BIOGRAPHY

HILLTOP HOODS HAVE ANNOUNCED THE RELEASE OF THEIR BRAND-NEW SINGLE ‘LEAVE ME LONELY’, AND THE SPECIAL EDITION ‘RESTRUNG LIVE’ MUSIC-DOCO OUT NOVEMBER 23RD 2018. THE BAND ALSO ANNOUNCED THAT THEIR MUCH-ANTICIPATED FORTHCOMING STUDIO ALBUM ‘THE GREAT EXPANSE’ WILL BE RELEASED ON FRIDAY FEBRUARY 22, 2019.

The band has also unveiled a video trailer for the ‘Restrung Live’ music-doco which celebrates Hilltop Hoods’ most successful national tour to date with over 50,000 tickets sold. Filmed during the national sold out ‘Restrung’ Arena Tour in 2016, the ‘Restrung Live’ music-doco shows a rare glimpse into the world behind the stage with interviews from Hilltop Hoods, their team, fans and contemporaries. These brand new releases follow their 5 x Platinum hit ‘1955’ and 2 x Platinum hit ‘Higher’ – both lifted from the critically acclaimed 2016 Orchestral Remix Album Drinking From The Sun, Walking Under Stars Restrung.

‘Leave Me Lonely’ follows on from the ARIA Award winning Gold single ‘Clark Griswold’ (Feat. Adrian Eagle) which has amassed huge global streams and over a million YouTube hits already. Suffa jokes that ‘Leave me Lonely’ is a song about the eternal struggle of being cornered by a close-talker. It’s a song that’s relatable to anyone that’s ever been outside. Or in a room with more than four people.’ In its first week of release, ‘Leave Me Lonely’ hit #1 Most Added across Australian radio.

Alongside the success of ‘Clark Griswold’, show stopping performance at this 2018’s Splendour In The Grass and a sold-out UK and European Tour including appearances at Reading and Leeds Festivals have marked Hilltop Hoods return to the world stage. You can catch Hilltop Hoods return to Australian stages this X-mas and New Year performing at Falls Festivals in Victoria, Tasmania, NSW and WA.

The group have sold a staggering 1.6 million singles and nearly 1 million albums to date. They’ve garnered enormous industry accolades with 9 x ARIA’s, a J Award, 6 x songs in the Top 10 of the JJJ’s Hottest 100, 5 x Top 10 ARIA Singles, and 5 x #1 ARIA Albums to their name. The next album cycle will again see Hilltop Hoods once again step on to the world stage sharing their newest ‘The Great Expanse’ creation.

2016 DRINKING FROM THE SUN WALKING UNDER STARS RESTRUNG
1x Platinum status, ARIA #1

2014 WALKING UNDER STARS
2x Platinum status, ARIA #1

2012 DRINKING FROM THE SUN
2x Platinum status, ARIA #1

2009 STATE OF THE ART
2x Platinum status, ARIA #1

2007 THE HARD ROAD RESTRUNG
Gold status

2006 THE HARD ROAD
Platinum status, ARIA # 1

2003 THE CALLING
Platinum status

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