MAY 21 2012
“ANNA SUN” IS CURRENTLY iTUNES SINGLE OF THE WEEK
WALK THE MOON TO RELEASE SELF-TITLED ALBUM JUNE 19TH
HEADLINE TOUR KICKS OFF LATER THIS MONTH
LETTERMAN PERFORMANCE SET FOR RELEASE WEEK
(New York – NY) WALK THE MOON have hit the #1 spot on Sirius/XM’s Alt Nation’s Countdown with their explosive single “Anna Sun”. “Anna Sun” is the first single off their self titled RCA Records debut album which will be released on June 19th. WALK THE MOON will also head out on their first ever headlining tour beginning in May and will be performing on CBS’s The Late Show with David Letterman the week of June 18th.
Earlier this year WALK THE MOON released the “Anna Sun EP” which consists of three tracks, “Tightrope”, “Next In Line” and “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 as well as with the Kaiser Chiefs, 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.”
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).
5/26/2012 - Noblesville, IN – WRZK Mayday - Klipsch Music Center
5/28/2012 - Quincy, WA – Sasquatch Music Festival - The Gorge Amphitheatre
5/29/2012 - Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
6/3/2012 - San Diego, CA – XTRA-F “X-Fest 2012”
6/4/2012 - Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour
6/6/2012 - Phoenix, AZ – Rhythm Room
6/8/2012 - Dallas, TX – The Prophet Bar
6/9/2012 - Austin, TX – The Parish
6/11/2012 - Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom
6/12/2012 - Lawrence, KS – Granada Theatre
6/13/2012 - Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room
6/14/2012 - Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
6/15/2012 - Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall
6/16/2012 - Pontiac, MI - iLounge
6/18/2012 - Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
6/21/2012 - Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of the Living Arts
6/22/2012 - Washington D.C. – Black Cat
6/23/2012 - New York, NY – Governors Ball Music Festival
7/15/2012 - Louisville, KY – The Forecastle Festival – The Riverfront Belvedere
7/20/2012 - Dover, DE – Firefly Music Festival