THIRSTY MERC are one of Australia’s finest live acts and their songs have become part of the fabric of Australia’s music DNA! This year, Thirsty Merc mark a 10-year milestone since the release of their self-titled double platinum debut LP with the announcement of their Acoustic Anniversary Album and national tour. Dubbed AAA the album is a collection of acoustic interpretations of fan favourites including ‘20 Good Reasons’, ‘In The Summertime’, ‘Someday Someday’, and ‘Mousetrap Heart’. These new recordings showcase the band’s exemplary level of musicianship and hearing these well-known with acoustic production highlights the world-class song writing ability of Rai Thistlethwayte.
Having released three critically acclaimed albums. Over 200,000 album sales under their belt, a finalist in the APRA Song of the Year for ‘20 Good Reasons’ (which also reached #1 on iTunes in Australia) and three ARIA nominations, Thirsty Merc have found their way into the fabric of Australia’s musical landscape.
AAA the album will be on sale to the general public on Friday 5th September through MGM Distribution.
The band will also be taking this album to the road touring all corners of Australia in October-November 2014. Hit the TOUR tab up top for a full list of dates and tickets.
Thirsty Merc are:
Rai Thistlethwayte – vocals, piano, guitar
Phil Stack – bass
Matt Smith – guitar