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Posted 8 Apr 2014 @ 5:26pm


Funny how The Naked And Famous are neither. Has anyone made that joke yet? But yeah, they seemed to have a rough Year Of Our Lorde 2013, their latest album sideswiped in the alt-pop stakes when released in the same window as their compatriot. It probably wouldn’t have mattered either way. What We Want is a featherweight anthem, as if Angus & Julia Stone penned an arena-sized...

Posted 11 Mar 2014 @ 1:53pm

Nearly six years into their tenure, New Zealand electro-rockers The Naked And Famous have seen a neatly divided troupe of post-punk revivalists and casual festivalgoers unite beneath their brand. With a two-album catalogue, vocalist, guitarist and songwriter Thom Powers is now concerned with dropping fresh content quickly. His hint of a follow-up to In Rolling Waves, though, comes aside the...

Posted 14 Feb 2014 @ 9:43am

The Naked And Famous have announced they will play their first headline shows since the release of their second album In Rolling Waves in Australia this April and May.


The electrifying, synth-pop five-piece from New Zealand are ready to embark on a set of national headline shows taking them to Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Sydney. The tour follows on from their slot on this...

Posted 28 Aug 2013 @ 9:24am

It’s been three years since The Naked and Famous released their debut record, Passive Me, Aggressive You. After seeing through a comprehensive global touring schedule, the New Zealand five-piece relocated to Los Angeles to record their second album, In Rolling Waves. The new record is out early September, and guitarist Thom Powers explains that while on tour the band were consistently working...

Posted 31 Jul 2013 @ 9:11am

Remember Naked And Famous? They’re back! So how do they follow up the runaway success of their debut LP? With more of the same, really.  “Could we try to reinvent?” goes the cry, the plodding synths and goofy guitar bursts answering with an emphatic “not really.” And hey, why should they try to reinvent? The cover art for upcoming album In Rolling Waves looks like a pulled apart poppy. A sly...

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