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After a triumphant year celebrating 10 years of their beloved record, Chroma, Cartel is excited to announce, Bare Essentials, an 11-track acoustic album featuring some of the band's most well-known tracks. The record was recorded by the band's long-time friends and producers Zack Odom and Kenneth Mount, who recorded Chroma and the band's self-titled records. The record will be available for pre-order on iTunes this coming Sunday, 12/13 for $7.99 and will include an instant download of "If I Fail." The full record will be available for sale on iTunes on Monday, 12/21, for $9.99 along with matching acoustic videos for each song which will be available for purchase and download on

1. Say Anything (Else)
2. If I Fail
3. Faster Ride
4. Deep South
5. American Dreams
6. I Will Hide Myself Away
7. Only You
8. Honestly
9. Run Away
10. Take Me With You
11. Minstrel's Prayer

Atlanta friends, get into the holiday spirit and celebrate a very merry Christmas this year with Cartel! Just last month the band announced a special acoustic show in Atlanta at Eddie's Attic on December 23, 2015. Following a string of sold-out shows in their hometown, Cartel can't wait to be performing a variety of tunes spanning their entire catalogue to a smaller, more intimate crowd. Tickets are on sale now at:

The show will mark the band's final performance of 2015, a momentous year that celebrated their 10th anniversary of the classic 2005 album, Chroma. Throughout their time on the road, the groupperformed the record in its entirety across the US, Canada and UK and were awarded Gold status on their mega-hit "Honestly." The band was joined by Hit The Lights,TEAM*, and Driver Friendly. In addition, their long-awaited band-approved edition Chroma on vinyl via Field Day Records was released to popular demand. The official release features include 180g double vinyl, a first pressing of white vinyl, and a gate fold in die-cast slip. Only 1000 copies were made for the initial pressing. Head to to purchase your vinyl today!

12/23 - Eddie's Attic - Atlanta, GA

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