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Tom Cunliffe announces album date and New Zealand tour

Tom Cunliffe releases new single ‘Burning Blood’; announces album date and New Zealand tour

Kiwi troubadour Tom Cunliffe has today released ‘Burning Blood’, the second single from his upcoming album TEMPLATE FOR LOVE, out on April 13.

Cunliffe will follow-up the album’s release with a six-date NZ tour that takes in both islands, starting at the Wine Cellar in Auckland on April 13 and winding up inLyttelton Records in Christchurch on April 28. See full list of dates and venues below.

Burning Blood’ showcases Cunliffe’s knack for blending catchy, warm melodies with compelling lyrics. It’s accompanied by a beautifully shot video, directed by Harvey Hayes and co-starring Reb Fountain. It is set in and around Auckland, where Cunliffenow calls home.

The video has premiered on Under The Radar - watch HERE.

Burning Blood’ and the already released ‘This Table Is A River’ (which has featured on Hauraki and the B-nets) both set the scene for a solid collection of songs, which make upCunliffe’s second full-length album TEMPLATE FOR LOVE.

The album was produced by Ben Edwards and Dave Khan, both renowned for their work with the likes of Marlon Williams and Tami Neilson. It was recorded in Edwards’ studio in Lyttelton.

“It almost didn’t happen – Dave, Ben (Woolley) and Gus (Agars) were supposed to be playing a bunch of festivals with Marlon (Williams) in Russia, but they couldn’t get the visas. So suddenly they had a couple of weeks free to make a record,” says Cunliffe.

“We were joined by Dan Luscombe over from Melbourne and we piled into Ben’s studio to make some music!"

The record stays true to the qualities of Cunliffe’s 2016 debut HOWL AND WHISPER, but it does come with a more varied and bigger sound, which audiences at his six-dateTEMPLATE FOR LOVE tour can witness firsthand throughout April.

Get ‘Burning Blood’ on APPLE MUSIC / Google Play / Spotify

Pre-order the album here:

Don’t miss Tom Cunliffe and his band coming to a town or city near you!


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