JUN 19 2012
WALK THE MOON’S SELF TITLED ALBUM IS ON SALE TODAY
WALK THE MOON TO PERFORM ON THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN TONIGHT
(New York – NY) –VEVO, the world’s leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform, announced today that WALK THE MOON is the new LIFT campaign artist. Kicking off today and for the next eight weeks, fans will have the opportunity to get to know WALK THE MOON through exclusive interviews, behind-the-scenes footage, video premieres and intimate live concerts, all exclusive to the VEVO platform. LIFT gives fans the power to break new artists like WALK THE MOON through social media interaction, including a new Facebook application. Through the app, fans can be part of WALK THE MOON’s team and directly help them spread the word on their music. Access WALK THE MOON on VEVO at http://vevo.com/lift.
WALK THE MOON’s self titled album (RCA Records) is available for sale today and they will be performing their breakthrough smash single “Anna Sun” on The Late Show with David Letterman tonight on CBS.
WALK THE MOON currently have the #1 most played on on Sirius/XM’s Alt Nation and previously held the #1 spot on Sirius/XM’s Alt Nation’s Countdown for 4 weeks with their explosive single “Anna Sun”. The music video for “Anna Sun” recently crossed the 1 million play mark on VEVO and continues to burn up the radio charts.
WALK THE MOON’s self titled album is produced by Ben H. Allen (Gnarls Barkley, Animal Collective) and features tracks from the “Anna Sun EP”, new songs and newly recorded versions of fan favorites off their 2010 independently released album i want! i want!.
After being featured in a profile piece on NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly last spring following their stint at SXSW, WALK THE MOON recently returned to network television with another performance on “Last Call” as well as an incredible live performance on Late Night wth Jimmy Fallon.
Named one of “MTV’s Artists to Watch for 2012,” WALK THE MOON, who has already toured as part of MTVU’s first ever “Woodies Tour” with Young the Giant, are currently on their first headlining tour. They have captured the attention of fans and critics alike with their colorful and energetic live performances. Says Rolling Stone “Opening act Walk the Moon looked and sounded like a band that will be starting its own headlining tour in short order.” After their headlining tour they will be joining Neon Trees for the NYLON + STARBUCKS SUMMER MUSIC TOUR from August 5th-27th before heading to Europe for 6 weeks with Fun.
Launched in Ohio in 2008 by lead singer, songwriter and keyboard player Nicholas Petricca, WALK THE MOON includes Kevin Ray (bass, vocals), Eli Maiman (guitar, vocals) and Sean Waugaman (drums, vocals).