DOPE LEMON Releases New Album ‘Smooth Big Cat’ + New Video ‘Give Me Honey’

Set to perform at Splendour in the Grass and a national tour this August, Dope Lemon aka Angus Stone released his second studio album ‘Smooth Big Cat’ via BMG Australia on Friday (July 12).   To celebrate the release, Dope Lemon shares the unforgettable video for Give Me Honey.  Over the next week, Dope Lemon will make a series of in-store appearances and album signings in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Byron Bay.  Fans were also able to score a lemon head for life, as Angus shouts free tattoos in Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth on July 12.

New track, Give Me Honey is a peachy ride glowing with groove and swagger. Watch drag queen Callum Lawson steal the dreamy spotlight in the visual accompaniment, captured by Award-Winning Director and Cinematographer Stefan José.

Featuring first single Hey You, and album track Salt & Pepper, ‘Smooth Big Cat’ was recorded over three months at Belafonte, the studio on his ranch. Angus played every instrument on the record, produced and mixed every song.  The new LP is Dope Lemon squeezed to pure juice, distilled to a nectar fit for the gods, sweet on everyone’s lips. A record for wild hearted escapades and fuzzy, melty moments laying back on the rug.  Album and tour bundles are now available at www.dopelemon.com

It’s been two years since ‘Hounds Tooth,’ the last Dope Lemon EP, and a full three since Honey Bones, Angus’ instant-classic debut, which amassed over 100 million streams. The release saw Dope Lemon become not just a melting curio of artistic experimentation, but a fully-fledged cultural phenomenon.

Dope Lemon will prowl onto the public stage with the mystical creature of leisure this August at the Enmore Theatre in Sydney, Tivoli in Brisbane, Palais Theatre in Melbourne, HQ in Adelaide and Metropolis in Perth.  Dope Lemon will be joined by special guest Golf Alpha Bravo, the solo project of Gabby Winterfield, lead singer and songwriter from Jagwar Ma.  Following the Australian performances, Dope Lemon will embark on a 16-date UK and European tour.

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DOPE LEMON – IN-STORE APPEARANCE + SIGNINGS
Friday 12 July @ 4:00pm  – Rocksteady Records, Melbourne
Mitchell House, Level 1 (Upstairs) 358 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
Saturday 13 July 13 @ 3:30pm  – Redeye Records, Sydney
143 York St, Sydney
Sunday 14 July 14 @ 3:30pm – Jet Black Cat, Brisbane
72A Vulture St, Brisbane
Wednesday 17  July @ 4:00pm – Beatniks Records, Gold Coast
Niecon Plaza, 7-8/ 19 Victoria Ave, Broadbeach
Thursday 18 July @ 4:30pm – Howl & Moan Records, Byron Bay
Shop 4/103 Johnson St, Byron Bay

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DOPE LEMON – AUST/NZ HEADLINE TOUR
Tickets on sale now
For complete tour and ticket information visit:  
www.livenation.com.au | www.secretsounds.com | www.dopelemon.com
Supported by triple j
Friday 2 August | Enmore Theatre, Sydney NSW
Thursday 8 August | Tivoli, Brisbane QLD
Friday 9 August | Palais Theatre, Melbourne VIC
Thursday 15 August  | HQ, Adelaide SA
Saturday 17 August | Metropolis, Perth WA
Thursday 22 August | Powerstation, Auckland, NZ
+ Performing Splendour in the Grass | Saturday 20 July, Byron Bay NSW

EUROPE + UK TOUR DATES
Friday 13 September | AB Box, Brussels BE
Saturday 14 September | Melkweg, Amsterdam NL
Sunday 15 September | Doornroosje, Nijmegen NL
Tuesday 17 September | Huxleys, Berlin DE
Wednesday 18 September | Reeperbahn Festival, Hamburg DE
Friday 20 September | Live Music Hall, Cologne DE
Saturday 21 September | Muffathalle, Munich DE
Sunday 22 September | Plaza, Zurich CH
Monday 23 September | Pont Rouge, Monthey CH
Wednesday 25 September | Le Rocher de Palmer, Bordeaux FR
Thursday 26 September | Le 106, Rouen FR
Friday 27 September | Le Trianon, Paris FR
Saturday 28 September | Grand Mix, Tourcoing FR
Tuesday 1 October | Electric Brixton, London UK
Wednesday 2 October | Gorilla, Manchester UK
Thursday 3 October | Brudenell Social Club, Leeds UK

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