The Middle East returning with a full-length (MP3 premiere)
DOWNLOAD: The Middle East – Hunger Song (MP3)
The Middle East @ Mercury Lounge in May (more by Dominick Mastrangelo)
It’s been a minute since we’ve heard from Australian band The Middle East. Ok, well it’s been a year since they played United States venue Mercury Lounge with Mountain Man while they were here for a tour with England’s Mumford and Sons, not too long after SXSW 2010. And all of that was just in support of an EP which wasn’t even that new for them at the time, though I think it had just been released in the United States.
And now the seven-member Australian musical collective has finally finished their first full length, The self-produced I Want That You Are Always Happy is due in the U.S. on July 12, 2011 via Missing Piece Records. Download “Hunger Song” from that album, for the first time, above. Stream it below…