Jeff and I (Tom) were in another project which came to an end. Cat and
Euge jumped on board and we became the The Salvadors.
was a brilliant experience, it’s an amazing festival and was a real
buzz being on the same bill as the likes on Black Lips and Florence and
Tom and Jo are extremely talented and nice dudes to match. Their
national tour was sold out. We all agreed that the Perth support was our
most memorable interstate gig to date.
is the tale of a country lass who moves to the city to become a lady of
the night. She finds futile love with an equally futile man. It’s
another Salvadors story about useless romance, this time set amongst the
glitter and grime of an overpopulated coastal town. I’d have to say
that the Paul Simon vibe is the most obvious inspiration for this tune.
and I went to South America in 2005. We were pretty inspired by the
beats and sounds we cam across. We had guitars and began writing. I
think this was the seed that grew into the Salvadors. I think we found
our sound with our first single Atacama Disco. As a band we have
developed on this sound and made it our own.
defintiely a nautical theme going on and we’ve explored dark and light
stories of the sea. Beach parties to a drunken fisherman who loses his
wife overboard and spends his days and night swimming, drinking and
searching. It’s been a long but enjoyable process. After writing and
releasing a bunch
J has been very kind to us, unearthing us, giving us the opportunity to
play laneway, including us as a next crop artist and supporting our
singles along the way. It’s a hard game and be even tougher being from
Adelaide. Without Triple J support it’s tough to put yourself on the map
and get people to your shows interstate.
8. How did 5/4 Entertainment come on board?
known Ross and Craig from 5/4 for some time. They have helped us get
some brilliant supports in the past such as Two Door Cinema Club and
Darwin Deez. Once we had finished our record we knew we needed to get a
solid team around us. 5/4 is the best in our state and know the
Australian music scene extremely well. It’s nice to be with local guys
who are mates and understand the band, our style and our goals for the