Cited in the class of new Australian artists as ‘one to watch’, rock-penchant Samsaruh has today shared her new single ‘Powerlines‘, taken from her debut EP due for release later this year. Back with a vengeance, ‘Powerlines‘ is fierce and frenetic, a driving and determined statement of intent from the young Melbourne artist.
The new single is again produced and co-written by Oscar Dawson from Holy Holy, who previously collaborated with Samsaruh on singles ‘Subvert’ and’The Beginning’. With an electrifying vocal delivery we’ve come to expect, Samsaruh’s lyrics delve into the push and pull of power in all it’s guises. From personal to political to planetary, the power struggles that surround us on a daily basis are the inspiration for Sam’s most direct song yet. “Oh baby you love your control and I love my powerlines.”
Announced alongside the new single is the news that Samsaruh will be heading out on the road in support of her new music, touring in August and heading to Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne with a special U18 show happening at Wrangler Studios. Samsaruh has already joined the likes of Peking Duk, Dean Lewis and LANKS on their respective tours, gracing the stage at This That Festival, Falls Festival, Groovin the Moo and performed her first headline east coast tour, selling out The Workers Club in Melbourne.
The Melbourne based singer-songwriter also recently signed a major worldwide publishing deal to US based publisher Primary Wave. Launched in 2006, Primary Wave Music Publishing specializes in partnering with iconic artists, counting Bob Marley, Kurt Cobain, Smokey Robinson and Paul Anka among the A-list stars whose songs the company has acquired as well Australian hit maker M-Phazes. Samsaruh’s 2017 debut release ‘Golden To Thrive’ was added to high rotation on triple j and triple j unearthed as well as charting in the Spotify Australia Viral Charts Top 30, winning her the coveted triple j unearthed Falls Festival spot in Lorne.
Samsaruh’s follow up single ‘Beautiful Killer’ took it up a notch, earning the #1 played spot on triple j and named Samsaruh the #1 unsigned artist across the station. In 2018 her singles ‘Speaking Fire’ and ‘The Beginning’ – were both added to full rotation on triple j and triple j unearthed.
She’s rock, she’s roll and she’s not slowing down anytime soon, don’t miss Samsaruh’s debut release set for later in 2019.