The Dark Horse: A Musical Odyssey through Passion and Resilience

Article by Ilana Paull 15.05.24

The Dark Horse: A Musical Odyssey through Passion and Resilience”

In the heart of Australia’s vibrant music scene resides a trio that transcends the ordinary, captivating audiences with an electrifying fusion of rock, pop, psychedelia, electronica, soul, jazz, and blues. Meet The Dark Horse – a band whose sonic tapestry is a testament to the power of raw emotion and unbridled creativity.

Picture this: a sultry concoction of vintage vibes and old-world charm, infused with the enchanting melodies of a 21 piece orchestra from Budapest. As their music washes over you, it’s impossible not to be swept away on a journey of the soul – a journey that ignites the fire within and leaves you yearning for more.

At the helm of this musical voyage is a voice that defies description – liquid silk with a hint of lightening and gravel, and I’ve been struck, as they weave tales of love, loss, and liberation with unparalleled power and conviction. Songs like “Safety in Numbers” resonate with a haunting beauty, delving into the depths of human experience with a raw honesty that cuts straight to the core.

But it’s not just the lyrics that leave a lasting impression – it’s the infectious energy that permeates every note, every chord, every beat. From the catchy choruses to the mesmerizing solos, The Dark Horse has a way of getting under your skin and staying there, long after the music has stopped.

In a devastatingly beautiful world filled with pain and uncertainty, their music offers a glimmer of hope – a reminder of the resilience of the human spirit and the healing power of art. It’s a dance of contrasts, meticulously crafted yet imbued with spontaneity, leaving listeners craving that rush of dopamine that only comes from experiencing something truly extraordinary.

So if you’re searching for an escape from the mundane, look no further than The Dark Horse. Let their music take you on a journey unlike any other – a journey of passion, resilience, and above all, the unshakeable belief in the transformative power of music. This band is the ultimate, unforgettable experience that will be etched in your mind, heart and soul, an addictive and contagious elixir, that just being in a room with them, you can’t help but catch it.

The Dark Horse

Lazybones Lounge Restaurant & Bar

The Dark Horse

6:59pm, Thu 6 June, 2024

Lazybones Lounge Restaurant & Bar, NSW


70s psych rock and neo soul

Experience The Dark Horse in full flight as they transport you with their soulful vocals, melodic psychedelic guitar solos, dexterous turntablism and live string arrangements that easily evoke an atmosphere reminiscent of old Hollywood movie scores, 70s psych rock and neo soul.
The 10 piece line up wants to put you in the mood. Imagine James Bond and Quentin Tarantino had a love child with Amy Winehouse in the Texan desert as the sun went down. This is the sound of The Dark Horse.

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“From the catchy choruses to the alluring hooks, The Dark Horse has a way of sneaking into your veins and taking up residence in your soul, comforting even the deepest wounds with their music.

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Out now on all platforms Performed by: The Dark Horse Written by: Haydn Walker, Meghan Drummond and Etienne Plummer Produced by: Haydn Walker, Etienne Plummer Music video production by: Sharon Edmondston, Josh McCarthy, Stella Edmondston, Billie Gurr, Max Dawson, Mitchell Carr, Liv Reddy, Grace O’Connell, Cameron Gray, Sean Izzard, Courtney Lewis, Petrea Hewitt, Sarah Sakr , Juliet Taylor

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