Sire Records’ recording artist Andrew McMahon of Jack’s Mannequin, will guest on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart tomorrow, Thursday, November 19th. Andrew will be joined by Jack’s guitarist and backing vocalist Bobby Raw, for a rare solo performance of their latest single “Swim,” from their current album The Glass Passenger. In addition, McMahon will sit down with Stewart to discuss his recently released documentary Dear Jack, which chronicles McMahon’s own personal fight against leukemia. Check local listings for broadcast time in your area.
The Dear Jack DVD was released by Sire Records on November 3rd and quickly became the No. 1 Music Movie on iTunes. In addition to being available for digital download through iTunes, the film is currently for sale in stores and on Jack’s Mannequin’s website www.jacksmannequin.com. Sire Records has also released The Dear Jack EP (featuring four previously unreleased tracks), which climbed to No. 17 on iTunes Overall Album chart.
Jack’s Mannequin will hit the road in December as very special guests of Weezer. They will also be part of an exclusive WRXP show along with Phoenix and Manchester Orchestra on December 2nd at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. In addition, Jack’s Mannequin will launch their own headlining tour of the U.S. in February 2010.
And finally, McMahon will join Stand Up To Cancer’s team of celebrity ambassadors, which also include Mandy Moore, Kirsten Dunst, Patrick Wilson, Ethan Zohn, Marcia Cross, and many more, beginning in December 2009. The Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) initiative funds groundbreaking research aimed at getting new treatments to patients faster, and aims to rally the public around the fight against the disease.
As always, keep an eye on www.jacksmannequin.com for news, information, tour dates, merch, and much more.