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Georgia Maq announces ‘Live At The Sydney Opera House’ EP, shares Regina Spektor cover

Georgia Maq announces ‘Live At The Sydney Opera House’ EP, shares Regina Spektor cover

Camp Cope frontwoman Ga Maq has announced her first live release as a solo artist – a five-keep track of collection of recordings from her Vivid Dwell present at the Sydney Opera Residence – today (November 8) sharing from it a include of Regina Spektor’s ‘Samson’.

In a push release, Maq spelled out that ‘Samson’ is “a pretty critical song” for her simply because of its lyrical poignancy: “Being a greek female with a moustache and hairy arms I was often bullied in college about currently being unique, but then I heard ‘Samson’ and it fully altered my viewpoint of my system. I started playing that music when I was 15 and it often brought me back again to my electrical power.”

Have a listen to the go over down below:


Maq’s ‘Live At The Sydney Opera House’ EP will be released on December 2 via Our Golden Close friend. In addition to her protect of ‘Samson’, the document functions live variations of two as-yet-unreleased tracks – ‘Living Alone’ and ‘Neighbour’ – as properly as ‘Big Uncomfortable Heart’ (from her debut solo album, ‘Pleaser’) and ‘Cold Summer’, a standalone one she dropped in 2020.

Touching on the EP’s genesis, Maq stated: “I adore how are living versions of tracks are various to the recording and the authenticity of a reside general performance, so I preferred to share that. With the pandemic, it’s challenging to go out and see reside songs so I wanted to carry that intimate expertise to the listener at dwelling.

“These performances have been special to me simply because I experienced my beautiful action mum Rebecca Mason on the piano, as nicely as my ride-or-die string duo, Lucy Rash and Lucy Waldron, all of whom I am extremely fortunate to connect with mates.”

In an extra statement shared together with Maq’s, triple j presenter Lucy Smith boasted that the exhibits Maq played at the Opera House back again in June “affirmed what [she’s] always known about” the singer-songwriter, staying that “she’s 1 of this country’s star vocalists and regularly operating tough to evolve her audio and approach”.

“You could have listened to a pin fall throughout this set,” Smith ongoing, calling the setlist “a variety of tracks regarded as with grace, musicality, and intimacy” and noting that Maq “knew the gravity of this moment, and the area was captivated by her presence and voice”.

See the deal with art and tracklisting for the ‘Live At The Sydney Opera House’ EP under, then find pre-orders for it here.

1. ‘Big Embarrassing Heart’
2. ‘Living Alone’
3. ‘Neighbour’
4. ‘Cold Summer’
5. ‘Samson’ (Regina Spektor include)

‘Pleaser’ was introduced back again in December of 2019. ‘Cold Summer’ arrived the following March, with two additional standalone singles – ‘Someone Stranger’ (featuring Alice Ivy) and ‘Joe Rogan’ – coming out last July and December, respectively.

In the meantime, Camp Cope returned with their 3rd album, ‘Running With The Hurricane’, back again in March. Singles provided ‘Blue’, ‘Jealous’ and the title keep track of, when the album itself acquired a 4-star overview from NME, and was later spotlit as 1 of the most effective Australian albums from the 1st 50 percent of 2022.