The Church announce reissue of first four albums and national tour

Seminal Australian favourites, The Church, will be hitting the road for their ‘The ALREADY YESTERDAY Tour’ which will see them perform in theatres across the country.

The Church will treat fans with a selection of songs from the band’s first four albums – ‘Of Skins & Heart’, ‘The Blurred Crusade’, ‘Séance’, and ‘Heyday’. Collectively, these albums spawned some of the bands biggest hits including ‘The Unguarded Moment’, ‘Almost With You’ and ‘Electric Lash’ which have become staples on radio playlists globally. The shows will also celebrate an incredible discography across the bands vast and critically acclaimed releases – taking fans on a musical journey from the very beginning right through to the present day.

To commemorate the tour, Universal Music will be reissuing these first four albums on vinyl throughout the year:

Of Skins & Heart the debut album was released in April 1981. Produced by Chris Gilbey and Bob Clearmountain – it boasts the singles ‘She Never Said’, ‘Tear It All Away’ and of course – ‘The Unguarded Moment’. The album is available now on 180-gram white vinyl to coincide with the 2024 tour.

The Blurred Crusade the second album was released in March 1982. Again, produced by Bob Clearmountain and boasting the singles ‘Almost With You’ and ‘When You Were Mine’. The album will be available in July on 180-gram blue vinyl to coincide with the 2024 tour.

Séance the third album was released in June 1983. Produced by the band and John Bee – it featured the singles ‘Electric Lash’ and ‘It’s No Reason’. The album will be available in August on 180-gram pink vinyl to coincide with the 2024 tour.

Heyday the fourth album was released in November 1985. Produced by Peter Walsh, singles from the album included ‘Columbus’, ‘Tantalized’ and ‘Disenchanted’. The album will be available in September on 180-gram red vinyl to coincide with the 2024 tour.



Saturday 23rd November – Enmore Theatre, Sydney NSW

Thursday 28th November – Palais Theatre, Melbourne VIC

Friday 29th November – Fortitude Music Hall, Brisbane QLD

Saturday 30th November – Odeon Theatre, Hobart TAS

Thursday 5th December – Astor Theatre, Perth WA

Saturday 7th December – Hindley Street Music Hall, Adelaide SA

Fan club pre-sale Tuesday 21st May 10.00am to Wednesday 22nd May 9.00am.  Ticketing pre-sale: Wednesday 22nd May 10.00am to Friday 24th May 9.00am. General public on-sale: Friday 24th May at 10.00am. All tickets available from