Glass Animals have raised the stakes for Australia’s 2020 triple j Hottest 100, promising to get nation tattooed in the event that they take out the youth broadcaster’s annual public-voted countdown.
Taking to social media, the band’s frontman Dave Bayley stated that if their observe ‘Heat Waves’ takes the highest spot, he and fellow band members Drew MacFarlane and Joe Seaward will get a tattoo within the form of Australia on every of their arses.
“right here’s the deal,” the band tweeted, “heatwaves on high of the pile in @tripleJ hottest 100 = australia tattooed to every of our buttocks, not every cheek obvs.”
here is the deal: heatwaves on high of the pile in @tripleJ hottest 100 = australia tattooed to every of our buttocks, not every cheek obvs. inked on us 4eva as an indication of our love for the best sporting nation on earth
— Glass Animals (@GlassAnimals) January 13, 2021
On Facebook, Bayley unpacked the promise additional, saying “Our love for australia runs deep.
“It’s the place we had our first sold-out exhibits. it’s the place triple j gave us a few of our first airplay on the planet. it’s the place we needed to play gooey within the ding dong lounge for 20 minutes straight as a result of we didn’t have sufficient songs for a full set on our first tour.”
“Australia has been extremely beneficiant to us,” Bayley continued, “and now, if we come #1, we are going to proudly show our gratitude and have fun by cementing our affection to your nation deep into the pores and skin of our butt cheeks.”
Bayley additionally made notice that ‘Warmth Waves’ has the very best odds of profitable in accordance with betting corporations corresponding to Sportsbet, over Aussie favourites like Spacey Jane, Ball Park Music, Flume and Tame Impala.
‘Warmth Waves’ is taken from Glass Animals’ third album ‘Dreamland’, which additionally produced singles corresponding to ‘Tangerine’, ‘Your Love (Déjà Vu)’ and ‘Tokyo Drifting’ alongside Denzel Curry.
In a review of ‘Dreamland’, NME‘s Hannah Mylrea wrote, “‘Dreamland’ is filled with effervescent nuggets of pop gold. It’s a sun-drenched file of summer time tunes that can sound even higher when heard at festivals with a tinnie in hand.”
The 2020 Hottest 100 will air on triple j on 12pm AEDT on Saturday January 23.