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MR. BIG Release Video for “Everybody Needs a Little Trouble” from ‘Defying Gravity’ album online now!

MR. BIG has just released the video for “Everybody Needs a Little Trouble” from their forthcoming ninth studio album, DEFYING GRAVITY. Set for release July 7 on Frontiers Music Srl, it will be available at traditional retail and all digital service providers, as will a deluxe edition version with CD and bonus DVD that features music videos and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the new album. The album will also be made available on vinyl in the coming months. Watch here

Original members Eric Martin (lead vocals), Paul Gilbert (guitars), Billy Sheehan (bass) and Pat Torpey (drums) reunited with producer Kevin Elson (who was behind the boards for the band’s 1989 self-titled debut, 1991’s LEAN INTO IT and 1993’s BUMP AHEAD) for an intensive six-day recording session in Los Angeles. While Torpey was unable to perform some of the songs on DEFYING GRAVITY due to a recent diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, Matt Starr has been filling in for him on a majority of the album. Starr also been touring with the band for the past couple of years, with Torpey able to play a couple of songs at each stop.

MR. BIG launched their latest worldwide tour May 31 in Milwaukee, WI. Check them out at any of the following stops:

DATE               CITY                             VENUE

Leg 1:

Wed 5/31          Milwaukee, WI               Potowatami Casino

Fri 6/2               St. Charles, IL               Arcada Theatre

Sat 6/3              Wetland, MI                   The Token Lounge

Tue 6/6             Warrendale, PA             Jergel’s Rhythm Grille

Wed 6/7            Newton, NJ                   Newton Theatre

Fri 6/9               Uncasville, CT               The Wolf Den/Mohegan Sun

Sat 6/10            New York, NY               B.B. King Blues Club & Grill

Mon 6/12          Nashville, TN                 Basement East

Wed 6/14          Lexington, KY               Manchester Music Hall

Fri 6/16             Dallas, TX                     Gas Monkey Live

Sat 6/17            Houston, TX                  Scout Bar

Mon 6/19          Kansas City, MO           Knuckleheads Saloon

Thu 6/22            Tempe, AZ                    Marquee Theatre

Fri 6/23             Agoura Hills, CA            Canyon Club

Sat 6/24            Pasadena, CA               The Rose

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