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Matt Corby Shares Standalone Track ‘Desert Land’

It’s Corby’s swift follow-up to his acclaimed 2023 album, ‘Everything’s Fine’

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He only released his latest album, Everything’s Fine, this year, but Matt Corby has already returned with more new music.

The ARIA Award-winning singer-songwriter today shared the standalone track “Desert Land”, which is about the relationships we maintain through our struggles.

As Corby says, “Desert Land” “is inspired by the close relationships we have that operate in tandem with our vices and addictions, and how both of those things influence each other.”

Corby wrote the standalone track alongside frequent collaborators Chris Collins (Gang of Youths, Middle Kids) and Nat Dunn (Rita Ora, Tkay Maidza), with Corby and Collins working together on production duties. The trio also collaborated on the aforementioned Everything’s Fine.

Corby’s celebrated third album debuted atop the ARIA Australian Artist Albums Chart earlier this year, reaching number eight on the full ARIA Albums Chart. The musician also earned three nominations at this year’s ARIA Awards, including Album of the Year and Best Produced Release.

Corby is currently wrapping up a run of tour dates across the US and Canada. He spent much of the year on the road in support of Everything’s Fine, including shows in the UK and Europe.

Corby will conclude 2023 with several shows across Australia and New Zealand. He’ll begin with a performance at Auckland’s Powerstation on the first of December, he’ll then head to Wellington the following to appear at the On a Good Day. Corby will then return to his home country for two shows at Fremantle Prison on December 8th and 10th. He’ll also perform at Bluesfest Byron Bay next year for the first time in a decade.

Matt Corby’s “Desert Land” is out now via Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia. 

Matt Corby 2023/2024 Tour Dates

December 1st
Powerstation, Auckland, NZ

December 2nd
On a Good Day, Wellington, NZ

December 8th
Fremantle Prison, Fremantle, WA

December 10th
Fremantle Prison, Fremantle, WA

March 28th-April 1st
Bluesfest, Byron Bay, NSW