ARIA CERTIFIED PLATINUM GROUP HILLTOP HOODS SET TO RELEASE ‘DRINKING FROM THE SUN’ IN U.S. ON TUESDAY, MAY 29TH
ALBUM GUESTS INCLUDE BLACK THOUGHT, CHALI 2NA, SIA
‘DRINKING FROM THE SUN’ ARIA CERTIFIED GOLD AFTER FIRST DAY SALES AND PLATINUM AFTER FIRST WEEK
Australia’s Hip Hop giants ‘HILLTOP HOODS’ are set to release their #1 ARIA charting album, ‘Drinking From The Sun’, in the U.S. on Tuesday 29th May through Golden Era Records/Fontana. Upon release in their home country, ‘Drinking From The Sun’ took the top spot from Adele and is now the act’s third consecutive number one album and fastest selling domestic album of the year in Australia.
‘Drinking From The Sun’ boasts fourteen tracks and features guest appearances from Black Thought (The Roots), Chali 2na (Jurassic 5), Sia, Classified (Canada), Lotek (UK) & Solo (Horrorshow).
Staying at the forefront of the Australian Hip Hop Scene, HILLTOP HOODS held the No.1 chart position for 2 weeks and ‘Drinking From The Sun’ received gold certification on its day of release then platinum status the following week. ‘Drinking From The Sun’, HILLTOP HOODS 6th studio album, also features the ARIA triple platinum hit single ‘I Love It’ featuring the amazing vocal talents of Sia (“Wild Ones”). The group’s hit single took over the airwaves as they supported Eminem and secured the cover of the March issue of Rolling Stone in Australia.
WATCH ‘I LOVE IT’ MUSIC VIDEO – Animal Logic Version
WATCH ‘I LOVE IT’ MUSIC VIDEO – Blue Tongue Version
HILLTOP HOODS undertook a whirlwind North American tour in March/April including first time showcases in New York, Boulder & LA. With the group’s first visit to the U.S. and the response was overwhelming with all shows reaching capacity and receiving rave reviews. A more extensive tour is consequently planned at the end of 2012.
WATCH ‘SPEAKING IN TONGUES’ Featuring Chali 2na
The forthcoming album release gives U.S. hip-hop fans the music that has seen HILLTOP HOODS win multiple awards, achieve multiple platinum album sales and play to sold out venues around the globe.
‘Drinking From The Sun’ is available from Tuesday, May 29th through Golden Era Records/Fontana.
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