AEG PRESENTS GRAMMYÂ® WINNING DUO for KING & COUNTRYâ€™S BURN THE SHIPS TOUR IN SUPPORT OF UPCOMING ALBUM
Aug 03 2018
STIRRING MUSIC VIDEO FOR â€œGOD ONLY KNOWSâ€ OUT NOW
Two-time GRAMMYÂ® award-winning duo for KING & COUNTRY are bringing their acclaimed live performance to a city near you, as the band announces the Burn the Ships | Album Release Tour, presented by AEG, in support of their upcoming record. Fans will get an even closer look at the action, as the tour includes some of America’s most intimate venues across the country. The 10-date trek kicks off on October 2nd and will stop in major U.S. cities like New York, Nashville, Dallas, Denver, Seattle, and more! Tickets go on sale Friday August 3rd at 10 a.m. local time. CLICK HERE for a tour preview and CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. Tour dates are listed below, with more to follow:
|October 2nd||To Be Announcedâ€¦|
|October 3rd||PlayStation Theater||New York, NY|
|October 8th||The NorVa||Norfolk, VA|
|October 11th||Warehouse Live||Houston, TX|
|October 12th||The Bomb Factory||Dallas, TX|
|October 14th||The Ryman||Nashville, TN|
|October 20th||Paramount Theatre||Denver, CO|
|October 23rd||To Be Announcedâ€¦|
|October 25th||To Be Announcedâ€¦|
|October 27th||Moore Theatre||Seattle, WA|
Joel and Luke explain, â€œAfter spending a year and a half writing and recording our new album, Burn The Ships, we asked ourselves, â€˜What would be a special and unique way to present this music live for the very first time?â€™ What we came up with was something weâ€™ve never done before – a 10 show tour of intimate nights in select theaters across the US with new songs, fresh stories, captivating set design, and the most important ingredient, you! We canâ€™t wait to see everyone out there!â€
The already glimmering star continues to shine for two-time GrammyÂ® award-winning duo for KING & COUNTRY. Their lead single â€œjoy.â€ has received over 8.2 million streams and was included on USA Today/The Tennesseanâ€™s â€œBest Songs of the Yearâ€ (so far) all-genre list, proclaiming â€œâ€™joy.â€™ is an infectious, upbeat anthem about choosing to be joyful in the face of hardship.â€ â€œjoy.â€ has already reached the No. 1 spot on radio in Canada, Australia and Mediabase CHR. Furthermore, the bandâ€™s song â€œPioneersâ€ has appeared on Spotifyâ€™s â€œNew Music Fridayâ€ playlist and amassed over 1 million streams to date.
for KING & COUNTRY also recently unveiled a powerful music video for â€œGod Only Knows.â€ The track, which appeared on Spotifyâ€™s â€œNew Music Fridayâ€ playlist, continues the forthcoming albumâ€™s theme of finding comfort during times of hardship. â€œGod Only Knowsâ€ is an emotive call to arms for those feeling down on themselves and explores what it means to start over when things seem out of control. The gorgeous visual, set during a nighttime walk in the rain, makes clear that there is always a helping hand at the ready for those who need it. The band reflects, â€œWeâ€™ve walked with those we love as theyâ€™ve battled through loneliness, weâ€™ve heard your stories of great loss and lately, weâ€™ve seen several in the public eye take their own lives. In turn, we were compelled to write and portray an honest, yet hopeful, song/video for us all during difficult seasons.â€ To watch the video for â€œGod Only Knows,â€ CLICK HERE.
To pre-order for KING & COUNTRYâ€™s upcoming album, Burn The Ships, to be released October 5th, CLICK HERE
About for KING & COUNTRY:
Two-time GRAMMYÂ® award-winning Australian duo, for KING & COUNTRY, comprised of brothers Joel & Luke Smallbone, garnered unanimous critical praise with their latest album â€“ RUN WILD. LIVE FREE. LOVE STRONG. The duo celebrated a RIAA certified gold record, No. 1 debut on iTunes, a headlining tour with 28 sold-out shows and a 60-date arena tour. Theyâ€™ve sold nearly 900,000 equivalent albums, amassed 284M on-demand streams, and over 100M YouTube views. The duo has performed on shows like Jimmy Kimmel Live! The Today Show, The Tonight Show, and have had songs featured on the Emmys, Super Bowl, Sunday Night Football, and more. In October 2016, the Smallbone brothers released the indie film, Priceless, about human trafficking.
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