Artist info

Genre

Indie, Pop, Rock, Roots


band members

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


Influences

Chicago, Oasis, King Krule, Anderson .Paak, Cleaners From Venus


Bio

Papaya Tree - A rock n roll band with horns.

Sweeter than their namesake fruit, the six-piece Sydney outfit are 80’s tinged, vibrant and laced with pop sensibilities, without sacrificing their hallmark quirkiness.

Review

See You Tonight

Papaya Tree

Review by Ash McGregor Ash McGregor

17 Jan 2021

Triple J
35

At first I was like DAMN THESE HORNS, but then the sax hit and you had me completely. Love this track!

At first I was like DAMN THESE HORNS, but then the sax hit and you had me completely. Love this track!

Review

See You Tonight

Papaya Tree

Review by Abby Butler Abby Butler

11 Nov 2020

Triple J
40

the combo of Lee's alt-country vocals, the turbulent swell of guitars, and that breakdown with the ambling horns... well you've only gone and crafted another damn hit, haven't you?!

the combo of Lee's alt-country vocals, the turbulent swell of guitars, and that breakdown with the ambling horns... well you've only gone and crafted another damn hit, haven't you?!

Review

Flowergirl

Papaya Tree

Review by Declan Byrne Declan Byrne

26 Aug 2020

Triple J
40

it's a super warm, catchy one from papaya tree and would appeal to boy & bear fans i reckon.

it's a super warm, catchy one from papaya tree and would appeal to boy & bear fans i reckon.