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New Signings March 16, 2020

Lastlings sign to Liberation Records and Native Tongue Publishing

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Lastlings sign to Liberation Records and Native Tongue Publishing
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Gold Coast-based duo Lastlings have signed a fresh label deal with Liberation Records, as well as a publishing deal with Native Tongue.

The news comes with a brand new single from the pair, with ‘Take My Hand’ premiering on triple j’s Good Nights.

Their first release on Mushroom’s Liberation imprint is also the Japanese-Australian sibling duo’s first track of of 2020, and sees their star continue to rise after cementing their position regulars on the triple j playlist in recent years.

“We’re incredibly excited to be working with Lastlings and their team,” Liberation Records MD Damian Slevison tells TMN

“They’ve made a brilliant debut album that is another big step up, and we’re confident it will catapult them to an exciting new stage of their career. 

“The songs and production are world-class and the band’s visual/artistic aesthetic across videos, photos, artwork is sublime.”

Lastlings first hit the public spotlight as finalists in triple j’s Unearthed High in 2016.

The pair are now set to play support duties on RUFUS DU SOL’s forthcoming US tour, which will see them play plenty of new music.

Lastlings also been welcomed into the Native Tongue Publishing family.

“We’re thrilled to welcome the incredibly talented Amy & Josh Dowdle to the Native Tongue family,” said Native Tongue managing director Jamie Gough.

“They first caught our eye at BIGSOUND back in 2016, and it’s been great to watch their development since. We look forward to a successful relationship with Amy, Josh and the team at Leisurely.”

‘Take My Hand’ is out overseas on RUFUS’ label Rose Avenue and Astralwerks.

“We’re so happy to be joining Native Tongue Music Publishing. We’ve only ever worked on music together as a duo so the prospect of working with a team that will foster further collaborations is very exciting for us,” said Amy and Josh, aka Lastlings.

“We almost always write music with some kind of visual cue for inspiration, so the idea of our songs being paired to tv and film is something we can’t wait to see.”

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