Boom Crash Opera Prepare Acoustic, Rarities and Greatest Hits for Kick It Out Live - Noise11.com
Boom Crash Opera

Boom Crash Opera

Boom Crash Opera Prepare Acoustic, Rarities and Greatest Hits for Kick It Out Live

by Paul Cashmere @paulcashmere on April 27, 2021

in News

Boom Crash Opera’s ‘Kick It Out Live’ tour will feature an all-new setlist including songs never played before, songs rarely played before and a stack of hits. They will also support themselves with an acoustic set at the start of each show.

Singer Dale Ryder is getting ready for the tour and is working on getting fit for the 100 minute set each night.

Dale tells Noise11.com, “In 2002 Peter Farnan wrote an Opera with Richard Pleasance and I drank seven beers a night. There is a work ethic happening there. I put on about six kilos being lazy. Yeah, we have done a couple of shows. I need to get fit but otherwise, the band is sounding pretty good except this tour we are supporting ourselves. We are doing an acoustic thing. We’ve done it before. The crazy lunatics we are we asked on social media what songs people wanted to here and they picked some crazy tunes. We’ve got to learn them and I’ve got to learn to play the guitar again. It is going to be interesting”.

Before 2020 Boom Crash Opera were open seen on festivals like Red Hot Summer. Their own shows allow them to extend the set. “At the festival shows people are expecting you to smash them out, get off, next person … no new tunes,” Dale says. “This time we’ll make it interesting. It is kind of easy to just smash out your songs but to try and make it interesting for the punter and for ourselves, that is hard. We decided to start off acoustically and build up to the whole band. We’ll play a whole lot of songs we have never played before. There is a song called ‘Dreaming Up A Fire’ which I don’t remember playing for a very long time. People have suggested we do some songs and we are doing most of them. Its about one hour and 40 and its good, ending up with the electric thing.

We are doing a track from Gizmo, the first track ‘Wake Up Fine’. We are doing ‘Gimme’. There is always this contention that when you go and see a band 90% want you to smash out your hits and do a couple of other songs from an album. 10% might want you to do a new song and you can’t invest the time for 10% of people. But having said that if a good new song comes out of Peter Farnan I’ll be happy to play it and record it.

Boom Crash Opera Kick It Out Live dates are:

GET TICKETS HERE

May
7 – Beer DeLuxe, Albury NSW
14 – Hamilton Hotel, Brisbane QLD
15 – Parkwood Tavern, Gold Coast QLD

June
4 – Palms @ Crown, Melbourne VIC
5 – The Gov, Adelaide SA
11 – Mezz Bar, Wallsend, NSW
12 – Paddington RSL, Sydney NSW
13 – Sunken Monkey Hotel, Erina NSW

July
16 – Barwon Hotel, Winchelsea, VIC
17 – Doncaster Shopping Town Hotel, Doncaster VIC

August
1 – Republic Bar @ Longley International Hotel, Hobart TAS

Noise11.com

Follow Noise11 on Social Media

NEW: Noise11 on YouTube SUBSCRIBE

Noise11 on Instagram

You’ll discover music news first following Noise11 on Twitter

Comment on the news of the day, join Noise11 on Facebook

Comments

comments

Related Posts

Phil Collins Not Dead Yet Melbourne photo Noise11.com
Genesis Plays First Show Since 2007

Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks played their first show as Genesis this week in Birmingham England.

7 hours ago
Rolling Stones Tattoo You
The Rolling Stones Debut ‘Living In The Heart Of Love’ Video

The Rolling Stones have debuted a video for ‘Living In The Heart of Love’, one of the previously unreleased songs coming soon on the expanded ‘Tattoo You’ reissue.

11 hours ago
Michael Stipe of REM 3 April 2005 at Rod Laver Arena Melbourne photo by Ros O'Gorman
Michael Stipe Rules Out R.E.M. Reunion

Michael Stipe says speculation of a R.E.M. reunion is "wishful thinking".

16 hours ago
Duran Duran in Austin Texas photo by Ros O'Gorman
Duran Duran At Each Other’s Throats During Album Sessions

Duran Duran were "at each other's throats" making their new album in lockdown.

18 hours ago
Richard H Kirk photo by Mute Records
Richard H. Kirk of Cabaret Voltaire Dead At 65

Richard H. Kirk, a founding member of UK electronic act Cabaret Voltaire, has died at the age of 65.

2 days ago
Tony Hadley of Spandau Ballet perform at Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday 19 May 2015, photo Ros O'Gorman
Tony Hadley Announces Orchestra Shows

Tony Hadley has added four orchestral gigs to his 40th-anniversary tour.

2 days ago
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com
The O2 Honor Prince

The O2 has unveiled a special piece of custom artwork commissioned to honour Prince and his record breaking ‘21 Nights in London’ residency at the venue in 2007, and has subsequently kick-started the ‘21 Club at The O2’ to celebrate any artist or performer who has played 21 or more dates at the arena.

2 days ago