Tame Impala are 'right band at right time' with first LP in five years

Andre Paine

Fiction Records MD Jim Chancellor has told Music Week how the label turned the delay on Tame Impala’s comeback to its advantage.

The Australian psych-rock band, led by Kevin Parker, played The O2, the Empress Ballroom in Blackpool and Glastonbury in 2019 as part of a planned campaign for fourth LP The Slow Rush.

In the event, though, the record was pushed back to 2020. It will be released on February 14.

“The touring happened to take place last year, ...

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