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half•alive RELEASE NEW SINGLE “Summerland”

ANNOUNCE DIRECT SUPPORT TO TWENTY ONE PILTOS ON TOUR THIS FALL

(Los Angeles, CA – July 23, 2021 ) – Today, Long Beach based trio half•alive release their new single “Summerland” via RCA Records. Listen HERE. “Summerland” is written by half•alive and Skyler Stonestreet and produced by OJIVOLTA (Shawn Mendes, Justin Bieber, Halsey, Jon Bellion) along with additional production by the band.

half•alive says, ““Summerland” was created from a conversation about patterns I had with my uncle in Oakland, CA sometime last year, specifically, about the patterns of life as seen through the seasons…  How the seasons show us the same pattern of the day, & of our life stage, & so much more.  I became so fascinated by this pattern & how structural it is to music & art & literature..  The romance & fruit of summer (noon, maturity), giving way to the dramatic dying of Autumn (sunset, old age), to the death of Winter (midnight, death), & the rebirth of Spring (sunrise, youth).

We’ve always wanted to write a summer song, but the depth of this story made it feel like the summer song of all summer songs.  It’s night swims & dancing & late nights with friends & the beach & sun tans, but it’s so much more as well.  Summer is the beginning & the end of the story, the golden hour of romance, where all of life is at peace with God & each other & in ourselves, where freedom is savored & where we want to remain forever.  So at a glance, it’s just a summer song, but under the surface, it’s that & so much more.”

The release of “Summerland” follows the release of both “Time 2” and “What’s Wrong” which came out earlier this year. “What’s Wrong,” which was “Most Added” at Alt Radio around its launch had garnered over 8.7 million streams worldwide. The band also performed it on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live last month. Check it out HERE.

Additionally, half•alive have announced a run of headlining west coast shows including a stop at The Wiltern in Los Angeles on September 16th and Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival on September 19th. The band will be hitting the road this fall with Twenty One Pilots on their “Takeover” tour which starts in Denver, CO on September 22nd. Tickets are on-sale now.

Headlining

Thu 09 Sep – San Diego, CA – Soma Side Stage

Fri 10 Sep – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom

Sun 12 Sep – Denver, CO – Big Gig KTCL

Min 13 Sep – Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot

Wed 15 Sep – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore

Thu 16 Sep – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern

Sun 19 Sep – Las Vegas, NV – Life Is Beautiful

Supporting Twenty One Pilots

Wed 22 Sep – Denver, CO – Ogden Theater

Thu 23 Sep – Denver, CO – Mission Ballroom

Sat 25 Sep – Denver, CO – Pepsi Center

Wed 29 Sep – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern

Thu 30 Sep – Los Angeles, CA – Greek Theater

Sat 02 Oct – Inglewood, CA – The Forum

Wed 13 Oct – Chicago, IL –  House of Blues

Thu 14 Oct – Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom

Sat 16 Oct – Chicago, IL – United Center

Tue 19 Oct – Boston, NA – House Of Blues

Wed 20 Oct – Boston, MA – Agganis Arena

Thu 21 Oct – Boston MA – TD Garden

Tue 26 Oct – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena

Wed 27 Oct – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena

Fri 29 Oct – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena

Sat 30 Oct – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena

Wed 03 Nov – Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle

Thu 04 Nov – Atlanta, GA – Coca-Cola Roxy

Sat 06 Nov – Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena

About half•alive:

The music of half•alive breathes, evolves, grows, and changes alongside the lives of the Long Beach trio—Josh Taylor [vocals], Brett Kramer [drums], and J Tyler Johnson [bass]. half•alive officially came to life on the 2017 EP, which sparked a palpable buzz on the strength of “The Fall” and “Aawake At Night”. Over the course of the next year, they crafted what became their massive breakout “still feel.” which has been RIAA certified Gold, rocketed into the Top 10 at Alt Radio and has over 276 million worldwide streams to date. The video organically surpassed the 10 million mark within two months as the song garnered acclaim from NPR’s coveted “All Songs Considered” and more. The trio sold out their formal debut headlining tour in 2019  which included 2 sold out shows at The Fonda Theatre in LA. The tour also included stops at major music festivals including Lollapalooza, Outside Lands and Bumbershoot. Later that year the band made their late night television debut with a very special performance of “still feel.” on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. Check out the incredible and unique performance HERE. They also performed “Runaway” on The Late Late Show with James Corden. In August 2019, they released their debut album Now, Not Yet which has amassed over 472 million worldwide audio streams to date. half•alive was named YouTube’s Artist on the Rise and their live Vevo DSCVR performances of “RUNAWAY” and “arrow” showcase their incredible creative artistry. Last year, half•alive released their EP “in Florescence,” an audio and visual project that included orchestral arrangements of 4 tracks off their critically acclaimed debut album Now, Not Yet as well as videos for 3 of the 4 songs to accompany them.

To Buy/Stream “Summerland”:

Multi – https://smarturl.it/HASummerland

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