Grouplove have contribute a cover of “For No One” to Howard Stern’s Tribute to The Beatles’ Revolver to help the legendary radio personality celebrate iconic album’s 50th anniversary. The special, which will be broadcast like an album, will premiere on Sirius/XM Radio’s Howard 101 channel at 5:00pm EST this Friday October 7, and feature contributions from a unique collection of artists including, Grouplove, Cheap Trick, J Mascis, Jewel, Joe Banamassa, James Taylor, Rachael Yamagata, and more. Stern briefly teased Grouplove’s track earlier this week praising, “It’s very eerie and beautifully done, and they mixed it up. It’s just so good.” Listen to the clip HERE
The North American leg of Grouplove’s Big Mess World Tour kicks off tonight in Las Vegas, NV and wraps on November 18 in Austin, TX. One dollar for every ticket sold will be donated to the organization charity: water to help fund water projects like drilled wells, spring protections, and BioSand filters that help provide clean water to communities around the world. More info can be found HERE. Muna and Dilly Dally will support on select U.S. shows. A complete list of upcoming live dates and ticket information can be found HERE.
Grouplove released their highly anticipated third album Big Mess last month via Canvasback Music/Atlantic Records. The album is available digitally HERE and physically HERE now. Watch the music video for the album’s lead single “Welcome To Your Life” HERE.
Recorded in Los Angeles and Seattle with producers Captain Cuts (Grouplove’s own Ryan Rabin) and Phil Ek (Fleet Foxes, Band of Horses, The Shins), Big Mess features the signature choruses and infectious hooks that first brought the Los Angeles quintet to prominence. No stranger to the worldwide festival circuit, Grouplove has made an album that showcases their richly narrated songs.
The band is currently hosting a fan-generated music video contest through Genero.tv. The band will select its favorite submission for each track on the album and reward $3,000 to each of the 11 winners. Fans can submit their music videos for HERE.
Grouplove was honored by the Recording Industry Association of America this summer when tracks “Colours” and “Ways To Go” were both certified as Gold Digital Singles for exceeding 500,000 units sold. Grouplove was previously honored by the RIAA when their breakout single “Tongue Tied” was certified platinum for exceeding 1,000,000 units sold.