THE SOUL MOVERS NEW 'BONA FIDE' ALBUM OUT NOW!

"Earning their stripes as one of Australia’s hardest working bands, The Soul Movers have taken their special blend of Soul to the USA and back again to create their new album, BONA FIDE - out now through ABC Music/ UMA.

 

Fronted by Lizzie Mack and her brother in Soul, Murray Cook, The Soul Movers include in their number, bassman Andy Newman (The Visitors) Marko Simec on keys (Waiting For Guinness) and drummer Stu Wilson (Loose Pills).

 

Never content to spend a night indoors, The Soul Movers headed stateside to play shows from LA to NY as they cut BONA FIDE in a series of iconic studios that occupy hallowed musical ground including Fame, Muscle Shoals Jimmy Nutt's The Nutthouse Studio in Alabama, and in Memphis, Royal and Sun Studios. At the latter, “X” marks the spot where Elvis sang, and that’s where Lizzie stood and delivered as the band lay down some of the finest grooves you’re likely to hear in 2019." Sean Sennett

With Bona Fide, The Soul Movers offer an album that features many hit-making musicians.

These include legendary "Swampers" David Hood on bass, Spooner Oldham on keys and Milton Sledge on drums joined by Kelvin Holly, Little Richard's guitarist of 20 years, on guitar.

Having recorded across many iconic studios including Sun and Royal in Memphis, as well as Fame and Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, 'Bona Fide' places The Soul Movers' music in the highly skilled hands of the originators of these exciting soul-pop, blues, and 'old school' R&B genres where they reinforced their craft with the masters themselves.


In terms of performance, Glenn A. Baker captures the band's live festival-style set perfectly:

"The Soul Movers have become even more road-hardened since returning from their US adventures. The evidence was on display today at the Newtown Festival, where they delivered a cracking 40-minute set that blew everyone away. In fact, the mosh pit became so animated that it was almost lethal!

Murray Cook and Lizzie Mack have forged an alliance so powerful, so fearsomely funky, that The Soul Movers have become one of the most exciting live bands in the land."

BONA FIDE
Live Show Dates 2019 - NSW . VIC . QLD . WA .

 

 

Byron Bay Guitar Festival - Byron NSW

Sat @7pm and Sun @1pm, October 12 - 13

https://tickets.oztix.com.au/outlet/event/fa5503e1-b5bc-43f3-a8e9-226347e76498

Friday, October 18

The Four Seasons - Sydney NSW

https://www.goldenstave.com.au/events/?EventGroupID=16&EventID=17

Thursday, Nov 7 - 8pm

The Espy - St Kilda VIC

(with Plastic Section)

https://hotelesplanade.com.au/

Thursday, Nov 7 - 9:30pm

Yah Yah's Brunswick

(with DJ Kid Congo)

https://yahyahs.com.au/

Friday,  November 8

Pistol Pete’s - Geelong VIC

http://www.pistolpetesfoodnblues.com.au/

Sunday, Nov 10
The Newtown Festival - NSW

Closing slot - Main Stage - 4:40pm - 5:20pm

http://www.newtownfestival.org/

Thursday, Nov 28
The Vanguard - Newtown NSW

(with Amazing Woolloomoolosers)

https://thevanguard.com.au/

Friday, December 6

A Very Friendly Xmas Party – The Vic, Bathurst

With Smith & Jones and The Gents

https://www.stickytickets.com.au/d9hoa

Saturday, December 7

The Agrestic Grocer – Orange NSW

https://www.theagresticgrocer.com.au


Saturday, December 14 - from 4-8pm

The Servo Food Truck – W'gong NSW

(with Fangin' Felines and The Cha Cha Cha's)

https://www.facebook.com/servofoodtruckbar

Sunday, Dec 22
Paddo RSL - Paddington NSW

With Smith & Jones and Fever Pitch

http://www.paddorsl.com.au/

Tuesday, Dec 31

New Years Eve Show - TBA

Friday, January 10

Elvis Festival - Parkes NSW

9pm - 10pm - Mainstage

https://www.parkeselvisfestival.com.au/elvis_events/soul-movers/

Friday, January 24

SS&A Club Albury, NSW

(The Studio)

http://www.ssaclub.com.au/studio/

Saturday, February 1

The Vanguard - Newtown NSW

(with Plastic Section)

https://thevanguard.com.au/

Friday, February 28

Fremantle Social Club - Freo WA

https://www.freo.social/

Sat Feb 29 and Sun 1 March

Nannup Music Festival WA

Saturday: 11:05pm -11.55pm Town Hall

Sunday: 9:00pm - 9:40pm Town Hall

http://nannupmusicfestival.org/fp/

 

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