June 13, 2013

Parachutes Third Album, Overnight set for August 13th Release On Mercury Records!

Parachutes Third Album, Overnight set for August 13th Release On Mercury Records!

Charlottesville, Virginia, five-piece band Parachute have completed their long-awaited third album, OVERNIGHT, scheduled to arrive August 13th on Mercury Records.   The lead single in advance of the album, “Can’t Help,” co-written by Ryan Tedder  (One Republic), was released last week & shot straight to the Top 30 on the iTunes Pop chart and hit #1 on the popular chart of Twitter Music!

Checkout Buzznet’s premier of “Can’t HelpHERE

OVERNIGHT’s release caps a two year span since The Way It Was, Parachute’s previous album of  May 2011, which rose to the #1 Rock Album and #2 Overall Album spots at iTunes.  The album’s success was buoyed by the iTunes #1 Rock Song “Kiss Me Slowly” (co-written with Grammy® winners Lady Antebellum) and the Top 15 AC hit “Something To Believe In” – which was played during the 2011 Rose Bowl football classic, went on to become an ESPN staple, and was performed by Parachute on NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

In support of The Way It Was in 2011, Parachute – magnetic frontman Will Anderson (guitars, piano, lead vocals), Kit French (saxophone, key­boards, vocals), Alex Hargrave (bass), Johnny Stubblefield (drums), and Nate McFarland (lead guitar, vocals) – traveled non-stop across North America.  Over the past couple years, Parachute has played over 250 shows and have toured all around the country with bands ranging from NeedtoBreathe to Andy Grammer.  They will be heading back out on the road headlining clubs in support of OVERNIGHT this Summer (see full itinerary below).

Parachute’s debut album, Losing Sleep shot to #1 on the iTunes and Amazon digital albums charts and spawned the Top 15 Hot AC hit single “She Is Love” (whose video boasts over 6.4 million views).  A slow-burning acoustic performance of the song at the New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square kicked off a breakout year for Parachute, who appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America and Jimmy Kimmel Live, and CBS’s The Early ShowLosing Sleep was subsequently reissued on iTunes in a deluxe version adding the “She Is Love” video, rare B-sides, acoustic versions, and live tracks.

The video for “She Is Love” spent three months on VH1’s Top 20 Countdown.  The second single, “Under Control” became one of the most popular iTunes Single Of The Week features to emerge from a #1 iTunes album.  Parachute’s songs have been featured on MTV’s The City and the CW’s One Tree Hill, Vampire Diaries and 90210

 

Get Parachute’s new single “Can’t Help” on iTunes now! http://smarturl.it/icanthelp

                 Summer Tour Dates

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

New York, NY

Irving Plaza

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Boston, MA

The Sinclaire

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Philadelphia, PA

TLA

Friday, August 16, 2013

Asbury Park, NJ

Stone Pony

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Lancaster, PA

Chameleon Club

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Washington, DC

Sixth & I

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Wilmington, NC

Ziggy's

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Orlando, FL

Plaza Theatre

Friday, August 23, 2013

Atlanta, GA

Masquerade

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Nashville, TN

Rocket Town

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Charlotte, NC

Amos's

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Winston-Salem, NC

Ziggy's

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Blacksburg, VA

Virginia Tech

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Columbus, OH

Club A&R

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Chicago, IL

Bottom Lounge

Thursday, September 05, 2013

Milwaukee, WI

The Rave

Friday, September 06, 2013

Minneapolis, MN

Mill City Music Hall

Saturday, September 07, 2013

St Louis, MO

Old Rock House

Sunday, September 08, 2013

Lawrence, KS

Granada Theatre

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Denver, CO

Summit Music Hall

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Salt Lake City, UT

In The Venue

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