I Know Leopard

I Know Leopard

credit: Lisa Businovski

I Know Leopard - Landmine

I Know Leopard continue to establish themselves as one of Australia's most unique and exciting art pop outfits. The Sydney quartet explode their emotions into a musical kaleidoscope, finding catharsis in the ethereal bliss of pop’s plastic, proggy past. At the core of it all is dedication to timeless songwriting.

Over the past few years, six consecutive singles have been added to high rotation on Australia's national radio broadcaster Triple J, accompanied by sold out shows around the country and appearances at reputable festivals such as Laneway and Lost Paradise. However it is the album's first single 'Landmine', released in August 2018, that has truly been the outfit's biggest statement to date. Indicative of the lofty ambition inherent in the record which is slated for release in early 2019, Landmine marks a new beginning for the band. It revels in shimmering 70's soft rock glory but it is the channeling of this influence into something exotic and new that has truly dazzled audiences.

Amidst the current musical climate, I Know Leopard are something of an anomaly. Gloriously out of step and bringing a sense of luxury, glamour and brains with them.

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Genre: Pop
Subgenre: Indie Pop
From: Sydney, AUSTRALIA