The Love Junkies: Checmical Motivation

After a massive 2013, The Love Junkies are excited to announce the release of their new single "Chemical Motivation".

Self-produced, recorded and mixed by the band in singer Mitch McDonald's old bedroom at his parent's house, the single is a taster of the band's upcoming EP to be released on limited edition vinyl very soon and their first release since their debut album Maybelene in 2013.

Hailing from the foothills of Perth, Western Australia, The Love Junkies were founded by school friends singer/songwriter Mitch McDonald, drummer Lewis Walsh and bass player Robbie Rumble at the end of 2009.

In 2011 the band released their debut self titled EP which received local feature album on Perth's RTR FM and rave reviews. Soon after, the band jumped back into the studio with producer Dave Parkin (Emperors, Felicity Groom, Jebediah) and recorded single "Crying Rhymes".The single was nominated for the WAM Song Of The Year Award 2011, and received airplay on local and national radio stations such as RTR FM, PBS, SYN FM and triple j.

In 2012 the band released their third single 'Louise' recorded by Canadian born, Tokyo based producer Alan Brey to a sellout crowd in January.

The Love Junkies have played shows with La Dispute, Band Of Skulls, Papa Vs Pretty, British India, Kingswood, Stonefield, Die! Die! Die!, Birds of Tokyo, Grinspoon and Jeff The Brotherhood to name a few and performed at the 2012 and 2013 Perth Big Day Out and Groovin' The Moo festivals.

2013 was the band's biggest year to date. They released their debut album Maybelene to a sellout crowd.

Singles 'Oxymoron' and 'Baby Come Home' have been added to rotation on triple j, and scored the band the triple j unearthed slot at Southbound festival.

They've also toured Australia four times including at the Bigsound music conference in Brisbane in September where the band were signed to New World Artists after 2 blistering live showcases.

All this hard work has culminated in six nominations and three wins at the 2013 Western Australian Music Awards for breakthrough act, best rock act and best drummer.

The band are also excited to announce that they've recently signed a deal with German based label Siiick Records to release their debut album Maybelene early in 2014.