Watch our interview with Thelma Plum below!
Beloved singer-songwriter Thelma Plum has treated us all today with her new EP, Meanjin. We caught up with the singer to chat about the release, returning home, her forthcoming tour and so much more!
Serving as a letter to the singers hometown, Meanjin is laced with memory and nostalgia, brought to life by Plum's intimate storytelling lyricism. Warm and glowing soundscapes unfurl beneath the singers bewitching vocals, creating a homely comfort throughout, that drives the idea of returning to a place of solace and wrapping yourself in the memories that rise to the surface. The release arrives alongside an official visual for The Brown Snake, directed by Johnny Moubarak.
The singer will be hitting the road following the release of Meanjin, launching her new show on August 26 in Springwood / Gundungarra and Dharug Country. The tour will continue on to Newcastle / Awabakal Country, Canberra / Ngunnawal, Melbourne / Wurundjeri Country, Adelaide / Kaurna Country, the Gold Coast / Yugambeh Country, Brisbane / Meanjin, the Sunshine Coast / Kabi Kabi Country and Sydney / Gadigal Country, before ending at Good Day Sunshine Festival in Busselton / Wadandi Boodja on September. Tickets are on sale now, with GRAACE and Jem Cassar Daley set to join the tour.
Having made her debut in 2012 with Father Said, Plum quickly won the hearts of fans across with the nation with her early EP’s, Rosie and Monster, before sharing her acclaimed debut album, Better In Blak. The album peaked at #4 on the ARIA Albums Charts and scored the singer a 2019 ARIA Awards and 2020 Queensland Music Award, with the records title track placing ninth on triple j's hottest 100, the highest ever ranking for an Indigenous artist.
Watch our interview with Thelma Plum above!
Images: Vasili Papathanasopoulos ©
Filming: Katerina Papathanasopoulos
Meanjin is out now!
THE MEANJIN TOUR
Supported by GRAACE and Jem Cassar Daley
Thursday 25th August
Blue Mountains Theatre, Springwood, NSW / Gundungarra and Dharug Country
Friday 26th August
The Cambridge, Newcastle, NSW / Awabakal Country
Saturday 27th August
UC Refectory, Canberra, ACT / Ngunnawal
Thursday 1st September
Forum, Melbourne, VIC / Wurundjeri Country
Friday 2nd September
The Gov, Adelaide, SA / Kaurna Country
Saturday 3rd September
Spring Time Festival, Gold Coast, QLD / Yugambeh Country
Friday 9th September
The Tivoli, Brisbane, QLD / Meanjin
Saturday 10th September
Nightquarter, Sunshine Coast, QLD / Kabi Kabi Country
Friday 16th September
Roundhouse, Sydney, NSW / Gadigal Country
Saturday 24th September
Good Day Sunshine Festival, Busselton, WA / Wadandi Boodja