Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Sunday (Maroochydore, Australia)

Busy Maleny Duo Loves Strutting Their Stuff around the World

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Sunday (Maroochydore, Australia)

Busy Maleny Duo Loves Strutting Their Stuff around the World

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AUSTRALIA is renowned for producing bands that are bigger overseas than they are in their own backyard, and Free Like Me is no exception.

The Maleny-based duo has just completed a tour of Europe, including four sets at the world's most iconic festival -- Glastonbury.

Momentum is, however, building back home.

The band released a new single, Fire Within, yesterday, following on from recent gigs at the Splendour in the Grass and Bluefest festivals.

Lead singer Lucy Gallant is still running on the European summer high and hopes to keep it going with a string of singles.

"It was so good (Glastonbury), we were playing in front of thousands of people all singing our songs," she said.

"It was so exhilarating, you just can't explain it.

"When we play we get the whole crowd involved, we get them on stage to sing along, or we'll go out into the crowd.

"Now that we're home we'll be releasing three singles with videos before a full album next year. …

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