“This song is a playful zoom-in on the ‘Australian Idenitity’ and a loose dig at the morons that used to yell sh*t at me when I played cover gigs on Sunday afternoons,” she says of ‘Tricks’. “It probably served me right for singing ‘Wonderwall’ every weekend.”
The track comes with its own brilliant video, shot around Melbourne and directed by none other than Julia Jacklin.
Read our Class Of 2019 interview with Stella here.
Watch the new ‘Tricks’ video and view her upcoming UK and European headline tour dates below.
11 Berlin, Badehaus
12 Hamburg, Skybar
13 Rotterdam, Rotown
15 Cologne, Yuca
16 Brussels, Botanique
17 Lille, La Lune Des Pirates*
18 Paris, Le Pop Up Du Label
23 Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach
24 Bristol, Thekla
25 Southampton, Joiners
27 Brighton, The Haunt
28 Manchester, YES
29 Dublin, Grand Social
01 Glasgow, Blue Arrow
02 Leeds, Brudenell Social Club
04 Liverpool, Sound City
05 Nottingham, Bodega
07 London, Scala
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