From a time before the internet, rose a legendary group of Brisbane alt rockers named Spillage. Since reuniting and releasing “You Said No” earlier this year, Spillage release the second single “Unawares”, from their forthcoming album. “Unawares” sees the band really return to those grunge/punk sounds that made them so beloved, while still maintaining a heavy sense of modernity.
Recorded at the Blackbox Studios in Brisbane with the help of producer Jeff Lovejoy with mastering from Matthew Gray. Band member Sam de Pasquale describes the songs meaning as, “It’s about living a life that you thought was fun at first but was actually bringing you down. Then making a decision and putting in the hard yards to change. You are then free to explore everything that this big, beautiful world has to offer – good and bad”. The band says, “We want fans to rock out and be taken away – like good music can do.”
Knowing each other for over 30 years, Spillage were playing to (almost) packed houses in Brisbane through the 90s. One night they gave their leader Sam some money to buy kebabs and they never saw him again. Until 20-odd years later he reappears and reforms the band and they write a whole bunch of new, grungy rock and roll songs.