Scott & Charlene’s Wedding announce ‘Live At The Tote’ album

They've also shared the first single, a live version of 'Two Weeks'

Melbourne dolewave stalwarts Scott & Charlene’s Wedding have announced the release of a new live album, recorded at their last pre-pandemic show at The Tote in January.

The gig saw the band celebrate ten years since the release of their first album, ‘Para Vista Social Club’, and reunite with ex-guitarist Gill Tucker. UV Race frontman Marcus Reichsteiner joined them on stage for the final song, ‘Live It Up’.

The setlist was drawn predominantly from their 2019 mini-album ‘When In Rome, Carpe Diem’ and 2016’s ‘Mid Thirties Single Scene’, with favourites ‘Footscray Station’ and ‘Two Weeks’ also featured.

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‘Live At The Tote’ will be released digitally, and as a limited edition cassette run of just 150 tapes, on October 2 via Bedroom Suck. It features cover artwork painted by frontman Craig Dermody.

Ahead of the release, Scott & Charlene’s Wedding have released the live version of ‘Two Weeks’, the forthcoming record’s opening track. Listen to it below.

After the Tote show in January, Scott & Charlene’s Wedding said they were not taking live bookings for the immediate future. On the live record, Dermody said he would “cherish this run of Scott & Charlene’s Wedding shows forever. It has been an honour”.

In August however, Dermody held a lowkey livestream performance playing Scott & Charlene songs to farewell a house in North Fitzroy he had lived in for most of the band’s existence. Per an event bio, Dermody played some new material.

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Scott & Charlene’s Wedding released the mini-album ‘When In Rome, Carpe Diem’ in November last year.

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