Bleachers will release debut album Strange Desire on July 15th, 2014 on RCA Records. The highly anticipated album was written and produced by Grammy Award winning musician Jack Antonoff with co-producer John Hill (MIA, Jay Z, Empire of the Sun). The album is now available for pre-order at select digital and physical retailers.
Fans who pre-order the album starting today will receive the new track, “Rollercoaster” instantly (PRE-ORDER HERE).
In addition, any fan who pre-orders the album from Bleachers web store will receive a CD or an exclusive transparent orange vinyl, a limited edition T-shirt, a limited edition Autumn de Wilde print and a 5 song bonus CD containing demos from the album. They will also be supplied a pre-sale code granting them early access to tickets for the first leg of Bleachers’ The Strange Desire World Tour. Special ticket offers for the second leg of the tour will become available on album release day, July 15th.
Since the initial announcement in February, Bleachers has been selected as a Spotify Spotlight artist and “I Wanna Get Better” has shot into the top 5 at Alt radio and is still growing. This past weekend Bleachers kicked off their summer festival tour dates at New York’s Governor’s Ball, ““The crowd was nothing but fully awake for his closer, the upbeat anthem and first single "I Wanna Get Better," and the audience danced along and sang with the refrain. It was a perfect way to start Gov Ball Day Three.”” wrote Billboard.
Below please find tour dates for Bleachers’ summer festival run and for the first leg of The Strange Desire World Tour:
June 20 - Firefly Music Festival (Dover, Delaware)
June 26 - Boulevard Pool-Mophie Stage at the Cosmopolitan LV (Las Vegas, NV)
June 27 - Summerfest (Milwaukee, WI)
June 29 - Glastonbury Festival (Pilton, UK)
July 6 - Wireless Festival (United Kingdom)
August 1 - Osheaga Festival (Montreal, QC)
August 2 - Radio 104.5 Summer Block Party (Philadelphia, PA)
August 3 - Lollapalooza (Chicago, IL)
August 3 - Lollapalooza After-Party @ Lincoln Hall (Chicago, IL)
August 8 - Outside Lands Music Festival (San Francisco, CA)
August 9 - Marymoor Park Concerts (Redmond, WA)
August 20 - Deuxe @ Old National Center, (Indianapolis, IN)
August 21 - The Ready Room (St. Louis, MO)
August 22 - Kansas City Power & Light District (Kansas City, MO)
August 26 - St. Andrew Hall (Detroit, MI)
August 27 - Phoenix Concert Theatre (Toronto, ON)
August 31 - Made In America Festival (Philadelphia, PA)
September 4 - Webster Hall (New York, NY)
September 6 - Boston Calling Music Festival (Boston, MA)
October 3 - ACL Music Festival (Austin, TX)
October 10 - ACL Music Festival (Austin, TX)
Hailing from New Jersey, 30 year old Jack Antonoff has been in the music scene for over a decade. In 2002, with Jack as the lead singer, the success of New Jersey born indie rock band Steel Train was well underway. Steel Train’s cult following lead them to make their national television debut on Late Night With Conan O’Brien and later appeared on Late Show With David Letterman. In 2008, Jack joined Nate Ruess and Andrew Dost to form the Grammy award winning fun.
In addition to being a multi-talented musician, Jack is a critically acclaimed songwriter and producer. His achievements include fun. being honored with the Vanguard Award at the 2014 ASCAP Pop Music Awards and co-writing fun.’s Grammy award winning song “We Are Young” and Grammy nominated album Some Nights. He also received a Golden Globe nomination for his collaboration with Taylor Swift on her song “Sweeter Than Fiction." Jack has also worked with Sara Bareilles, co-writing her Grammy nominated hit “Brave", and Canadian Indie icons Tegan and Sara.
Strange Desire Tracklisting:
1. Wild Heart
4. I Wanna Get Better
5. Wake Me
6. Reckless Love
7. Take Me Away Ft. Grimes
8. Live A River Runs
9. You’re Still A Mystery
10. I’m Ready to Move On/Wild Heart Reprise Ft. Yoko Ono
11. Who I Want You To Love
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