NEW MUSIC: Sheppard – ‘Die Young’

Following on from a whirlwind 12 months, packed with international shows, the Eurovision song competition, a #1 album and studio sessions across multiple continents, Australian hit-makers Sheppard have returned home with their latest single ‘Die Young’, a track that until recently, had the band questioning their creative direction.

In late February, the band took a brief break from performing as lead singer George Sheppard was diagnosed with a throat injury. Despite spending the next three months resting, by May it was clear that George required vocal surgery, which he underwent last month. The forced rest and songwriting sessions led him to consider what kind of artist he was outside of Sheppard, culminating in a two-week long silent retreat in the mountains.

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