Sydney’s Mere Women recently revealed details of their forthcoming third LP, ‘Big Skies‘ as well as announcing their East Coast album tour dates for this June and July.

Now comes a video clip for ‘Eternally‘, the opening track from ‘Big Skies‘ which is due out June 16th.

The video follows singer Amy Wilson as she walks the streets late at night, wandering down laneways and playing with trolleys whilst a dark figure shadows her every move. Shot by D.K. Robinson with a static motion overlay, the video serves as a parallel to Mere Women’s sound, finding beauty in the darkness as she explores and is ultimately reunited with friends.

Check it out below.

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The album is now available to pre-order digitally on iTunes [Here], and physically from Poison City [Here]. Tickets to the tour are on sale now.

The 12 tracks which make up ‘Big Skies‘ explore themes of women’s experiences over generations and the simultaneous isolation and confinement felt by many women living in regional communities. The songs are haunting, restless and impeccably composed. A claustrophobic journey through wide open spaces.

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Mere Women have continually explored new structures in greater depth with a collaborative writing process, with the aim to find new ways of expressing and writing popular music through post-punk. They work to actively break barriers and predictable, unimaginative musical structures that reinforce the status quo of male-dominated popular music. Previously operating as a three-piece – Amy Wilson on vocals/keys, Flyn Mckinnirey on guitar and Kat Byrne on drums – they brought in Trisch Roberts on bass at the start of 2016 which has taken their sound to another level, now being able to find the space between keys and guitar that they had not previously explored.

Big Skies‘ was largely written at Black Wire Records in Annandale, a record store and DIY music space that was recently shut down after thriving in the music community for 7+ years, and recorded at One Flight Up, a small studio tucked away in a converted warehouse in St Peters, with Tim Carr, who worked with Mere Women on their previous two albums. All instruments were recorded live to capture their hypnotic and dark live show energy.

The tour will stop in Canberra, Sydney, Wollongong, Melbourne and Brisbane, with special guests also just announced.

TOUR DATES

MERE WOMEN
JUNE
22nd – Transit Bar, Canberra [18+] w/ Wives
23rd – Red Rattler, Marrickville [18+] w/ Marcus Whale, TAFEWRM
25th – Urge Records, Thirroul [18+] w/ White Dog, Legal Aliens
30th – The Curtin, Carlton [18+] w/ Terrible Truths, Split
JULY
8th – Bloodhound Bar, Brisbane [18+] w/ 100%, Ultra Material
—> Tickets available now.
—> For more information, visit [Here].

TOUR POSTER
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COVER ART
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TRACK LISTING

1. Eternally
2. Silver and Gold
3. Birthday
4. Big Skies
5. Curse
6. Drive
7. Visitor
8. Is This Real
9. Come Back
10. Numb
11. Tin Rooves
12. Wanderer

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PHOTO CREDIT

Mere Women photo by Shelley Horan.

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