The follow-up to 2015’s Antiques and Artefacts, China blends monumental sounds and thrilling textures while touching on the deeper meaning of what it’s like to be human. From the opening track “Antidote” with its cool 90s alternative vibes, to “Welcome The Wonderful In” – a down tempo electro number, to the cinematic album closer “Goodbye To The Show,” China confronts listeners with 14 tracks that explore The Parlotones’ diverse range that will undoubtedly bring in a new audience, yet stay true to their unique sound that has already won them over 900,000+ albums sales worldwide.
The Parlotones have toured extensively across the globe since 2007 and have played hundreds of shows and festivals including stops at T in the Park, V Fest, SXSW, and Canadian Music Week. They have also shared the stage with renown acts like Coldplay, Snow Patrol, Violent Femmes, andImagine Dragons. One of the band’s many highlights came in 2009/2010 during their ‘Stardust Galaxies’ world tour as they sold out headline arena shows at the 20,000 capacity Coca Cola Dome in Johannesburg and the Grand West Arena in Cape Town. In 2010 the band also opened up the soccer World Cup, where they were broadcast to roughly 1 Billion people worldwide.