End of Fashion return from hiatus with ‘BreakThru’

Their first new music in eight years

End of Fashion have returned from an eight-year hiatus with new single ‘BreakThru’. Listen to it below.

Vanessa Thornton of Jebediah has also rejoined the band, who are now a quartet again with frontman Justin Burford, Julian Dudman and Nathan Sproule.

In a press release, Burford said the new song is a look at “universal personal issues”.

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“My songs tend to or try to talk about universal human conditions, love/loneliness etc but [End of Fashion] have a tendency to put these conditions through a weird lens in our music,” he said.

“I have a complex with time and cosmology. I like to put my relatable and human subjects through a lens of meta-fascinations like time and existentialism.”

 

End of Fashion, best known for their 2005 single ‘O Yeah’, went on hiatus after the release of their third album ‘Holiday Trip of a Lifetime’ during 2012. Burford attracted controversy in a since-deleted Facebook post in 2014 when he claimed triple j “ended the career path” of the band.

“I know a lot of ppl will say, at least you had what a lot of other bands never had and I agree. But upon that support we gave our whole lives over to making this band work only to have it taken away unceremoniously when they deemed it so. No J play? No career. And for people that ask me often… THAT is why End Of Fashion are no more,” he wrote.

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In 2018, the band reunited for their first show since then. They also reissued their eponymous debut in November last year.

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