Brisbane’s Columbus have announced they will release their new EP ‘Next To Me‘ on April 28th via UNFD.

The five-track EP features a brand new single, ‘Next To Me‘ as well as a selection of Columbus’ catalogue reimagined acoustically.

Frontman Alex Moses says;

Next To Me is about a relationship growing apart: Next To Me is a melancholic falling out, which reminiscences about moments with a past lover. I wrote the song about the feeling of knowing you’re drifting apart from someone and there’s nothing you can do.

Check out the video for ‘Next To Me‘ below.

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Columbus headed back into the studio at the tail end of February to create ‘Next To Me‘ and, instead of locking themselves away from the world, the band live streamed the entire recording process via Facebook and Instagram. With the intention of giving their fans an insight into the day-to-day of how they make music, the live stream provided a great platform for the band to discuss and answer questions about the process with their fans, ultimately involving them in the creation of the EP.

Alongside the single, Columbus took four of their favourites and reshaped them into stripped back versions to showcase them in another light.

Moses adds;

It was a very creatively fulfilling process, focusing on acoustic instruments and softer sounds. We’re really proud of the songs and think they stand on their own in contrast to the heavier versions.

Next To Me‘ is available now for pre-order via iTunes [Here] or on CD [Here].

The band will head out on tour with Real Friends and Harbours in July / August. Tickets are on sale now. Dates and venues below if you need reminding.

COVER ART
Columbus
TRACK LISTING

1. Next To Me
2. Say What You Want (Acoustic)
3. Daffodil (Acoustic)
4. Downsides Of Being Honest (Acoustic)
5. Raindrop (Acoustic)

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TOUR DATES

REAL FRIENDS
With guests COLUMBUS (Except *) & HARBOURS
JULY
27th – The Brightside, Brisbane [18+]
28th – Phoenix Arts Theatre, Brisbane [AA]
29th – The Factory Theatre, Marrickville [Lic/AA]
31st – YMCA HQ, Leederville [AA] *
AUGUST
1st – Rosemount Hotel, Perth [18+] *
2nd – Fowlers Live, Adelaide [Lic/AA]
3rd – Evelyn Hotel, Fitzroy [18+]
4th – Arrow On Swanston, Carlton [AA]
—> Tickets available now.
—> For more information, visit [Here].

TOUR POSTER
Real Friends Australian Tour
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