Augie March are an Australian band like no other, delivering their own quixotic brand of literate rock, talking pop and poetry. I mean, which other local act would serve up song titles such as Mephistopheles Perverted and I Woke Up In Borgolombardo? Producer Tony Cohen – the godfather of Australian alternative rock – came out of retirement to produce this album, recording in Hobart and Melbourne. Sadly, he died before it could be finished – but the strength of these songs is a fitting tribute.
Bootikins is out February 23 via Caroline.
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