Xavier Rudd releases Solace

Solace is the fourth album from Australian roots musician Xavier Rudd released in Australia on March 28, 2004 and which debuted in the top twenty of the ARIA album chart on April 5, 2004.

It is his first record distributed by a major label with distribution by Universal Music Australia. Solace's success earned Rudd two ARIA Music Awards nominations for Best Breakthrough Artist (album) and Best Blues and Roots Album at the 2005 ceremony, but lost to Jet's Get Born and John Butler Trio's Sunrise Over Sea, respectively.