Jack River's stripped-back take on Fault Line is a touching masterpiece
Catch her on tour this March.
One of 2017's late highlights came from New South Wales' Jack River, who delivered with a beautiful, WA-shot video for her stand-out single Fault Line, which arrived with news of a national tour in early 2018. Now she's back, continuing to cement her position as one Australia's songwriting heavyweights with a stripped-back, 'Gear 1' version of the single that'll have you eagerly awaiting her Australian tour this March. The Gear 1 version of Fault Line strips the single back to its more raw and personal moments, with River's emotive vocals proving only more moving when they're isolated with just a haunting piano melody on the backing.
It's a performance similar in tone to The XX's Romy Madley-Croft on the aptly-named I See You highlight Performance, with Jack River's vocals moving even the strongest of listeners with its warm, yet quite harrowing tone. If anything, the Gear 1 version of Fault Line secures Jack River as one of Australia's best vocalists – a vast call for someone so early in her career, but with performances like these, there's little competition.
Catch Jack River on tour this March. Full dates below, tickets HERE.
Fri 16 Mar - Mojos, Fremantle
Sat 17 Mar - Rocket Bar, Adelaide
Thu 22 Mar - Howler Bar, Melbourne
Fri 23 Mar - Oxford Art Factory, Sydney
Sat 24 Mar - Wolly Mammoth, Brisbane
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