The Amity Affliction's #1 album goes gold, charts #31 in US
The Amity Affliction have taken out the number 1 spot in the Australian charts this week with their fourth album, Let The Ocean Take Me. Just 10 days after its Australian release it has now been certified as a gold record.
This marks their second consecutive number one album and is further confirmation that The Amity Affliction have become one of Australia's most loved acts. The success continues overseas, the album has debuted at #31 on the Billboard chart in the US.
On Let The Ocean Take Me, The Amity Affliction have never sounded more vital. Urgent, aggressive, catchy, and diverse, it pushes their signature sound to the next level, providing a riveting soundtrack to the earnest admissions of vocalist Joel Birch, giving their diehard fans the album they both demand and deserve. “We’ve always been in this for the long haul, and we always want to keep getting better,” states Birch. “We toured for five years around Australia almost non-stop before anyone even really noticed us, and then with each of our records our following seemed to double. That’s really humbling, because we never set out to be ‘successful’ in this way, and our fans are really important to us, and we’re just going to keep writing the best songs we can.”
The band will embark on a national tour late August/early September, taking them to Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.
Let The Ocean Take Me is available through Roadrunner (Warner).