BLUE OCTOBER Announces Ninth Studio Album “I Hope You’re Happy,” Out August 17th via Up/Down-Brando Records

Platinum-selling alternative band BLUE OCTOBER have announced their long-awaited ninth studio album I Hope You’re Happy (Release date: August 17, 2018Up/Down-Brando Records). One track will be released on the 17th of each month leading up to the August 17th release date of the album.

You can pre-order the album here and receive 3 gratis tracks now: “I’ll Do Me, You Do You,” “Colors Collide,” and the lead hit single “I Hope You’re Happy.”

Watch the video which boasts 1.5 million views on YouTube here:

In support of the release, Blue October are currently on their I Hope You’re Happy Tour. Upcoming major markets include PhoenixAnaheimHoustonPhiladelphiaChicagoDallasSeattleSt. Louis, and Denver.

In addition, Blue October frontman Justin Furstenfeld will continue his compelling solo ‘An Open Book’series with a month long residency at the Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles, CA from July 12 to August 9. Tickets for the shows are on sale now at


JUN 01: Cotillion Ballroom – Wichita, KS
JUN 02: Westfair Amphitheater – Council Bluffs, IA
JUN 03: Tower Theater – Oklahoma City, OK
JUN 06: The Patio at La Nueva Luna – Abilene, TX
JUN 07: Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM
JUN 08: The Van Buren – Phoenix, AZ
JUN 09: House of Blues – Anaheim, CA
JUN 10: House of Blues – San Diego, CA
JUN 13: Fremont Theater – San Luis Obispo, CA
JUN 14: August Hall – San Francisco, CA
JUN 15: Ace of Spades – Sacramento, CA
JUN 16: Brooklyn Bowl – Las Vegas, NV
JUN 19: Cargo – Reno, NV
JUN 21: Knitting Factory – Spokane, WA
JUN 22: Roseland Theater – Portland, OR
JUN 23: Showbox SoDo – Seattle, WA
JUN 27: The Wilma – Missoula, MT
JUN 28: Knitting Factory – Boise, ID
JUN 29: The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT
JUN 30: Ogden Theater – Denver, CO
JUL 01: Ogden Theater – Denver, CO
JUL 12 – AUG 9 Thursday Residency:  Hotel Cafe [An Open Book] – Los Angeles, CA
JUL 21: 94.5 The Roast – The Woodlands, TX
JUL 27: 96.5 Beach Ball – Bonner Springs, KS
SEPT 29: The Intersection – Grand Rapids, MI

OCT 05: First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN
OCT 6: Brenton Skating Plaza – Des Moines, IA
OCT 12: The Pageant – St. Louis – MO
OCT 14: Egyptian Room – Indianapolis, IN
OCT 19: Brady Theater – Tulsa, OK
OCT 20:  Toyota Music Factory – Irving, TX
OCT 21: The Aztec Theater – San Antonio, TX

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