TESS MCKENNA RELEASES NEW MUSIC 2018-2019
SLOW RINSE – Single (Digital) Available Fri 02 November 2018
BEFORE YOU WANDERED IN – Album out 2019 - Digital/CD/Vinyl
Tess McKenna is an independent artist based in Melbourne.
She has released two EPs and four studio albums:
March, The One Way, Make Me Wonder, Take Me To The Place, Boom Bam and The New Everything.
Her fifth album Before You Wandered In is due for release in 2019.
Tess moved to Melbourne in her late teens and performed solo before
picking up the electric bass and forming three-piece band
The Right Furniture. This alt-rock-punk outfit played all over, from Frock Rock at the Sydney Town Hall
to Melbourne’s iconic Tote Band Room with The Go-Betweens.
Tess has performed her songs at festivals, concert halls and pubs around Australia and overseas, including
the Byron Bay Blues Fest (NSW) and Austin’s SXSW (USA).
She has played guest supports for artists such as Lucinda Williams and Nick Cave
and her music can be heard on Australian television series and documentaries.
“There isn't a song here that is less than brilliant; the playing and recording is outstanding and McKenna
herself is one of the best singers in the country.” **** David Messer, Juice Australia
“…Dehydrated fuzzy guitars and clunky drums stomp all over dreamy vocal textures; she's taking us to a place
Mastered by Amy Marie at Yes Master Studios Nashville, USA.
worth visiting - mostly the lonely shattered fields of love-gone-wrong.”
**** Lesley Sly, Rolling Stone Australia
Before You Wandered In is her forthcoming album due for release 2019.
Produced by Tess McKenna and Roger Bergodaz (Matt Walker, Lost Ragas), has eight tracks including the current single
Slow Rinse and, The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll by Bob Dylan.
Artist: TESS MCKENNA
Album: Before You Wandered In (Digital//CD/Vinyl)
Released on Styletone Recordings (2019)
Produced by Tess McKenna and Roger Bergodaz
Recorded and mixed by Roger Bergodaz at Union Studio, Brunswick West, Australia.
Musicians appearing on Before You Wandered In:
Ashley Davies. drums (all tracks) Karen Rush. bass/vocals (all tracks)
Michael den Elzen. guitars (tracks 1, 5 and 8) Tess McKenna. vocals/guitars (all tracks)