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Introducing: Tired Lion

Wake up sleepy head and learn about Tired Lion – an Australian Indie four-piece. This pride from Perth are striding into UK territories whether you like it or not.


Tired Lion line up like this; Sophie Hopes is on vocals and guitar, Matt Tanner is on lead guitar, Ethan Darnell plays the drums and Nick Vassey slaps the bass.

The Sound

Tired Lion boss a nostalgic, nineties Indie rock sound. Their songs are bursting with infectious melodies and they pride themselves on keeping the guitars loud and evoking feelings in their listeners through their dynamic music.

Enigmatic frontwoman Sophie Hopes has also explained that their music is all about “raw honesty”, with Tired Lion what you see is what you get – lyrically and melodically, we like what we’ve been given so far, is it greedy to ask for more?

The Story

Tired Lion started making some waves in their home nation in 2015. They supported The 1975 and picked up multiple accolades including the Triple J Unearthed Award and the WAM Award for best Rock Act. The momentum boulder continued to pick up pace in 2016 when they signed to Island Records and released their second EP Figurine.

Tired Lion made a splash in the UK in summer 2016, with a couple of roaring performances at Glastonbury and Latitude. They’ve been building on their UK fan base ever since and with a booking at The Great Escape already secured for 2017, they are sure to have the whole UK on their side in no time.

Essential tracks

“Agoraphobia” is the latest single from Tired Lion released at the end of 2016.

“I Don’t Think You Like Me” is off the Figurine EP and it’s an absolute tune. Check it out:

Where Can I see them?

Tired Lion are playing  a FREE showcase hosted by The Great Escape festival at The Old Blue Last on Tuesday 28th March. Reserve your spot here.

UK we are coming to see you on the 28th of March. We are playing a free show at The Old Blue Last we can not wait to get over and play! In other news we only have 2 weeks left to record our first album cant wait to show you all!

Posted by Tired Lion on Tuesday, 14 March 2017

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