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New Jack’s Mannequin “Release Me” Video

May 1, 2012 drainu182 1

Jack’s Mannequin premiered the official video for their single “Release Me” today at Buzznet. The song comes off of their third studio album, People and Things. The video, directed by Michael J. Goldberg and Matt Campbell, uses a fan-swoon-inducing format featuring Andrew McMahon, a green screen and some cyclical social commentary.

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Jack’s Mannequin released People and Things last October. Andrew McMahon described the album as a “final installment to a three-part story,” preceded by successes, Everything in …

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Jack’s Mannequin 2/8 Irving Plaza NYC Review/Photos

February 12, 2012 drainu182 0

By Michel Dussack

On February 8th, Andrew McMahon and the rest of Jack’s Mannequin brought their ‘People and Things’ tour to Irving Plaza to play the first of two sold out shows. Eager fans lined up early to be close to their favorite band, and to some of them, a hero and inspiration in the form of McMahon. The line to get inside was wrapped around the corner before the doors even opened, and the venue was at ¾ capacity …

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Jack’s Mannequin Announces 2012 Tour Dates, Playing Kimmel on December 5

November 16, 2011 drainu182 0

Jack’s Mannequin have announced 2012 tour dates in support of People and Things, which was released on October 4th. The band just wrapped up a five week nationwide tour this weekend with a pair of hometown shows that included the sold-out annual Dear Jack Foundation Benefit Concert at Los Angeles’ El Rey Theater on Friday that raised money for frontman Andrew McMahon’s Dear Jack Foundation, a volunteer-run charitable organization that helps raise awareness and supports charities that help young …

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Jack’s Mannequin To Release “People and Things” 10/4, Hosting Release Week Film Screening and Performance

September 28, 2011 drainu182 0

Jack’s Mannequin will be releasing their highly anticipated People and Things on October 4th, and will be celebrating release week by hosting several unique events. On Monday October 3rd at 7pm Jack’s Mannequin will host a film screening at the Angelika Theatre in NYC to present short films for each of the songs on People and Things. The 11 short films were commissioned to provide an artistic visual counterpart to the album and were each directed by a different independent …

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Guster, Jack’s Mannequin and Ra Ra Riot Played The Stone Pony In Asbury Park (Review/Photos)

August 18, 2011 drainu182 0

By Keeyahtay Lewis (

Last Tuesday was a crazy weather day in NJ. That night was supposed to be one of the most anticipated shows of the summer, Guster and Jack’s Mannequin. But that day, the rains poured down and the winds were kicking up. I drove down to The Stone Pony in Asbury Park not even knowing if there would still be a show but sometime around 5:00 the skies cleared up and the sun broke through. …

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New Guster On The Ocean EP Out Now, On Tour Now with Jack’s Mannequin

August 3, 2011 drainu182 0

This week marks the release of On The Ocean, the new EP from iconic alt-pop outfit Guster. This 6 song collection features previously unreleased tracks as well as a few acoustic versions and remixes of songs that will be familiar to Guster fans. While the EP is available from your traditional digital outlets such as itunes and amazon, the band will hold true to their progressive nature, making physical copies of the album only available from independent …

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Jack’s Mannequin Unveils “People and Things” Tracklisting

August 2, 2011 drainu182 0

Jack’s Mannequin is gearing up for the release of People and Things on October 4th, and the new album is available for pre-order starting today. There are three pre-order bundles available- all include 4 bonus tracks that will be delivered digitally on release day along with the full album and an instant download of the first single “My Racing Thoughts “ (currently streaming on and available for purchase on iTunes.) The deluxe pre-order bundle also includes a …

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Jack’s Mannequin Set To Release New Album People and Things October 4th

July 20, 2011 drainu182 0

Jack’s Mannequin is back. On October 4th, Andrew McMahon and crew return with a new record, People and Things. The first single, “My Racing Thoughts,” is now streaming on the band’s website and will be available in multiple pre-order bundles starting August 2nd. Fans who choose to buy from the presale will be rewarded with “My Racing Thoughts” as the instant gratification track upon order. “My Racing Thoughts” will also be on sale independently at iTunes August 2nd.

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