On #MorningShow989 this week, there’s hot new tunes, #ThrowbackThursday delights plus special guest co-host Sean Hall, CEO & Founder of Energx plus local Australian artist Gerrit Gmel from folk group Citizen of the World live in studio!
With their new song, ‘In The Moment’, Citizen of the World explore their Indie-Pop side while maintaining the Folk feel that has come to define the sound of the band. The new release a reflection on intense moments when “living in the present” seemed like a good idea; it’s a celebration of past times with a melancholy undertone.
In this interview, Gerrit & Kris speak about leaving Switzerland in 2012 to set up life in Sydney to the making of the new ‘Setting Out‘video in a local junkyard plus what it’s like performing in India.
The guys also give listeners an insight into the making of their latest single and speak about their plans for 2016.
Citizen of the World has built on the success of the foot stomping folk-rock genre, popularised by the likes of Mumford & Sons, to carve a new genre described by one competition judge as “epic folk”. The band successfully combines the unique sound of the saxophone with acoustic folk and traditional rock to have you reflecting on the stories that shape your life. Since forming in 2012, the band has played at various venues and band competitions around Sydney, toured India, released their first EP and is now releasing their third music video. Continue reading New Music: Citizen of the World ‘Setting Out’