Wellington dream-pop band French for Rabbits head overseas in March for their first USA tour. They'll be playing at one of the largest creative gatherings in the world, SXSW festival, plus about 15 dates around the country from LA, New Orleans, New York to San Francisco.
Before they go they're throwing a USA tour fundraiser show with special guests Fruit Juice Parade. Pre-sale tickets are $15 unwaged, $20 waged or if you're feeling generous and want to help the band make their US tour a success you can buy a $40 tour angel ticket! - Led by the soft, smoky-voiced Brooke Singer, dream pop band French for Rabbits, have been pioneers of atmospheric, delicate dream-pop in New Zealand for six years (taking cues from Cloudboy before them). Now Wellington based, the band started out as duo in the small coastal township of Waikuku Beach and have since received international acclaim for their emotionally evocative music. In 2017, the band toured Europe for the fifth time, released their well-received second album ‘The Weight of Melted Snow’ in New Zealand, were handpicked to open for Lorde and topped 11 million listens on Spotify. They have previously toured with Danish pianist and composer Agnes Obel, and featured on TV series’ including The Vampire Diaries, and Being Human. In 2019 their album received its international release on Fat Possum affiliated, Muscle Beach Records on 25 January. The band will tour the USA and SXSW in March.