POND announces tenth studio album ‘Stung!’ out June 21

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POND - 'Stung!' album cover art

Australian rock band POND announced their tenth studio album Stung!, scheduled for release on June 21, 2024, via Spinning Top Records. Formed in 2016, the band has consisted of Nick Allbrook, Jay Watson, Shiny Joe Ryan, Jamie Terry and James Ireland. Stung!’s announcement is accompanied by the band’s new single, “(I’m) Stung,” which was released on March 27. 

“I wrote most of this while mowing someone’s lawn. I went home and put my fingers on the piano and pretty much played the base of it first go. This is a very rare and special treat and buoyed me for weeks. It’s funny because I had a mad crush on someone, and they dropped me like a sack of shit and this song just flew down and clocked me right in the forehead and I felt totally better. Then Gin and Gum added all their magic – cool sounds, passing chords.”

Stung! will consist of four sides — A, B, C and D — and has an estimated running time of 54 minutes.

Preorder Stung! now.

The title Stung! began as a reference to having a crush on someone that they began to use this so often, they decided to make it a name. They remain stung with music and with the world.

NORTH AMERICAN TOUR:
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May 1 // The Basement East // Nashville, TN
May 2 // The Orange Peel // Asheville, NC
May 3 // Shaky Knees Festival // Atlanta, GA
May 4 // Terminal West // Atlanta, GA 
May 7 // Mohawk // Austin, TX
May 8 // White Oak Music Hall // Houston, TX
May 9 // Trees // Dallas, TX
May 11 // Ogden Theatre // Denver, CO
May 12 // Kilby Court Block Party // Salt Lake City, UT
May 15 // The New Parish // Oakland, CA
May 16 // Lodge Room // Los Angeles, CA
May 17 // The Observatory North Park // San Diego, CA
May 18 // The Observatory OC // Santa Ana, CA

UK/EU TOUR:
September 24 // Papillon // Southampton, UK
September 26 // Gorilla // Manchester, UK
September 27 // The Wardrobe // Leeds, UK
September 28 // The Grove // Newcastle, UK
September 29 // King Tut’s Wah Wah // Glasgow, UK
October 1 // XOYO Birmingham // Birmingham, UK
October 2 // Thekla // Bristol, UK
October 3 // Scala // London, UK
October 5 // La Trabendo // Paris, FR
October 6 // La Grand Salon, Botanique // Brussels, BE
October 7 // Paradiso // Amsterdam, NL
October 8 // Bürgerhaus Stollwerck // Cologne, DE
October 10 // Hole44 // Berlin, DE
October 11 // Fabrik // Hamburg, DE
October 13 // Vega // Copenhagen, DK

AUS TOUR:
June 14 //  VIVID Sydney // Carriageworks
June 15 // Altar, Hobart // TAS
June 27 // Lion Arts Factory // Adelaide, SA
June 28 // Northcote Theatre // Melbourne, VIC
June 29 // Princess Theatre // Brisbane, QLD 
July 6 // Freo Social // Fremantle, WA
July 20 // Splendour in the Grass // Byron Bay NSW

Keep up with POND: Instagram // Spotify // X // Facebook // YouTube // Website

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