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Eliza & The Delusionals heat things up at The Lunchbox

Written & photographed by: Carmen Garza

Date: March 1, 2020

They came from a Land Down Under.  Introducing Eliza Klatt, Kurt, Tex and Ruby of Eliza & The Delusionals - Australia’s premier indie rock band.  These young rockers trekked across North America, saw the world through rose colored glasses and spread good cheer after having finished opening for Los Angeles alt group Silversun Pickups on a few west coast dates. They made their Phoenix debut as headliner at The Lunchbox on Wednesday, February 26.

 

Fresh, energetic and fun are words that accurately describe the scene that evening.  The musicians filled the intimate venue, of even younger individuals, with a unique sound that is quickly becoming a signature personifying the Brisbane band and their talents.  These performers weren’t afraid to let their hair down as each member performed with confidence, flair and raw expression.   

 

Eliza & The Delusionals members are definitely brilliant, but they are also very down to earth.  At one point, Eliza even commented on how cool the outside temperature was and how she had hoped for a sultry, heat that the Phoenix desert is known for.  Instead, the musical act brought their own heat and lit up the room with their sizzling music.

 

Setlist:

“Swimming Pool”

“Deep End”

“19”

“Cigarette”

“Jackie”

“Feel It All”

“Alive”

“Half Empty”

“Pull Apart”

“Just Exist”

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These Aussies had been preparing to head out on their SiriusXM Advanced Placement tour (opening for beabadoobee) in March and support for PVRIS on their May/June tour, but the sudden onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused them to postpone that part of their tour.  Don’t fret.  Eliza & The Delusionals are in the process of rescheduling the show dates, so the chances of being able to see them live in concert is absolutely doable.

 

If you are craving for a fresh, new sound on the music frontier, you will instantly become an appreciative fan of the Land Down Under’s Eliza & The Delusionals.  Click on the following link to see why they are gaining new admirers everyday.  Crikey!

 

https://www.elizaandthedelusionals.com.