It was the summer of 2009 and across the lands – near and afar – the sound of ‘Sweeeeeeeet Dis-PO-sition’ rang out – on radios, at festivals, in Hollywood films, and at sold out venues. It was the song that launched Melbourne band The Temper Trap onto the world stage and it was the first taste of their stunning debut album Conditions (which incidentally was released on June 19, 2009 – exactly 10 years ago today).
To celebrate the release of this now iconic album, The Temper Trap today confirmed that they’ll be undertaking a Conditions 10th Anniversary Tour, with intimate and limited shows in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney. Kicking off in their home town of Melbourne on December 4, Australian fans will be treated to a night of absolute nostalgia as Conditions is played out live in its entirety.
In further exciting news, the band have confirmed the release of Conditions on limited edition white vinyl (out July 19 through Liberation Records), featuring a commemorative inner sleeve with imagery from the early days of the band’s career. Available for pre-order from today, this special issue is a must-have for any vinyl collector.
The success of atmospheric anthem Sweet Disposition is indisputable, with 5x Platinum sales in Australia, 3x Platinum sales in the UK (1 million+ sales), and Platinum sales in the United States (1 million+ sales). The single has, to date, clocked up more than 225 million streams on Spotify alone.
Follow up hit singles Fader (2x Platinum) and Love Lost (Platinum), firmly cemented the band’s rise, seeing the once unknown group debut with Conditions into the Top 10 on the ARIA charts and Top 30 in the UK. The album is now certified Double Platinum in Australia, Gold in the UK and has sold over 750,000 units globally. It went on to win ARIA Awards for Best Group and Most Popular Australian Single for Sweet Disposition and the APRA Award for Song Of The Year in 2010, also receiving a 2011 nomination for Best International Breakthrough Artist at the UK Brit Awards.
Since Conditions launched The Temper Trap onto the global stage the band have moved overseas, started families, confirmed tour muso Joseph Greer as an official band member, performed on main stages of some of the biggest festivals in the world, released a further two #1 ARIA Albums, announced the departure of Lorenzo Sillitto from the band, and extensively toured around the world.
Don’t miss out on tickets to see The Temper Trap perform these very special Conditions shows. Frontier Members pre-sale starts June 25 and tickets go on sale from June 28.
FRONTIER MEMBERS PRE-SALE
Runs 24 hours from: Tuesday 25 June (2pm AEST)
or until pre-sale allocation exhausted
GENERAL PUBLIC ON SALE
Begins: Friday 28 June (12pm local time)