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For all the bands out there, here’s a question for you. How do you know when you have been around for a while? The answer? When you recognize kids from 10 years ago who were at your shows that are now doctors and teachers. That’s happening to Taking Back Sunday and they sat down with andPOP to talk about life during the past decade.
Against Me!, Missy Higgins, Taking Back Sunday and Adam Sandler are among the eclectic group of artists featured on “Covered, A Revolution in Sound: Warner Bros. Records,” due out Feb. 25.
According to Billboard, the release showcases 11 current Warner Music Group acts, each covering a classic tune from the label’s back catalogue.
Among the acts getting the cover treatment are Madonna (“Borderline,” by Flaming Lips with Stardeath and White Dwarfs), Talking Heads (“Burning Down the House,” by the Used) and Canadian Joni Mitchell (“A Case of You,” by Michelle Branch).
Another Canadian, Neil Young, is covered by Sandler, who performed his version of “Like a Hurricane” on “The Late Show with David Letterman” last month.
Here is the complete track listing for “Covered, A Revolution in Sound”:
“Borderline” (Madonna) — Flaming Lips with Stardeath and White Dwarfs
“Her Eyes Are a Blue Million Miles” (Captain Beefheart) — the Black Keys
“A Case of You” (Joni Mitchell) — Michelle Branch
“Here Comes a Regular” (the Replacements) — Against Me!
“More Than This” (Roxy Music) — Missy Higgins
“Into the Mystic (Van Morrison) — James Otto
“Like a Hurricane” (Neil Young) — Adam Sandler
“You Wreck Me” (Tom Petty) — Taking Back Sunday
“Just Got Paid” ZZ Top) — Mastodon with Billy Gibbons
“Burning Down The House” (Talking Heads) — the Used
“Midlife Crisis” (Faith No More) — Disturbed
In the middle of their first headlining tour as major label artists, Taking Back Sunday have announced another tour.
They will hit the road with former Blink 182 member Tom DeLonge’s new band Angels and Airwaves, as well as Head Automatica, starting June 22 in Jackson, New Jersey.
They’ll tour for a month before wrapping it up July 23 in San Diego, California.
MTV reports that more dates are expected to be announced.
6/22 – Jackson, NJ @ Six Flags Great Adventure
6/23 – Uniondale, NY @ Nassau Coliseum
6/24 – Mansfield, MA @ Tweeter Center
6/25 – Camden, NJ @ Tweeter Center at the Waterfront
6/27 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Chevrolet Amphitheatre
6/29 – Rochester Hills, MI @ Meadow Brook
6/30 – Chicago, IL @ Charter One Pavilion
7/1 – Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles Club
7/3 – Cleveland, OH @ Plain Dealer Pavilion
7/5 – Toronto, ON @ Molson Amphitheatre
7/7 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post
7/8 – Portsmouth, VA @ Harbor Center Pavilion
7/9 – Charlotte, NC @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
7/10 – Duluth, GA @ Gwinnett Center Arena
7/12 – Pompano Beach, FL @ Pompano Beach Amphitheatre
7/13 – Tampa, FL @ TBA
7/15 – Houston, TX @ Reliant Arena
7/16 – Grand Prairie, TX @ Nokia Theatre
7/18 – Mesa, AZ @ Mesa Amphitheatre
7/21 – San Jose, CA @ San Jose State niversity Event Center
7/22 – Sacramento, CA @ ARCO Arena
7/23 – San Diego, CA @ Humphrey’s by the Bay
How will fans greet Taking Back Sunday, now that the indie rockers are with a major label?
The sometimes-emo sometimes-punk band, which will release its Warner Bros. debut “Louder Now,” in the coming months, has announced plans for a North American tour for the spring.
They’ll begin the jaunt on March 31 in Colorado before packing up in May.
Their second album, “Where You Want to Be,” was released in 2004 and has sold 700,000 copies, according to Billboard.
Tickets for most shows go on sale this week through the usual outlets.
March 31: Boulder, Col. (Boulder Theatre)
April 1: Salt Lake City (In the Venue)
April 3: Seattle (Showbox)
April 4: Portland, Ore. (Roseland)
April 5: San Francisco (Fillmore)
April 6: Los Angeles (House Of Blues)
April 8: Las Vegas (House Of Blues)
April 9: San Diego (House Of Blues)
April 10: Phoenix (Marquee Theater)
April 12: Dallas (University Of Texas)
April 14: St Louis (Pops)
April 16: Chicago (House Of Blues)
April 17: Detroit (Clutch Cargo’s)
April 18: Cleveland (House Of Blues)
April 20: Greensboro, N.C. (Greene Street)
April 21: Norfolk, Va. (The NorVa)
April 22: Baltimore (UMBC RAC Arena)
April 23: Philadelphia (Trocadero)
April 25: New York (Irving Plaza)
May 5: Boston (Avalon)
May 6: Rochester, N.Y. (Gordon Field)
May 7: East Rutherford, N.J. (The Great Bamboozle Festival)