Boy & Bear Share Video For “Suck On Light” + New Album Out Next Week + On Tour Now

September 18, 2019 BY Nettwerk

With their impending fourth studio album Suck On Light out next Friday, September 27th, Boy & Bear have revealed the new video for the album’s title track, which captures the band on Super 8 film taking us behind the scenes of their recent sold out Australian shows on their current Hold Your Nerve Tour.

Boy & Bear launched the North American leg of the tour last week, hitting Philadelphia, Washington, Boston and the Bowery Ballroom in New York City.  Their 44-date Hold Your Nerve Tour continues throughout the USA and Canada, then onto the UK and Europe finishing on February 26th, 2020 at Shepherds Bush Empire in London. Remaining tour dates are listed below.

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The first new music since the release of 2015’s #1 ARIA Charting Album Limit Of Love, the band revealed the personal and professional storm of delivering this next album — one they feared might never come to exist. They were faced with the challenge of vocalist-guitarist Dave Hosking battling a debilitating illness, which drove them to create their finest album to date; a record that takes the trademark analogue warmth of their sound and pushes it to places the Sydney quintet have never explored before.

As Hosking told, “’Suck On Light’ is a song about hope. The moment I personally started to feel like I was on the improve, the moment things started to look up. The choruses always felt like a celebration of life and I think that sentiment carries across the song as a whole.”

Produced by Boy & Bear and Collin Dupuis (Lana Del Rey, The Black Keys) in Nashville’s Southern Ground studios, and mixed in part by Grammy Award-winning mix engineer Tom Elmhirst (Arcade Fire, Beck, Lorde, Amy Winehouse), Suck On Light also includes singles “Hold Your Nerve” and “Work Of Art.” Available on CD and standard & limited edition colored vinyl, Suck On Light available to pre-save, pre-order and pre-add from here.

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. Their last album, 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.

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For all ticketing information:

North America

Thursday September 12 | World Cafe Live Downstairs, Philadelphia
Friday September 13 | Bowery Ballroom, New York
Saturday September 14 | Union Stage, Washington
Monday September 16 | Brighton Music Hall, Boston
Tuesday September 17 | L’Astral, Montreal

Thursday September 19 | Opera House, Toronto
Friday September 20 | Maxwell’s Concerts & Events, Waterloo
Saturday September 21 | The Casbah, Hamilton
Monday September 23 | Bottom Lounge, Chicago
Tuesday September 24 | Turf Club, Minneapolis
Wednesday September 25 | Garrick Centre, Winnipeg
Friday September 27 | The Capitol Music Club, Saskatoon
Saturday September 28 | The Palace Theatre, Calgary
Sunday September 29 | Starlite, Edmonton
Tuesday October 1 | Capital Ballroom, Victoria
Wednesday October 2 | Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver
Friday October 4 | Sunset Tavern, Seattle
Saturday October 5 | Aladdin Theater, Portland
Tuesday October 8 | The Independent, San Francisco
Wednesday October 9 | The Roxy Theatre, Los Angeles
Friday October 11 | Constellation Room, Santa Ana
Saturday October 12 | Voodoo Room @ House of Blues, San Diego


Wednesday 5 February 2020 | De Roma, Antwerp, Belgium
Thursday 6 February 2020 | Tivoli Vrendenburg, Utrecht, Holland
Friday 7 February 2020 | Doornroosje, Nijmegen, Holland
Saturday 8 February 2020 | Paradiso Noord, Amsterdam, Holland
Tuesday 11 February 2020 | Les Etoiles, Paris, France
Wednesday 12 February 2020 | Luxor, Cologne, Germany
Thursday 13 February 2020 | Knust, Hamburg, Germany
Saturday 15 February 2020 | Lido, Berlin, Germany
Sunday 16 February 2020 | Strom, Munich, Germany
Monday 17 February 2020 | Magnolia, Milan, Italy,
Tuesday 18 February 2020 | Papiersaal, Zurich, Switzerland
Thursday 20 February 2020 | Gorilla, Manchester, UK
Friday 21 February 2020 | Glasgow Arts School, Glasgow, UK
Saturday 22 February 2020 | Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, UK
Monday 24 February 2020 | Institute 3, Birmingham, UK
Tuesday 25 February 2020 | Thekla, Bristol, UK
Wednesday 26 February 2020 | Shepherds Bush Empire, London, UK