The Wallflowers Return With Highly Anticipated New Album
For Release This Fall OnÂ ColumbiaÂ Records
Select Tour Dates Announced to kick off in July!
Los Angeles,Â CAÂ MAY 8, 2012â€”The WallflowersÂ have announced they are back in the studio and putting the finishing touches on a long-awaited new studio album that will be released by Columbia Records this fall. Currently recording in Nashville at Dan Auerbachâ€™s (The Black Keys) Easy Eye Sound studio, the new album finds frontmanÂ Jakob DylanÂ joining original band membersÂ Greg RichlingÂ (bass) andÂ Rami Jaffee(keyboards), with Wallflowersâ€™ longtime guitaristÂ Stuart MathisÂ and drummerÂ Jack IronsÂ (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pearl Jam) rounding out the lineup. The album is being produced byÂ Jay JoyceÂ (Emmylou Harris, Cage the Elephant) and mixed byÂ Rich CosteyÂ (Bruce Springsteen, The Shins).
The Wallflowers have taken their deep history and defining sound into new territory with the release of their upcoming album. The new record has the band doing what it does best while continuing to find new ground to cover.Â â€œIt’s been a while since we’ve felt this energized and creative. We haven’t changed our stripes so much as we’re continuing to redefine the animal,â€ said Jakob Dylan.
In addition to their new album, The Wallflowers have announced a series of tour dates that will kick off in selectÂ U.S.cities in July (please see dates below). On these dates the band expects to give fans a preview of the new material, which finds them rediscovering their sound while reflecting the varied influences they have accumulated over the years.
Formed inÂ Los Angeles, The Wallflowers rose to fame with their 4x platinum albumÂ Bringing Down The Horse,Â which featured four top charting singles including â€œ6th AvenueÂ Heartache,â€ â€œOne Headlight,â€ â€œThe Difference,â€ and â€œThree Marlenas.â€ The two-time Grammy Award winners went on to sell over 7 million records worldwide with a series of critically acclaimed albums before going on hiatus in 2007. During the groupâ€™s break from recording, Jakob Dylan released two solo albums, which also garnered significant praise,Â 2008â€™sÂ Seeing ThingsÂ and 2010â€™sÂ Women and Country.
The Wallflowers Tour Dates
7/20Â Â Â Â Firefly Music Festival,Â Dover,Â DE
7/24Â Â Â Â Bowery Ballroom,Â New York,Â NYÂ (on-sale Friday, May 11th)
7/25Â Â Â The Stone Pony,Â Asbury Park,Â NJÂ (on-sale Friday, May 11th)
7/27Â Â Â Â Schubas,Â Chicago,Â ILÂ (on-sale Saturday, May 12th)
9/23Â Â Â De Luna Fest,Â Pensacola,Â FL
The Wallflowers will be announcing additional album details and tour dates in the coming weeks. For more information please visit:
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