CATFISH AND THE BOTTLEMEN RELEASE NEW ALBUM, THE BALANCE, TODAY
FIRST SINGLE “LONGSHOT” PUSHING TOP 10 AT ALTERNATIVE RADIO, AMASSES OVER 30 MILLION GLOBAL STREAMS AND COUNTING
BAND RETURNS TO NORTH AMERICA IN JUNE FOR HEADLINE TOUR, SUMMER RADIO SHOWS, AND FESTIVAL DATES
26 APRIL 2019 (Toronto, ON) – Defining undimmed ambition as the flag bearers for energetic, arena-filling alternative rock, Catfish and the Bottlemen release their third album, The Balance, today via Capitol Records/Universal Music Canada, the country's leading music company, get it HERE.
Their third album after a wait of almost three years, following 2014’s The Ride and 2016’s The Balcony (selling over one million copies between them), The Balance hits the playlists of a growing, ceaselessly passionate community of young fans worldwide. The album’s first single “Longshot” fanned the flames of expectation from its release and swiftly climbed the charts, recently cracking the Top 5 at Alternative radio. “Longshot” has also amassed over 30 million global streams, as the band approaches 900 million global streams overall. Watch the band’s fervent performance of the song on the Jimmy Kimmel Live! Outdoor Stage HERE.
Catfish and the Bottlemen recently wrapped an extensive North American headline tour, which concluded with a SOLD-OUT date at Brooklyn Steel. Their U.S. and Canada run picks back up in June, including radio concert series and a festival performance at Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. Full routing can be found below. Currently, the band are home in the U.K. for festival headline slots and sold-out arena shows.
The Balance was recorded by Van McCann (vocals, guitars), Johnny Bond (guitars), Robert ‘Bob’ Hall (drums) and Benji Blakeway (bass) over a 12-month period in the company of Irish producer, Jacknife Lee (U2, The Killers), in two secluded studios; Grouse Lodge, in Moate, Republic of Ireland, and The Chapel in the countryside of East Lincolnshire, and mixed by Craig Silvey (Florence + the Machine, Arcade Fire).
CATFISH AND THE BOTTLEMEN – U.S. TOUR DATES:
6/7 – Las Vegas, NV @ KXTE OBC 2019
6/11 – Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore Charlotte
6/12 – Indianapolis, IN @ Egyptian Room at Old National Centre
6/14 – Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival
6/15 – Chicago, IL @ WKQX PIQNIQ
6/17 – Toronto, ON @ Rebel
6/19 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues – Boston
6/21 – Buffalo, NY @ WLKK Alt Buffalo’s Kerfuffle
6/22 – Queens, NY @ WNYL Alt 92.3 Summer Open
6/23 – Philadelphia, PA @ WRFF Radio 104.5 Block Party
6/25 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
6/26 – Detroit, MI @ St. Andrew’s Hall
6/28 – St. Paul, MN @ KQGO Go Fest ‘19
6/30 – Milwaukee, WI @ Summerfest
THE BALANCE TRACK LISTING: