THU, FEB 16, 2012 at 5:31 AM


Today we are happy to announce that Australian band Husky’s Debut Album, Forever So, will be released July 10th on this very record label. We’re also feeling good about the fact that we can share not only a music video from the band, but also a free download and newly confirmed tour dates. Let’s get into it!

Download mp3 “The Woods” here.
Watch “The Woods” video on our YouTube channel.

More about Husky
Husky Gawenda (vox, guitar), Gideon Preiss (keys, vox), Evan Tweedie (bass, vox) and Luke Collins (drums) make up Melbourne, -based Husky. Following the Australian release of their 2011 debut album, Forever So, Husky has decided to take their critically acclaimed music to the rest of the world with a July 10th release date.

“Sub Pop is enamored with the Melbourne quartet, Husky,” says President of Sub Pop Jonathan Poneman. “The band’s strength rests in its infectious, evocative songs and stirring live performances.”

Husky is hitting the international touring circuit throughout February and March. Following national appearances at Laneway Festival, the band will tour alongside German duo BOY throughout Germany and then perform at SXSW in Austin, Texas, Canadian Music Week and in New York City and LA. Complete list of dates below.

About “The Woods” Video
“The Woods” video created by visionary animator Brendan Cook (Gotye, Temper Trap) the video, full of striking images in other-worldly sequences, captures Husky’s lush orchestration and lyrical storytelling in this song of dreams, memories and exploration.

What People Are Saying About Husky
Forever So is breathtaking in its ambition, a shimmering fog of kaleidoscopic storytelling, each a song a Nick Drake-esque fairytale delivered with full indie-orhestration.” **** [Band to Watch] – Rolling Stone

“With indie folks songs that are totally accessible and sweet while for the most part avoiding being predictable or twee, there is certainly enough about Forever So to suggest that everything is in place for Husky to make an impact. Don’t be surprised if 2012 is a big year for this likeable quartet.” – Drum

“A sweet, little gem” – Cream

“This outstanding debut album weaves understated sincerity into wintry introspectiveness forced upon anyone in the city of four-seasons-a-day. Husky’s mid-tempo folk reflects upon the world with genuine originality, too – the songs avoid the more obvious tricks in the composers playbook, leaving ample space for frontman Husky Gawanda’s lyrical confessions.” – Sydney Morning Herald

Click here for a full list of tour dates:

Posted by Bekah Zietz