News: The Cat Empire blitz world iTunes charts with acclaimed new album; ‘Today Show’ performance this Wednesday!
Released last Friday, The Cat Empire’s eagerly-awaited new album, ‘Steal The Light’, is already proving a force to be reckoned with on charts worldwide, hitting top 20 in the iTunes album charts of five countries on release day; #2 on the Australian chart, #5 in Canada, #19 in Switzerland, #20 in Germany, #20 in Holland, #25 in South Africa, #26 in the UK, #40 in Austria, #53 in France and #80 in Belgium!
These outstanding results consolidate a wave of acclaim from fans and critics alike, with Rolling Stone describing the album as “a world of enlightenment” and Inpress hailing the record as “a career-defining statement… it is that darn good.”
The band will celebrate with an appearance on Channel 9’s The Today Show this Wednesday 22nd May, for which they will perform their eponymous second single and title track “Steal The Light” along with live show anthem “The Chariot”.
The video for “Steal The Light” recently premiered with Channel [V]. Watch: “Steal The Light” (YouTube) Including footage taken during The Cat Empire’s headline performance as part of Melbourne’s White Night Festival in February, the video captures all the pure improvised energy that has made the Melbourne six-piece one of Australia’s most successful live bands.
The Cat Empire will commence their world tour in July, with over 70 dates throughout the USA, Canada, South America, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain, Switzerland, Belgium and the Netherlands. They will be back in Australia in September for the national leg of the tour, with tickets for these shows already on sale.
AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES 2013
Adelaide: 6th Sep @ Thebarton Theatre
Perth: 7th Sep @ Red Hill
Darwin: 8th Sep @ Discovery
Melbourne: 12th Sep @ The Forum
Melbourne: 13th Sep @ The Forum
Canberra: 19th Sep @ UC Refectory
Sydney: 20th Sep @ The Enmore
Sydney: 21st Sep @ The Enmore
Brisbane: 27th Sep @ Tivoli
Brisbane: 28th Sep @ Tivoli
‘Steal The Light’ is out now on Two Shoes Records through Inertia