On the heels of an electrifying national TV debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last week, SoCal rock outfit Young the Giantâ€™s single â€œMy Bodyâ€ is currently featured as the iTunes Single of the Week. The song is available as a free download now until January 17th, here: http://on.roadrun.com/kRah6.
WATCH Young the Giant taking the â€œJimmy Kimmel Live!â€ stage by storm:
â€œMy Bodyâ€: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhNjMYbNQ-w
Additionally, Young The Giant will swing by Fuel TVâ€™s â€œThe Daily Habitâ€ for a high octane performance on January 17th at 11:30pm EST/PST. Check your local listings for Fuel TV channel information.
Led by charismatic frontman Sameer Gadhia, Young the Giant are Billboardâ€™s â€œrising stars,â€ surprising listeners with old-soul songwriting and poignant tunes. Called â€œvivid, vibrant rockâ€¦a pop masterpieceâ€ by the Wall Street Journal and named the #3 Rock Album of 2010 by Amazon, their selfÂ- titled debut is due for physical release January 25th on Roadrunner Records. Already one of the most added songs at Alternative Radio this year, “My Body” has been heating up airwaves across the country, reaching the Top 20 on the Alternative Radio Chart and climbing.
Additionally, the band recently completed a Daytrotter session which can be heard here: http://www.daytrotter.com/dt/young-the-giant-concert/20054585-112008.html. Starting the New Year off strong, Young the Giant was named as one of MySpace/Fuseâ€™s â€œIntroducingâ€¦â€ artists, a marquee music program showcasing emerging artists.
Young the Giant will kick off a national headlining tour on January 18th in Allston, MA at Great Scott and have just announced a second leg of dates listed below. Be sure to catch this very special band during these headlining dates.
Young the Giant Tour Dates in Full:
*newly announced dates in bold
January 18 Allston, MA @ Great Scott
January 19 Pawtucket, RI @ The Met
January 20 New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
January 23 Philadelphia, PA @ North Star Bar
January 24 Washington, DC @ Red Palace
January 26 Cleveland, OH @ Cambridge Room at House of Blues
January 27 Columbus, OH @ The Basement
January 28 Chicago, IL @ Schubas
January 29 Covington, KY @ The Mad Hatter
January 30 Pontiac, MI @ The Pike Room at The Crofoot
February 13 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
February 16 Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
February 17 Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
February 19 Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
February 20 Seattle, WA @ Tractor Tavern
February 25 La Jolla, CA @ The Loft â€“ UCSD
February 26 West Hollywood, CA @ The Roxy
March 1 Phoenix, AZ @ Rhythm Room
March 2 Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
March 4 Austin, TX @ Emoâ€™s
March 5 Houston, TX @ Fitzgeraldâ€™s
March 6 Dallas, TX @ The Loft
March 9 Norman, OK @ Opolis
March 10 Little Rock, AK @ Sticky Fingerz
March 11 Nashville, TN @ Exit/In
March 12 Atlanta, GA @ Vinyl
March 14 New Orleans, LA @ The Parish at House of Blues