Album cover artwork for Sold For Sale by Didirri“Start the parade,” Didirri Peters sings at the beginning of his second EP, “as the sky turns grey.”

The Warrnambool singer-songwriter’s indie folk floats effortlessly into your subconscious. Produced by Joe Chiccarelli (The White Stripes, Morrissey, Augie March) and Evermore’s Dann Hume, a standout is Loose Belt Drive, which compares rock ’n’ roll to religion, exposing the excesses in both.

Didirri’s poetic pop reminds of Ron Sexsmith, as his magical melodies manage to make melancholia sound uplifting. “Life has some raw stuff,” he declares in his Eurovision entrant, Raw Stuff. Indeed. But Sold For Sale is filled with beauty and wonder. “What if I was unprepared?” he ponders in The Critic. But Didirri is ready for stardom.

Sold For Sale by Didirri is out September 25 via Unified.

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