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Fitz and the Tantrums

Fitz and the Tantrums

R&B/Soul / Pop Los Angeles, CA  US

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    Aug 31

    Jackson, WY, US | 4:30pm

    Fitz and the Tantrums with Phases LOS ANGELES, CA March 25, 2016 - Elektra Records will release the new studio album from Fitz and The Tantrums on June 10. The self-titled album is the follow-up to 2013s More Than Just a Dream. The album pre-order launched today HERE. Fans who pre-order Fitz and The Tantrums will instantly receive the infectiously electrifying first single, HandClap. Deluxe bundles, which include a choice of the album in digital, CD or white vinyl formats paired with an exclusive t-shirt and/or slip mat, can be pre-ordered from Fitz and The Tantrums online store. HandClap premiered today and can be streamed HERE. The visualizer for the song can be seen HERE.HandClap is a primal tale of love and lust, a call to arms in the late hours of the night, says lead vocalist Fitz. Its the X-rated version of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind happening on a dance floor.Fitz and The Tantrums will celebrate the albums release with a North American headline tour that kicks off on June 11 at the Keloorah Festival in Brooklyn, MI and includes a June 21 show at New York Citys Terminal 5. Fans who pre-order the album from Fitz and The Tantrums online store will automatically receive a code enabling them to purchase tour tickets on Tuesday, March 29 before the artist pre-sale and public on sale. The artist pre-sale for tickets begins HERE on Wednesday, March 30, at 10 AM local time. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, April 1, at 10 AM local time. The Washington Post called Fitz and The Tantrums live show captivatingly crazy and Rolling Stone praised the band for its irrepressible energy: hopped-up rhythms, shout-it-out choruses, and hooted background vocals in a review of More Than Just a Dream. The New York Times noted, Their debut effort, Pickin Up the Pieces (Dangerbird), and follow-up, More Than Just a Dream (Elektra), burst with danceable hooks. The Los Angeles Times said, Fitzunderstands what makes a good songAnd co-vocalist Noelle Scaggs charisma overflows. More Than Just a Dream, which has racked up over 76 million album streams to date, contained the RIAA Gold-certified singles The Walker (which was tapped for the 2014 OSCAR ad campaign featuring Ellen DeGeneres and a cast of dancers) and Out Of My League. Both songs were multi-format hits, topping Billboards Alternative Songs chart at #1 and placing in the Top 5 at Triple A radio and in the Top 15 at Hot AC. Fitz and The Tantrums natural exuberance permeates their new self-titled album, which celebrates walking to the beat of your own drum. Lead singer, Michael Fitzpatrick, says of new record, Weve always tried to push ourselves at every turn. For our third album, we continued to challenge ourselves, taking care not to write the same record again. Turn It Up, Fitz exhorts at the top of album opener and first single HandClap. The horn-and-beats fueled track captures the exhilarating sense of promise and danger that a night out and a new romance hold. The staccato Complicated paints a relationship thats packed with both chemistry and conflict and bursts into an unexpected cheer. Echo and otherworldly keyboards make Tricky an intoxicating dance-floor anthem and a warning to any future lover, while A Place For Us, the album closer, encapsulates the bands belief that there is a place in the world for each of us to belong, regardless of our differences.Overall, this is an album about desire the desire for intimacy, for sex, for acceptance on your own terms and the struggle not to compromise, explains Fitz. Fitz and The Tantrums was recorded in the bands hometown of Los Angeles. Jesse Shatkin (Sia, Matt & Kim) produced eight of the albums eleven tracks. Fitz produced Fadeback while Joel Little (Lorde) produced Do What You Want and Ricky Reed (Jessie J) helmed HandClap.Fitz and The Tantrums are: Fitz (vocals), Noelle Scaggs (vocals/tambourine), James King (saxophone), Jeremy Ruzumna (keyboards), John Wicks (drums) and Joseph Karnes (bass). https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/id1094696189?app=itunes

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    Sep 1

    Salt Lake City, UT, US | 1:00pm

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    Oct 12

    San Francisco, CA, US | 8:00pm
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  • Anonymous Willpower (Artist)
    Anonymous Willpower
    Anonymous WIllpower is looking forward to your show at Water Street Music Hall on September 2nd in Rochester, NY. We are all fans of yours and would love to share a stage or two with you in the near future. You are all on fire! Much love to you. Suzi Willpower
  • Guy Berthiaume (Artist)
    Guy Berthiaume
    Excellent song, style and sound! all there!
  • Black Angel Down (Artist)
    Black Angel Down
    Love the sound guys. Great album, nothing but love for ya coming from the east coast!
  • Adam Woodall (Fan)
    Adam Woodall
    What a killer sound ...love it. Also saw the Daryl's House episode.....nice! Part Time Weekends.

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