Artist info

Genre

Indie, Pop, Rock, Roots


band members

Lee McDermott - VOX/GUITAR Jack Johnston - GUITAR Zac Olsen - SAX Jordan Tulinsky - TRUMPET Joe Plunkett - BASS Alistair Hayes - DRUMS


Website

Gig

Papaya Tree

Strong impact coarse language and/or themes

29 Apr

Lansdowne Hotel

Sydney, 2008

Chippendale

6:00pm

Bio

Since Papaya Tree's conception almost two years ago, the band has left no venue untouched on their journey. Relentlessly playing gigs, writing songs and recording in preparation for their debut single Bamboo Schooner, set to be released in November 2017.

The boys in Papaya Tree are young, fresh and eager to please (if you'd let them).
Described as being sweeter than their namesake fruit, the six-piece came together through a number of unlikely situations, from a butcher shop to the school yard and university walls, eventually forming the full lineup from nearly every postcode in Sydney.

Due to the bands size, Papaya Tree have had the opportunity to create an eclectic mix of styles, taking elements from rock, funk, jazz and reggae to create their sound. Lacking in shame, spatial awareness and the ability to park cars, the band mates have formed a brand of music that can place a smile on the face of any listener with a performance that must be caught live.

Review

Review by Declan Byrne Declan Byrne

23 Feb 2018

Triple J
30

a bit of fun here from papaya tree, i can see this lighting up a street festival.

a bit of fun here from papaya tree, i can see this lighting up a street festival.

Review

Jimmy Hill

20 Apr 2018

50

Boys this song is literally stuck in my head 24/7 and I'm not opposed to that at all! Papaya Tree are clearly a talent for creating some absolutely exquisite ear worms that taste delicious too <3

Boys this song is literally stuck in my head 24/7 and I'm not opposed to that at all! Papaya Tree are clearly a talent for creating some absolutely exquisite ear worms that taste delicious too <3

Review

Review by Rhys William Rhys William

13 Apr 2018

Super Reviewer
40

I was really liking this right up until that heavier break at 1:50, and then I was just plain loving it! What a top track.

I was really liking this right up until that heavier break at 1:50, and then I was just plain loving it! What a top track.