Short Stack dial up the emotions on an acoustic version of ‘Live4’

The pop-rock mainstays are set to kick off a ten-date tour in November

Short Stack have shared an acoustic version of their latest single, ‘Live4’, turning the bombastic pop-rock rager into an airy and emotive slow-burner.

In a press release, drummer Bradie Webb explained that it was produced by the band themselves, recorded in his Central Coast home on a total budget of $20.

“We don’t have an expensive sound booth,” he said, “So if you listen carefully, you can hear the beautiful Central Coast ambiance of Commodores doing donuts at the end of my street.”

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Take a listen to the acoustic version of ‘Live4’ below, then compare it to the original mix:

“It feels very appropriate to be a rock band with the state of the world right now,” Webb continued. “However, I need acoustic / chill pop songs every so often for my mental health. I hope this track fits into a similar kind of playlist for others who might need something less aggressive.

“We really think it stands on its own and is worth a listen if you’re into acoustic chill stuff.”

Short Stack released ‘Live4’ as a standalone track back in April, riding hot on the heels of their explosive comeback single (and debut on the Melbourne-based label UNFD) ‘Burn You Down’. The new tracks marked the band’s first material since 2015, when they dropped their most recent album, ‘Homecoming’.

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Pending ongoing restrictions and border closures owing to a recent COVID-19 outbreak, Short Stack will embark on a ten-date national tour this November. They’re set to hit stages in Canberra, Newcastle, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Melbourne and Sydney.

Melbourne pop-punkers Between You And Me will serve as the tour’s lead support; the band released their latest single, ‘Supervillain’, back in June.

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