Art of Fighting return after 12 year hiatus with ‘Genie’

Art of Fighting have returned with their first new music in twelve years. Their new single ‘Genie’ is released today, accompanied by a video directed by Sydney photographer Mclean Stephenson. Watch below!

For more than a decade, Art of Fighting were an oasis of grace and elegance in the world of Australian independent music. First album Wires edged out Magic Dirt, Something For Kate & You Am I to win an ARIA Award in 2001 for Best Alternative Release.

The band toured extensively, including trips to the UK, Europe, Japan and Taiwan, released second album Second Storey in 2004, then third album Runaways in 2007. Art of Fighting played their last live shows in 2008, although they say “we never really decided to go on hiatus and we never broke up.”

In 2012 they begun a fairly measured process of rehearsing, writing and recording for a new album with drummer Marty Brown at the helm. This April, Art of Fighting will play their first shows in over a decade in Sydney & Melbourne. Full tour details below.

Art Of Fighting is Ollie Browne, Peggy Frew, Miles Browne and Marty Brown.

Stream / download ‘Genie’:

Art Of Fighting – ‘Genie’ Single Tour Dates

Thursday 4th April
The Lansdowne, Sydney – Tickets

Thursday 11th April
Howler, Melbourne – Tickets

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