Perth singer songwriter Matt Cal takes global warming message to Albany

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Matt Cal will launch his new single in Albany this Friday.
Camera IconMatt Cal will launch his new single in Albany this Friday. Credit: Supplied

Perth singer-songwriter Matt Cal will play to a Great Southern audience on Friday as he embarks on a tour for his latest single.

The new track Plenty Of Warning Global Warming is a lyrical tribute to the “environmental crisis” facing our world.

Following his August single Breathin’ Slowly, the new song is full of acoustic guitar, voice and poetic lyrics but the singer has turned the heat up a notch.

Cal will play in Albany on Friday at Wilson’s Brewery Bar at 5pm.

Self-recorded and produced in Cal’s home studio and with Fremantle’s Elliot Smith on drums, Cal said the result was “deeply grooving”.

After a small run of shows in August and September, he hit the home studio feeling fresh and set about recording something “warm, gutsy, chill, with a message of unity”.

“We have known of global warming and our heading for an environmental crisis point for more than 50 years yet we find ourselves still looking for answers and direction,” he said.

“I want this song to be a solid reminder as a population we need to stand together in order to have our democratic needs and wants adhered to by national and international governing bodies.

“The future is in our hands and it is our children’s future that is at stake.”

The song was officially released last month as a “call for people to stand together as one unified voice for change”.

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