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The Pretty Reckless Kick Off Spring Tour, Team With Warren Haynes For Latest Single

The Pretty Reckless have dominated the rock charts over the last 8 years garnering four number one singles along the way. Their brand new single, “Back To The River” finds the band experimenting with a classic southern rock and blues sound and features Gov’t Mule’s legendary guitar virtuoso Warren Haynes.  “We had this great southern rock track called Back to the River, we recorded the whole thing live and left sections open for some lead parts.  I think it was our guitarist Ben who said, we should call Warren Haynes.  We did, he said yes, and we’re thrilled he did because he raised the song to a new level.  His playing is extraordinary.” says lead singer Taylor Momsen

“Back To The River” has already been added at WMMR Philadelphia, the biggest rock station in the country.  Stream the song here:

In addition, the band have been nominated for two Alternative Press Music Awards for Artist Of The Year and Best Hard Rock Artist.  The fourth annual APMA’s will broadcast live July 17 from Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena where the band will also perform. Fans can visit to cast their votes. 

“Take Me Down,” which was nominated for Rock Song of The Year at this year’s iHeart Radio Music Awards was the first #1 rock single from their latest album Who You Selling For. This milestone marked the fourth consecutive #1 for the band, who broke records as the first female-fronted band to have three chart toppers in a row with “Heaven Knows,” “Messed Up World” and “Follow Me Down” (all from 2014’s Going To Hell) – a feat that has not been accomplished since The Pretenders in 1984, over 30 years ago.

The Pretty Reckless performed the song on CONAN here:

Taylor Momsen – Photo by Andrew Lipovsky

The Pretty Reckless’ extraordinary third studio album Who You Selling For features the bands #1 rock hit  “Take Me Down.”  Produced by longtime collaborator Kato Khandwala, Who You Selling For expands the band’s sound to encompass soul, blues and rock and roll. The songs were written by front woman Taylor Momsen and guitarist Ben Phillips. Momsen’s dark lyrics and raw, charismatic vocals are on full display and the band delivers at full intensity with a level of musicianship that raises the bar.

Huffington Post says, Who You Selling For is a fire-breathing monster of a record that offers adrenaline-rush stompers (“Oh My God”), revolutionary rockers (“Living in The Storm,” “Take Me Down”), breathtaking ballads (“Who You Selling For,” “Bedroom Window”) and pretty-gritty R&B (“Wild City” is like taking a step back into 1970s Motown).

TPR will continue to tour throughout the year in support of the album.  They kick off the tour this week with upcoming shows with Soundgarden & various festival shows including Rock on The Range, Carolina Rebellion and Northern Invasion in the US as well as Europe. Additional tour dates will be announced in the coming weeks.

The Pretty Reckless Tour Dates:

April 25 – Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club

April 26 – Washington DC – 930 Club

April 27 – Richmond, VA – The National

April 29 – Jacksonville, FL – Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville

April 30 – Fort Myers, FL – Monster Energy Fort Rock

May 2 – Mobile, AL – Soul Kitchen

May 3 – Atlanta, GA – Fox theater w/Soundgarden

May 5 – Virginia Beach, VA – Lunatic Luau

May 6 – Concord, NC – Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion

May 7 – Chattanooga, TN – Track 29 Revelry Room

May 10 – Indianapolis, IN – Farmer’s Bureau Ins Lawn w/Soundgarden

May 11 – St. Louis, MO – Delmar Hall

May 12 – Council Bluffs, IA – Rockfest

May 13 – Somerset, WI – Northern Invasion

May 15 – Peoria, IL – Exposition Gardens

May 16 – Peoria, IL – Exposition Gardens

May 17 – Detroit, MI – Fox Theatre w/Soundgarden

May 19 – Sayerville, NJ – Starland Ballroom

May 20 – Camden, NJ – WMMR – BBQ – BB&T Pavillion

May 21 – Columbus, OH – Rock On The Range

May 24 – Wichita, KS – The Cotillion Ballroom

May 26 – Pryor, OK – Rocklahoma

May 27 – San Antonio, TX – River City Rock Fest

May 28 – Dallas, TX – BFD