Jacob Whitesides Releases New Single – “Lovesick” – Today Via All Digital Retailers‏

Acclaimed  singer/songwriter Jacob Whitesides – whose independent spirit and approach to his musical career has captured the attention of critics and industry tastemakers as well as millions of fans around the world – releases his eagerly anticipated new single, “Lovesick,” today via all participating digital retailers. The single is the first to be released from the 18-year-old’s full-length debut album, which is due in late summer.

“Every day that I walked into the studio was another creative adventure and Lovesick was just like that. The song was started before I got in the room and it was like joining a party with the “yeah, yeah, yeahs” and the “no, no, nos” the band just crushed it and the vibe spoke to my Tennessee sensibilities.  The lyric is really about getting caught up with love and maybe looking at too many options only to figure out that you gotta do it one relationship at a time or you will lose the ones that matter. The co-writers and musicians were stellar and the vibe is fresh. I know that the song is a great peek at the rest of the album and all of the songs represent a part of me as I learn about myself at 18.”

Listen to “Lovesick”

A video for “Lovesick” premieres today on Jacob’s social media pages. (See links below.) The clip features Jacob starring alongside other young social media talent Wellington Boyce, Alex Aiono, Andrea Russett, and features a brief cameo from Grammy-winner Michael Bolton (whose youtube-bombing presence has exploded since the success of his Andy Samberg led Lonely Island clip).

Last month, Jacob announced “The Lovesick Tour.” The North American headlining trek kicks off on May 18th and will hit 24 cities (including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Nashville) before concluding on July 16th. Tickets can be purchased at www.jacobwhitesides.com.

“The Lovesick Tour” Dates:

MAY 18 – U Street Music Hall; Washington, DC

MAY 20 – Coda; Philadelphia, PA

MAY 21 – Webster Hall; New York, NY

MAY 25 – Brighton Music Hall; Boston, MA

MAY 27 – The Altar Bar; Pittsburgh, PA

MAY 28 – Darien Lakes; Darien Lakes, NY

MAY 29 – Mod Club; Toronto, ON

MAY 30 – Grog Shop; Cleveland, OH

JUNE 1 – The Shelter; Detroit, MI

JUNE 3 – Emerson Theater; Indianapolis, IN

JUNE 4 – Rave Bar; Milwaukee, WI

JUNE 5 – Subterranean; Chicago, IL

JUNE 7 – Studio B; Minneapolis, MN

JUNE 8 – Vaudeville Mews; Des Moines, IA

JUNE 11 – In the Venue; Salt Lake City, UT

JUNE 14 – Crocodile Café; Seattle, WA

JUNE 15 – Hawthorne Theatre; Portland, OR

JUNE 17 – Slim’s; San Francisco, CA

JUNE 18 – Troubadour; Los Angeles, CA

JUNE 21 – House of Blues; San Diego, CA

JUNE 24 – Cambridge Room (HOB); Dallas, TX

JUNE 25 – Bronze Peacock (HOB); Houston, TX

JUNE 28 – 12th & Porter; Nashville, TN

JULY 16 – Elitch Gardens; Denver, CO

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Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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