Today, Grammy-nominated rock band Cage the Elephant reveals the first single “Mess Around” from their highly-anticipated forthcoming studio album Tell Me I’m Pretty – PRESS HERE to listen to “Mess Around.” Tell Me I’m Pretty will be released on December 18th, 2015 via RCA Records – PRESS HERE to watch the album trailer. On Friday, October 30th “Mess Around” will be available on all streaming services and Tell Me I’m Pretty will be available for pre-order on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Apple Music and the band’s webstore with “Mess Around” available as an instant grat track.
The 10-song record was produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys & The Arcs (Lana Del Rey, Ray LaMontagne, The Black Keys, The Arcs), mixed by Tom Elmhirst (Amy Winehouse, Adele, Florence + the Machine) and recorded at Easy Eye Sound in Nashville, TN, near the band’s home town of Bowling Green, KY. Rolling Stone said, “Tell Me I’m Pretty reflects everything from psychedelic bubblegum pop to, not coincidentally, the spare tautness of the Black Keys.”
Cage the Elephant’s Grammy-nominated 2013 album Melophobia took the band to new heights, spinning off two Number One singles on the Alternative charts, “Come a Little Closer” and “Cigarette Daydreams,” with Rolling Stone describing the album as, “Kentucky’s Cage the Elephant warp Sixties garage rock, Seventies punk and Eighties alt-rock into excellently weird new shapes;” while their 2011 sophomore album Thank You Happy Birthday debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 chart and was praised as “one of the best rock albums of the year.” Long celebrated as one of the most explosive live bands in the world, Cage the Elephant has toured extensively, selling out several headlining runs and performing alongside the likes of The Black Keys, Foo Fighters, Muse and Queens of the Stone Age.
Cage The Elephant just played an intimate, surprise showcase during CMJ in New York at the Box to rave reviews. Consequence of Sound called the show “absolutely wild” and said “Matt Shultz has developed a reputation as a fearless performer, and his daredevil antics were on full display.” It was just announced that the band will be headlining the KROQ Halloween Costume Ball in Los Angeles on October 30th.