Hot on the heels of the recent metro Matchbook 30th Anniversary Tour dates, Ian Moss has today announced Regional tour dates commencing he’ll be taking the iconic album on the road across Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania from February 2020.
Mossy’s debut album was released on 1 August, 1989 and peaked at #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart. It remained in the Top 10 for an amazing 14 weeks, shipping more than 200,000 copies in the first 12 months alone.
Matchbook hit #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart in 1989 and remained in the Top 10 for 14 weeks, selling over 200,000 copies and went on to see “Mossy” take away Album of the Year, Best Male Artist and Breakthrough Artist – Album, Breakthrough Artist – Single and Song of the Year (shared with Don Walker) for Tucker's Daughter, as well as being nominated for Single of the Year.
Six of the album’s 10 songs, including Tucker’s Daughter, were written by Cold Chisel bandmate Don Walker; two were co-written by Moss and Walker; and one co-written by Moss, Walker and Cold Chisel drummer, Steve Prestwich.
Ian said, “Touring into the heartland that is regional Australia has always been something that I have looked forward to for over 40 years, especially meeting the fans & hearing their stories. The audiences have always been supportive, and I’m looking forward to getting back out there next year and sharing this special Matchbook 30th anniversary with them”
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