4 to 5,000 fans in Perth and Sydney, and almost double in Melbourne! This is a big step up from the 900 capacity rooms Glass Animals played on their last visit in 2019.

See all dates below. Tickets are to be won on Tuesday, November 23, 2 p.m. AEDT.

Glass animals Dreamland Australian dates 2022

  • Thursday July 14 – HBF Stadium: Whadjuk Noongar, Perth
  • Saturday July 16, Hordern Pavilion: Gadigal Land, Sydney
  • Tuesday July 19, John Cain Arena: Wurunderji Woi Wurrung, Melbourne

Do you know what that means? Frontman Dave Bayley can now follow through on his claim to Spacey Jane while giving props to their track “Booster Seat,” aka the hottest # 2 song of 2020.

“Shout out to Spacey Jane, beautiful song! We’re going to have to buy some beers there,” Dave told triple j when first playing the sticky new single, “I Don’t Wanna Talk (I Just Wanna Dance) ‘ .

The track was part of the “bonus levels” featured on an extended version of Dreamland. Originally released in August 2020 just as COVID-19 tightened its unwelcome grip on the world, Dreamland saw the British group reach a new level of popularity and rave reviews.

Dave said hearing ‘Heat Waves’ announced as the hottest song of 2020′ was the time of my pandemic … No one has experienced a great pandemic, but it was the diamond of my pandemic.

An illustrated portrait of the British group and the 100 best toppers 2020 Glass Animals

In addition to making Glass Animals the first UK group since 2009 to make the 100 Hottest Triple Js, “Heat Waves” topped the Australian charts for six consecutive weeks. The single spent 41 weeks in the ARIA Top 10 Singles, which places it tied with Tones And I mega-hit ‘Dance Monkey’ for holding the record for the most Top 10 weeks in history. of ARIA.