Boy & Bear
Named one of USA Today’s “5 Australian Acts You Need To Know Now,” Boy & Bear saw huge success in North America with single “Southern Sun” from Harlequin Dream, which spent weeks in the Top 5 on the Triple A Top 30 Chart. The band made their U.S. late night TV debut on CONAN, as well as appeared on NPR’s “World Café With David Dye” and VH1 Big Morning Buzz. In their home country, Harlequin Dream debuted at #1 on the ARIA Top Albums Chart and was certified Platinum. 2015’s Limit of Love also debuted at #1 on the ARIA Album Chart, and saw the band at the peak of their career, selling out major venues such as Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion and Brisbane’s Riverstage, and touring across the world.
In 2019, the band rleased their anticiapted fourth studio album Suck On Light. Produced by the five times ARIA Award winning Australian band and Collin Dupuis (The Black Keys, Angel Olsen, Ex Hex), and mixed in part by Grammy Award-winning engineer Tom Elmhirst (Arcade Fire, Beck, Lorde), Boy & Bear weathered a personal and professional storm to deliver this new album. It’s a record they feared might never come to exist. Yet it’s the very challenges they faced over the past three years, as vocalist-guitarist Dave Hosking battled a debilitating illness, that pushed them to create their finest album to date; a release that takes the trademark analogue warmth of their sound and pushes it to places the Sydney quintet have never before explored.