MT. DESOLATION RELEASE FIRST MUSIC VIDEO | The Audio Perv
30 Sep
2010

Mt. Desolation have released their first music video for “Departure,” the opening track of their forthcoming self-titled debut album out October 19th via Cherrytree/Interscope. Directed by Tom Palliser, the video features the core members of Mt. Desolation – Tim Rice-Oxley and Jesse Quin from Keane – alongside friends and collaborators Ronnie Vannucci (The Killers), Winston Marshall (Mumford & Sons), Tom Hobden (Noah & The Whale), Andrew Lowe and band members Jessica Staveley-Taylor (The Staves), Fimbo, Phil Renna, and John-William Scott. Check out the video here: http://www.mtdesolation.com/2010/09/27/watch-the-departure-video/

Mt. Desolation have just wrapped their UK tour to rave reviews and are preparing to take the states by storm with a tour this October. The band will open for Mumford & Sons on a string of west coast dates before heading east for their own set of headlining gigs.

The band recently recorded an acoustic session for Bandwidth, check it out here: http://www.mtdesolation.com/2010/09/26/watch-mt-ds-bandwidth-sessions/

Check out Mt. Desolation’s first U.S. single “Bitter Pill” here: http://www.spin.com/articles/listen-keane-side-project-mt-desolation

Praise for Mt. Desolation:

“Beautifully crafted and unfailingly lovely.” – The Times (London)

“Keane’s Tim Rice-Oxley and Jesse Quin confidently pitch their tent in the burgeoning field of Brit country with a collection of atmospheric songs…4 stars” – Uncut

Mt. Desolation Tour Dates:

10/18 Los Angeles, CA @ Palladium*
10/20 San Francisco, CA @ Warfield*
10/22 Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom*
10/23 Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theatre*
10/24 Seattle, WA @ The Moore Theatre*
10/27 New York, NY @ The Mercury Lounge
10/28 Toronto, ON @ The Drake Theatre
10/29 Detroit, MI @ Pike Room
10/30 Chicago, IL @ Schubas
* w/ Mumford & Sons

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