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Benjamin Hannam
Daniel Muszynski
Sam Speck

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Sydney, via-Byron Bay, band Glass Towers are at the vanguard of a new wave of Australian artists who are creating waves internationally and at home via a very Australian brand of sun-drenched melodies and material which carries a deceptive undercurrent of depth and weight.
For such a young band, their debut album, ‘Halcyon Days’, has generated some serious noise in Australia and Japan where Glass Towers have forged a reputation as damn fine live performance, following tours with the likes of The Kooks and Metric. Hell, even Neil Finn (yes, of Crowded House fame) personally invited the band to open for his new Pajama Club project.
“IT WAS a good night for baby bands… Glass Towers looked about 12 and played like more than capable 20-year-olds. They seemed to be drawing on influences more commonly found in 30-year-olds. They'll be worth watching.” – Bernard Zuel, Sydney Morning Herald
The songwriting on ‘Halcyon Days’ deals with the universal themes and struggles faced during the delicate transition from youth to young adulthood – most of the songs written by lead singer Ben Hannam when he was still in his early teens, and forged into existence with a newly formed band of High School friends.
Glass Towers list of influences runs deep. From the literary genius of Jack Kerouac to the madcap mind of Syd Barrett and effortless cool of Lou Reed. From a childhood raised on a somewhat oddball mixture of Neil Diamond, Roxy Music and Simon & Garfunkel, to the paintings of J.M.W Turner and photographs of Robert Doisneau – all can be heard across the stunning debut album.
“The band takes you back to the giddy rush of teenage life, perfectly captured through eleven polished, tight and upbeat indie gems.” — Triple J
HALCYON DAYS was released to critical acclaim in Australia and Japan in late 2013, winning fans and accolades such as Triple J Feature album, #1 AIR Chart Debut, Tower Records Japan Album Of The Week and Rolling Stone Award nominations. The album will be released in the US and Canada in 2014 via Dine Alone Records (where label-mates include the likes of City & Colour and Tokyo Police Club) and Glass Towers will continue to do what they do best – bringing their music to the World one amazing show at a time, taking no prisoners along the way.
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Glass Towers' Halcyon Days out now

Australia's Glass Towers release their debut album Halcyon Days in Canada today.

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The Sydney-based quartet leads the new breed of Australian pop/rock bands creating a brand of sun-drenched melodies with an undercurrent of darkness and weight. Lead singer Ben Hannam was crafting songs before the band started, calling on the common growing pain struggles from youth to young adult. Halcyon Days, already released in Australia, debuted at the top spot on the Australian Independent Records chart late last year.

Take a preview of the album with the youtu.be target="_blank"">Halcyon Days interactive sampler on YouTube.
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Glass Towers premiere "Griffin" on DiffuserFM

Glass Towers release their brand new, shimmery video for "Griffin" off their upcoming album Halcyon Days exclusively through DiffuserFM.

The Sydney-based (via Byron Bay) band is at the vanguard of a new breed of Australian pop/rock bands who are creating waves with their brand of sun-drenched melody, while carrying a dark and heavy undercurrent.

bit.ly target="_blank">Click here to watch "Griffin" on DiffuserFM.

Halcyon Days drops on June 17.
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Glass Towers Halcyon Days Pre-Order Begins

The forthcoming Glass Towers' album Halcyon Days pre-order begins today.

Rolling Stone calls it “a winning combination of style, substance and lashings of teen spirit."

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Dine Alone welcomes Glass Towers!

Dine Alone Records / HUB is excited to announce the addition of Australia’s GLASS TOWERS to its Canadian roster! The Sydney-based band’s acclaimed EP Collarbone Jungle is available now in Canada.

smarturl.it target="_blank">Click here to purchase Collarbone Jungle on iTunes.

Sydney, via-Byron Bay, Glass Towers are at the vanguard of a new wave of Australian pop/rock bands who are creating waves with their Australian brand of sun-drenched melody which carries with it an undercurrent of darkness and weight. The band’s songwriting speaks to the universal struggle faced in the transition from youth to young adult-hood, with most of the songs written by lead singer Ben Hannam when he was still in his early teens, and forged in the summer of 2008 with a newly formed band of High School friends. This shines through on the album’s lead single, “Griffin,” which presents breezy upbeat chords, smart snappy guitar interplay, epic soaring choruses and young love on long wistful carefree weekends.

Collarbone Jungle Track List
Jumanji
Griffin
Halcyon
Tonight

bit.ly " target="_blank">Click here to stream first single "Griffin."

Glass Towers has seen their share of highs and lows since its conception. From having ARIA Award winning producer Wayne Connolly ask to take the helm of their 2011 debut EP to the legendary Neil Finn (Crowded Houses) personally selecting and inviting them on tour with him (in support of his latest musical project Pajama Club). No strangers to touring, they have shared many a stage as national support for majors The Kooks and Metric.

Canadian tour dates will be announced as they become available.
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