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PARACHUTE TO RELEASE WIDEAWAKE NEW STUDIO ALBUM OUT ON MARCH 11

Wide Awake, the forthcoming album from PARACHUTE embodies the spirit and core passion of the band’s characteristic pop-rock sound and takes it to another level.   Newly pared down from a five-piece to a trio – Will Anderson (lead vocals, songwriter, guitar), Johnny Stubblefield (drums), and Christopher “Kit” French (saxophone, keyboards) forge that sensibility in part by shaking off all creative inhibitions.  “We felt like we had no limitations to chase this sound that the three of us have wanted to build for so long,” says Anderson. “It was as if we were woken up from some sort of slumber, revitalized and rejuvenated with this new awareness of who we are as a band.

Reuniting with producer John Fields (who was at the helm with 2011’s The Way It Was and their 2009 debut Losing Sleep), the 12 tracks on Wide Awake spotlight the band’s keen sense of songcraft coupled with their catchy melodies.

The new single “Without You” exclusively premieres today via Billboard.com.

To celebrate the release of Wide Awake, PARACHUTE will embark on their national headline tour on March 26th with a hometown show at the Jefferson Theater in Charlottesville, VA.  The 30 + city run features special guest Jon McLaughlin and includes stops in Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, Seattle, Los Angeles and Washington, DC.  Tickets go on sale on Friday, January 15th.  Each ticket purchased comes with a digital download of the new album upon release.  Full list of tour dates below.

In addition, Wide Awake will be available for pre-order on Friday, January 15th via iTunes, Amazon and additional outlets.    With each pre-order, fans will receive an instant download of the two songs “Crave” and the new single “Without You”.

Wide Awake track listing:

1. Without You

2. What Side Of Love

3. Jennie

4. Everything

5. Lonely With Me

6. Love Me Anyway

7. New Orleans

8. When You Move

9. Getaway

10. Crave

11. What Breaks My Heart

12. Waking Up

Wide Awake 2016 Tour dates

2016-03-26          Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theater

2016-03-28          Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer

2016-03-30          New York, NY – Irving Plaza

2016-03-31          Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun

2016-04-01          Boston, MA – Royale Nightclub

2016-04-02          Portland, ME – Port City Music Hall

2016-04-04          Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall

2016-04-06          Indianapolis, IN – Deluxe

2016-04-07          Chicago, IL – House of Blues

2016-04-08          Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s

2016-04-09          Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater

2016-04-11          Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room

2016-04-12          Englewood, CO – Gothic Theatre

2016-04-13          Salt Lake City, UT – In The Venue

2016-04-14          Boise, ID – Knitting Factory

2016-04-15          Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory

2016-04-16          Seattle, WA – Neptune Theatre

2016-04-18          Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades

2016-04-19          San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall

2016-04-21          San Diego, CA – House of Blues

2016-04-22          Los Angeles, CA – Fonda Theatre

2016-04-23          Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom

2016-04-26          Dallas, TX – The Kessler

2016-04-27          Austin, TX – The Parish

2016-04-29          Houston, TX – Walter’s Downtown

2016-04-30          Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom

2016-05-02          Atlanta, GA – Terminal West

2016-05-04          Washington, DC – 9:30 Club

2016-05-05          Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle

2016-05-06          Nashville, TN – Cannery Ballroom

2016-05-07          St. Louis, MO – Old Rock House

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