July 17, 2012 9:24:40 AM
Photo Courtesy Danny Clinch
DAVE MATTHEWS BAND'S NEW SINGLE,
IS OUT TODAY
Pre-Order Launches Today On The iTunes Store For
Away From The World, The Band's Upcoming Album
Covers For Album And Single - Illustrated By Dave Matthews - Revealed Today
Dave Matthews Band launched the pre-order for the standard and deluxe editions of the forthcoming album Away From The World on the iTunes Store today. The deluxe edition contains exclusive live versions of songs from the album. Fans who purchase the deluxe edition on the iTunes Store will instantly receive "Mercy." The first single from the album is also available now at all digital retailers.
The covers for Away From The World and the "Mercy" single were hand-illustrated by Dave Matthews. Fans can check out the cover art now on the iTunes Store and at Dave Matthews Band Official Site
"Mercy" was the Greatest Gainer at the Triple A format this week, jumping from No. 13 to No. 5 in its second week at radio.
Dave Matthews Band recorded Away From The Worldwith Steve Lillywhite, who produced its first three studio records - Under The Table And Dreaming, Crash and Before These Crowded Streets. RCA Records will releasethe new album on September 11 in CD, digital and vinyl formats. In addition to the standard and deluxe editions, a super-deluxe edition will be available, which will include the deluxe CD, a DVD, a 2012 tour photo book and more. Individuals who pre-order any configuration of the album from the official website will receive five bonus tracks, recorded live on Dave Matthews Band's 2012 summer tour, upon the release of Away From The World. Members of The Warehouse (the group's official fan association) who pre-order the album will receive eight bonus tracks.
The band's summer run continues with a trio of Florida dates this week. Dave Matthews Band will head west next month for its traditional Labor Day weekend shows at The Gorge Amphitheatre in George, WA (8/31, 9/1, 2).The tour will wrap up on September 9 at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View - the last of three California dates.
Dave Matthews Band - comprising Carter Beauford (drums), Stefan Lessard (bass), Dave Matthews (vocals, guitar) and Boyd Tinsley (violin) - has sold a collective 37 million CDs and DVDs combined. Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King debuted atNo. 1 on The Billboard 200 in 2009, making Dave Matthews Band one of only two groups in chart history to have five consecutive studio albums enter atop the chart. The band was the biggest ticket seller worldwide of the past decade and has sold over 17 million tickets since its inception.
Dave Matthews Band 2012 Summer Tour
Date City/State Venue Support
7/18 Tampa, FL 1-800-Ask-Gary Amphitheatre Tower of Power
7/20 West Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheatre Tower of Power
7/21 West Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheatre Tower of Power
8/31 George, WA The Gorge Amphitheatre The Avett Brothers, Allen Stone
9/1 George, WA The Gorge Amphitheatre The Avett Brothers, Allen Stone
9/2 George, WA The Gorge Amphitheatre The Avett Brothers, Allen Stone
9/7 Chula Vista, CA Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre Allen Stone
9/8 Irvine, CA Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Allen Stone
9/9 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre Allen Stone
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