Today Brisbane pop-rock mainstays Bugs are thrilled to release their newest offering, Seriously, the fourth and final single off their long-awaited second album, ‘Self Help’. The track premiered last night on triple j Good Nights, and comes alongside news that the boys will embark on their own five-city national tour in November, on the back of supporting Australian rock legends Grinspoon throughout October.
Having made a name for themselves with hook-laden tracks that double as candid explorations of one’s inner emotional dialogue, Bugs are thrilled to lower the stakes with Seriously.
“Seriously is a song about those times you screw up and end up feeling like a bit of a goofball. It’s easy to be self-deprecating when you make a mistake, but it’s often more helpful to shrug it off and remind yourself that these things happen to everyone,” reflects the band’s frontman Connor Brooker.
“It’s liberating and fun, just like the song. I want it to be a friendly reminder that life isn’t flawless, and how it’s important to find the comedic value in defeat.”
Seriously was recorded, mixed, and produced by Brock Weston at Brisbane’s Bedlam Records, and mastered by Tyson Ruth at Studio Truth.
BUGS ‘SELF HELP’ NATIONAL TOUR With Sweater Curse, TOWNS & Local Openers
Fan Presale (Mailing List): Thursday 22nd August
General tickets onsale Mon 26th Aug from bugs.oztix.com.au
Friday 15th November, 2019: UCU Hub, Canberra w/ Sputnik Sweetheart
Saturday 16th November, 2019: Crowbar, Sydney w/ Max Quinn
Sunday 17th November, 2019: North Gong Hotel, Wollongong w/ The Debbies
Friday 22nd November, 2019: Howler, Melbourne w/ Eaglemont
Saturday 23rd November, 2019: Lucy’s Love Shack, Perth w/ Duck Teeth
Friday 29th November, 2019: The Zoo, Brisbane w/ Sycco
BUGS ALSO APPEARING AT YOURS & OWLS FESTIVAL
Saturday October 5th – Wollongong
BUGS TOURING W/ GRINSPOON
Friday, 11th October 2019 – Metropolis, Fremantle, WA
Wednesday, 16th October 2019 – The Forum, Melbourne, VIC *SOLD OUT
Friday, 18th October 2019 – UC Refectory, Canberra, ACT
Wednesday, 23rd October 2019 – The Odeon Theatre, Hobart, TAS *SOLD OUT
Saturday, 26th October 2019 – The Entertainment Centre Theatre, Adelaide, SA
Thursday, 31st October 2019 – Waves, Wollongong, NSW *SOLD OUT
Friday, 1st November 2019 – Entertainment Centre, Newcastle, NSW
Saturday, 2nd November 2019 – Hordern Pavillion, Sydney, NSW
Thursday, 7th November 2019 – The Star Broadbeach, Gold Coast, QLD
Friday, 8th November 2019 – The Fortitude Music Hall, Brisbane, QLD *SOLD OUT
Saturday 9th November 2019 – The Fortitude Music Hall, Brisbane, QLD *JUST ANNOUNCED