With the release of their upcoming self-titled album approaching, Steel Train is proud to announce an exclusive all-female companion album that features each of the new album's twelve tracks reinterpreted, re-imagined and remixed by some of Steel Train's favorite female artists. The release entitled Terrible Thrills Vol. 1 will feature friends and collaborators Tegan & Sara, Scarlett Johansson, Holly Miranda, Deradoorian, Amanda Palmer and Anna Waronker, among others. Terrible Thrills Vol. 1 will be available via pre-orders and vinyl / deluxe packages at www.steeltrain.net. Steel Train will be released on the band's own label Terrible Thrills on June 29th.
"What makes this album so special to us is that each of these amazing artists took our songs and made it into something totally new and special" says songwriter Jack Antonoff. "They've created an altered universe version of Steel Train."
Praised by Spin, Entertainment Weekly, Alternative Press, Esquire and Relix for his passionate songwriting, Terrible Thrills holds special significance to Antonoff. "I couldn't be happier with how the new Steel Train album turned out. But when I was writing these new songs, I had pictured a female taking the lead. With Terrible Thrills, my wish came true," laughs Antonoff.
The first track from Terrible Thrills Vol. 1 will be available shortly via the band's website. Steel Train will head out on a national headlining tour beginning June 22nd. Tour dates below.
Terrible Thrills Vol. 1 Artists (in order of appearance):
Tegan & Sara
Elizabeth and the Catapult
Charlotte Caffey (of The Go Go's) and Astrid McDonald
and more ...
June 22 Mercury Lounge New York, NY
June 24 Eagle Theatre Pontiac, MI
June 25 Summerfest Milwaukee, WI
June 26 The Firebird St. Louis, MO
June 27 Lincoln Hall Chicago, IL
June 29 Bluebird Theatre Denver, CO
June 30 Kilby Court Salt Lake City, UT
July 2 Great American Music Hall San Francisco, CA
July 6 El Rey Los Angeles, CA
July 7 Rhythm Room Phoenix, AZ
July 9 Emo's Alternative Lounge Austin, TX
July 10 House of Blues Dallas, TX
July 12 The Social Orlando, FL
July 12 Drunken Unicorn Atlanta, GA
July 14 Exit/In Nashville, TN
July 16 Grog Shop Cleveland, OH
July 17 Water St. Music Hall Rochester, NY
July 20 Jammin Java Vienna, VA
July 21 First Unitarian Church Philadelphia, PA
July 22 Bowery Ballroom New York, NY
July 23 Middle East Cambridge, MA
Do you hear what I hear -
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- Blessthefall video tour update that recently ran on Revolver
- Artist Vs. Poet Warped video interview
- Motionless in White tour dates
- contest to win tix to see Every Avenue - while you're there, here's a link to get your band in a contest to play the same tour
- Rooney's new album is streaming here
- 36 Crazyfists are releasing Collisions and Castaways on July 27
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