An Emerald City EP release party
An Emerald City are pleased to announce the national release of their self titled ep 'An Emerald City' on April 14th on Monkey Records via Rhythm Method. To celebrate this debut An Emerald City will throw a soiree in the form of a release party at the renowned Ambassador Theatre in Pt. Chevalier, Auckland on Saturday April the 19th.
Since their inception in late 2005, Auckland band An Emerald City have strived for musical experimentation and liberation. Organic instrumentation and sounds of the east meet psychedelia with guitars and violin are at the centre of this original and unique 6 piece.
The summer of 2007/2008 unleashed an array of summer performances that included the likes of: Soundsplash, Rhythm and Vines, bfm's Summer Series and Shore Sounds. Womad saw An Emerald City perform to over 1200 people across their two performances. This is also where NZers and the world got their first opportunity to purchase a slice of An Emerald City - their debut self titled ep - if you missed out, never fear, now is your chance to get a piece of this truly original band.
The 4 track ep features two of the bnet favourites 'Qing Song' (also featured as Karen Walker's opening track at New York Fashion Week this year) and 'A Thousand Stars At Night' recorded at Clockwork Studios in Auckland with Nick Taylor. The ep also includes 2 new songs 'Mr. Finn' and the new single 'A Question' recorded at Roundhead Studios with Liam Finn and Jol Mulholland. The sriking original artwork is by Mr. Will Handley.
An Emerald City release self titled ep through Monkey Records on April 14th 2008.
An Emerald City e.p Release Party
w/ special guests
Saturday April the 19th
Ambassador Theatre, Pt. Chevalier, Auckland
$20 with ep or $10 on the door (doorsales only)