With the release of their fifth studio album Little White Lies approaching on April 14, 2009 (MRI/RED Dist.), the members of FASTBALL are getting ready to take their show on the road. Wowing audiences with seven shows at SXSW last week, Fastball have perfected a set that is chock full of new material such as "All I Was Looking For Was You", "The Malcontent (The Modern World)" and the first single, "Little White Lies". Of course, some old classics like "Out of My Head" and "The Way" off of their Grammy nominated album, All the Pain Money Can Buy make their way into the set to keep new and old fans happy.
Beginning the trek at LA's The Mint on April 25th, Fastball will travel up the West Coast to Seattle and then head Westward making stops in Chicago, Columbus and New York City on May 9th before heading South to finish up the tour in Charlottesville, VA on May 13th, 2009.
Little White Lies, produced by C.J. Eiriksson (Blue October, Jack's Mannequin) and vocalist/guitarist Miles Zuniga, boasts the same great harmonies, retro guitar riffs and toe-tapping melodies that encompass the very being of Fastball.
The addition of Corey Glaeser (bass) to the live band frees Tony Scalzo (guitar, piano, vox) to tickle the ivories and strum his guitar while completing Fastball's dual vocal attack, and brings an entirely new element to the live show. With the support of Joey Shuffield's clockwork drumbeats, this show is guaranteed to keep you whistling and humming all the way home.
Don't believe us? Check out a free download of the first single "Little White Lies" here:
Mar 28 Verrado Village Green Buckeye, AZ
Apr 25 The Mint Los Angeles, CA
Apr 26 Café Du Nord San Francisco, CA
Apr 28 Mississippi Studios Portland, OR
Apr 29 Tractor Tavern Seattle, WA
May 03 Empty Bottle Chicago, IL
May 04 The Magic Bag Ferndale, MI
May 05 Musica Akron, OH
May 06 The Basement Columbus, OH
May 07 Tin Angel Philadelphia, PA
May 09 City Winery New York, NY
May 12 Jammin’ Java Vienna, VA
May 13 Gravity Lounge Charlottesville, VA
Jun 20 Washington Park Manitowoc, WI
Sept 12 Nomahegan Park Cranford, NJ
Little White Lies was produced by Miles Zuniga and C.J. Eiriksson (Blue October, Jack's Mannequin) and mixed by Bob Clearmountain (Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie) and will be released on April 14, 2009.