Matty Took of PLANET: “We just tried different things out and had fun”

(Image credit: Nathan McDonald)

Chaos and confusion stumped PLANET’s plans in 2020, so the Sydney outfit bunkered down at home in the city’s inner‑west and wrote Information Overload, their debut full-length offering due out in March.

As standalone tracks, Information Overload has it all – without, no pun intended, overloading the listener. From the jagged pull of the acoustic guitar that breaks the can open in ‘Lost My Honesty’, to the depth of doubt that guides the narrative of ‘Ship Won’t Change’ – right the way over to a melancholic refrain as PLANET observe the state of modern life in ‘Resign’ – the band rolled with the punches and ended up with one hell of a prize. As the first chapter in what’s shaping up to be a truly illustrious career, Information Overload is a rich, warm, whiskey-soaked dream of a release, flooded with some carefully tended-to guitar work 

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