The Story of Us

Mermaid Avenue are an indie rock/ band hailing from Brisbane/Meanjin, Australia - formed in 2015 around the songwriting of Peter Clarke.  Since first cutting their teeth live in 2015, they have become a regular feature on the Brisbane scene driven by the prolific songwriting of singer Clarke and musicianship of current members Mike Kearey (guitars), Mark Egan (bass), Casey Lee (keys) and Nathan Poetschka (drums). 

Their debut album 'Temptation and Half the Truth' was released in late 2018 to strong reviews (The second single from the album, ‘Rise’, was a finalist in Blues and Roots Radio’s International Song of The Year.).

In 2022, the band released their second album 'Sugartown'. Each of the singles from the album enjoyed both local and international airplay as well as favourable reviews (including more finals berths in reputable international songwriting competitions). 

Album #3, 'Loveday No. 9was released in 2023 (again doing well in songwriting comps and reviews) and album #4 ‘Jacarandas’ is being released in 2024.

The band has started working on their fifth album.

Songs from the bands catalogue were used in the soundtrack of the Australian Independent film ‘Hero’. 

In the studio, Mermaid Avenue have been ably served by the talents of Steve Robin (The Barn), Lachlan 'Magoo' Goold, Jason Millhouse (Recordworks), James See (Airlock Studios) and Greg Tuck (BDJ Sessions).   

The band's music is available on Spotify, iTunes, Apple Music, Bandcamp, CD baby and many more.