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The Modern Medieval is out now…

28/11/2020

Something for Kate’s brand new album, The Modern Medieval, is out now. Get it from HERE

Brilliant. Every song is a damn winner!” DOUBLE J

Extraordinary! Something For Kate’s seventh album The Modern Medieval is remarkable. – HIFi Way

Something for Kate have returned with one of their finest albums to date, with ‘The Modern Medieval’ leaving them feeling like a new band once again.” – ROLLING STONE

★★★★ Its (Dempsey’s) competing impulses that make this record so engaging, from the balancing of hope and pessimism to the mingling of every day emotion with heady philosophy or science fiction. – The Australian

★★★★ Everything is in its right place but with more inviting hooks and melodies than ever – News Corp

Musically Something for Kate have never sounded more adventurous..thematically have never been more focussed. –NME

9/10 The Modern Medieval is a product of skilled and measured abandon. – Beat Magazine

‘The Modern Medieval’ is a modern day classic that will be in our consciousness and playlists for years to come – The Honey Pop

This is a seriously great band. Paul Dempsey knows how to craft a multi-layered masterpiece. His songs are beautifully constructed soundscapes” – STACK MAGAZINE

Something For Kate are a true national treasure: I’m still under theimpression that Paul Dempsey has never written a bad song, and alongside the rhythm section of Stephanie Ashworth and Clint Hyndman, the band form a sonic force that’s nothing short of perfect.” – MIXDOWN

Extraordinary! Something For Kate’s seventh album The Modern Medieval is remarkable. Creative mastermind Paul Dempsey is a deep thinker and the intensity he brings to these songs is really something to behold. Fans no doubt have been hanging for a while since 2012’s Leave Your Soul To Science but the wait has been more than worth while – HiFi Way

Its their most ambitious, determined and intriguing body of work yet – and goddammit, they hit every notch on the goalposts with effortless aplomb” – AUSTRALIAN GUITAR

 The album is sweet, eerily relatable, rocking, modern, classic and possibly their best release yet! – Triple M


The Modern Medieval is the sound of a band that’s fiercely opposed to doing things by halves. The album features ten songs that defy conventional pop-rock formula while doing nothing to dampen their anthemic potential.Music Feeds

This is the sound of a band whose members have thrown down the gauntlet to each other…  to create a towering edifice of song that is held together with crackling energy.  The songs on The Modern Medieval push and pull internally and up against each other as if they might simultaneously implode and explode.  There’s enough combustion on this album that you can sense its tang as you listen. The Modern Medieval is a fecund, sumptuous buffet for lovers of Something For Kate that is sure to win them new listeners- Around The Sound

 

 



SFK Townhall Meeting & performance

22/11/2020

To celebrate the release of The Modern Medieval, Something For Kate
will host a live Q & A on the bands YouTube page followed by a special performance by Paul Dempsey next Thursday 26 November at 8pm. ( AEDT) So if you’ve ever had questions you’ve wanted to ask the band face to face (virtually), now’s your chance! Link to this event is https://youtu.be/L-yO3sMKmTw
Subscribe to our Youtube channel, choose to get notifications to get your reminder before we start.


The Modern Medieval out this Friday! Feature Album on Double J

16/11/2020

We are excited to say that The Modern Medieval is finally out this Friday November 20th! The album is the brand new feature album on Double J all this week and there will be an in depth interview with the full band on Double J Mornings on Tuesday November 17th. Listen HERE

Dont forget to enter the competition to win one of the ten framed, handwritten album lyric sheets by Paul Dempsey.Just pre-order or order from HERE



SFK Competition to win framed handwritten lyrics

30/10/2020

Thank you so much to all of you that have pre-ordered The Modern Medieval. If you did so through The Official Store, you’ll receive an email to go in the running to win one of 10 framed hand-written lyric sheets by Paul Dempsey from ‘The Modern Medieval’.

If you haven’t placed an order yet, head to the store for more details on how to enter! HERE

Order by November 26th to enter!



Announcing The Modern Medieval – vinyl selling out fast

09/10/2020

We’re very excited to announce that Something for Kate’s 7th album, The Modern Medieval, will be released on November 20th and is now available for pre-order on vinyl & CD.  Vinyl versions are selling very fast with some colors sold out. Get them all HERE!

You can also pre-save the album on Spotify & pre-add it on Apple Music so that you get it the moment it is released HERE

COLOURED VINYL & SPECIAL PRE-ORDER LIMITED ITEMS! 

We are also very pleased to let you know that along with limited edition dual colored double mint & blood red colored vinyl and oxblood colored vinyl, we also have some exciting first time ever available items including the first ever Something for Kate snow dome, pennant flag and there’s also an awesome new Modern Medieval  t-shirt available.

There’s also aqua green vinyl available only from JBHiFi HERE (this comes with a signed CD size art card & free tote bag( while stocks last) & very limited gold vinyl available only from independent record stores. (See below post for participating indie stores)

All pre-orders of the album from The Official Store will receive a free signed 12″ art card of the album cover artwork.

Please note that all pre-order items are limited editions and are selling fast.



Vinyl versions of The Modern Medieval

09/10/2020

We are most excited to announce the forthcoming Something for Kate album, The Modern Medieval, which is now available for pre-order.  Album released November 20. While the album will be available on CD & to stream/download digitally, there are various vinyl versions available which will all be limited editions. The following outlines all the available vinyl options;

Doublemint & red dual colored vinyl w/ free signed art print – available HERE

Oxblood vinyl w/ free signed art print – available HERE

Aqua blue vinyl – available HERE

Gold vinyl – available to order at Indie Record stores only. Order from your local independent record store by calling them or ordering  instore/online. Directory of indie record stores HERE

Or pre-order right now from the following participating stores;

double mint & red dual colored vinyl Oxblood vinyl

aqua blue vinyl JB Hi Fi exclusive vinyl let edition. Gold vinyl Indie store exclusive The Modern Medieval

 




Come Back Before I Come Back to My Senses

27/09/2020

Come Back Before I Come Back To My Senses is the 4th single to be released from the forthcoming album. It is released this Thursday October 1st. The Modern Medieval is due for release on November 20th.



Announcing The Modern Medieval

03/09/2020

We are very excited to announce that Something for Kate’s 7th album entitled The Modern Medieval,  will be released on November 20th and is now available for pre-order HERE!

We’re also excited to share with you today another track from the album, Supercomputer which is available to stream/download right now HERE

You can also view the video for Supercomputer HERE

SPECIAL PRE-ORDER LIMITED ITEMS!

We are also very pleased to let you know that along with limited dual colored double mint & blood red colored vinyl and oxblood colored vinyl, we also have some exciting first time ever available items including the first ever Something for Kate snow dome, pennant flag and there’s also an awesome new Modern Medieval  t-shirt available!

All pre-orders of the album will be gifted a signed 12″ art card of the album cover artwork.

Please note that all pre-order items are limited editions.

 

 



‘Supercomputer’- new single & video

03/09/2020

We are also most excited to announce that the new single Supercomputer, is out today! The 3rd single to be released from the just announced forthcoming album, The Modern Medieval’ , you can view the video here.




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