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Thirsty Merc Release New 'AAA' Album - September 5th with National Tour Oct/Nov

BY Chrissie Vincent Publicity | 01-Sep-2014
This week sees the release of iconic Australian rockers Thirsty Merc’s Acoustic Anniversary Album to mark a 10-year milestone since the release of their self-titled double platinum debut LP. Dubbed AAA the new album is a collection of acoustic interpretations of fan favourites including ‘20 Good Reasons’, ‘In The Summertime’, ‘Someday Someday’, and ‘Mousetrap Heart’. @ThirstyMercBand #thirstymerc
Date: National Tour Oct/Nov
Web: www.thirstymerc.com
: www.facebook.com/thirstymerc

All the songs have been re-recorded with acoustic production, which highlights the band’s exemplary level of musicianship and world-class song writing ability of lead vocalist and songwriter Rai Thistlethwayte.

With over 200,000 album sales under their belt, a finalist in the APRA Song of the Year for ‘20 Good Reasons’ (which also reached #1 on iTunes in Australia) and three ARIA nominations, Thirsty Merc have found their way into the fabric of Australia’s musical landscape.

AAA will be on sale to the general public on Friday 5th September through MGM Distribution.

Listen to the album here:

Frontman Rai Thistlethwayte says, “I can't believe it's been 10 years since we released our debut! We want to say a really big thanks to our fans – they’ve been amazing. This Merc-tober we’ll play this album live on tour and throw in a few newbies too.”

Tickets for all shows on sale NOW!


Sunday 5th October- Caloundra Music Festival, Caloundra QLD
Tickets: www.caloundramusicfestival.com

Wednesday, Oct 8th - October- Wellers, Kangaroo Ground, VIC
Tickets: http://www.wellers.com.au/ Tel:03 9712 0266

Thursday 9th October- Melbourne Public, South Wharf VIC
Tickets: www.melbournepublic.com.au

Friday 10th October- SSA, Albury VIC
Ticket Info: www.ssaclub.com.au

Saturday 11th October- Mulwala Ski Club, Mulwala NSW
Ticket Info: http://www.mulwalawaterski.com.au

Sunday 12th October- Highlanders Hotel, Adelaide SA
Ticket Info: www.moshtix.com.au

Wednesday 15th October- The Basement, Sydney NSW
Ticket Info: www.moshtix.com.au

Thursday 16th October- Lizottes, Kincumber NSW
Ticket Info: www.lizottes.com.au

Friday 17th October- Lizottes, Dee Why NSW
Ticket Info: www.lizottes.com.au

Saturday 18th October- Granite Town Jazz Festival, Moruya NSW
Ticket Info: www.granitetown.com.au

Sunday 19th October- The Oaks Hotel, Wollongong NSW
Ticket Info: www.theoakshotel.com.au

Wednesday 22nd October- Wests New Lambton, New Lambton NSW
Ticket Info: www.westsnewcastle.com.au or phone 02 4935 1200

Thursday 23rd October- Lismore Workers Club, Lismore NSW
Ticket Info: www.offbeatoperations.com.au and direct from venue

Friday 24th October- Grafton District Services Club, Grafton NSW
Ticket Info: www.offbeatoperations.com.au and direct from venue

Saturday 25th October- Kewfest, Kew Country Club, Kew NSW
Ticket Info: www.offbeatoperations.com.au and direct from venue

Sunday 26th October- Dubbo RSL, Dubbo NSW
Ticket Info: www.dubborsl.com.au

Thursday 30th October- Coolangatta Hotel, Coolangatta QLD
Ticket Info: www.oztix.com.au

Friday 31st October- Mick O’Malleys, Brisbane QLD
Ticket Info: www.oztix.com.au

Saturday 1st November- The Woombye Pub, Woombye QLD
Ticket Info: available at the venue or Myguestlist.com.au

Wednesday 12th November- Friends Restaurant, Perth WA
Ticket Info: Tickets available at the venue

Thursday 13th November- Rivendell Winery, Yallungup, WA
Ticket Info: Tickets: http://rivendellwineryrestaurant.com.au or venue

Friday 14th November- New Centurion Hotel, Midland WA
Ticket Info: Available at the venue or www.ticketmaster.com

Saturday 15th November- Charles Hotel, North Perth WA
Ticket Info: Available at the venue or www.ticketmaster.com

Sunday 16th November- Ravenswood Hotel, Ravenswood WA
Ticket Info: Tickets available at the venue or www.ticketmaster.com