New York – “Mess Around,” the new single from Grammy-nominated band Cage the Elephant’s fourth studio album Tell Me I’m Pretty, tops the Mediabase Alternative and AAA radio charts. This is the Kentucky rock band’s sixth Alternative #1, joining Red Hot Chili Peppers, Linkin Park, Foo Fighters, Green Day, R.E.M. and U2 as one of only seven bands with more than five #1s in the 28 years of the Alternative chart. Cage the Elephant will perform on Conan this Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016.
This March, Cage the Elephant will embark on the Spring Fling Rock AF tour alongside Silversun Pickups, Foals and Bear Hands with stops in in Sacramento, Memphis, Buffalo and more – see full routing below and PRESS HERE to purchase tickets. They will also open for Metallica in San Francisco at AT&T Park on February 6th on the eve of Super Bowl 50 and perform at Hangout Music Festival in May 2016.
Tell Me I’m Pretty was produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys & The Arcs (Lana Del Rey, Ray LaMontagne, The Black Keys, The Arcs). The album was mixed by Tom Elmhirst (Amy Winehouse, Adele, Florence + the Machine) and recorded at Easy Eye Sound in Nashville, TN, near the band’s home town of Bowling Green, KY. Rolling Stone said, “Tell Me I’m Pretty reflects everything from psychedelic bubblegum pop to, not coincidentally, the spare tautness of the Black Keys.”
Cage the Elephant’s Grammy-nominated 2013 album Melophobia took the band to new heights, spinning off two Number One singles on the Alternative charts, “Come a Little Closer” and “Cigarette Daydreams,” with Rolling Stone describing the album as, “Kentucky’s Cage the Elephant warp Sixties garage rock, Seventies punk and Eighties alt-rock into excellently weird new shapes;” while their 2011 sophomore album Thank You Happy Birthday debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 chart and was praised as “one of the best rock albums of the year.” Long celebrated as one of the most explosive live bands in the world, Cage the Elephant has toured extensively, selling out several headlining runs and performing alongside the likes of The Black Keys, Foo Fighters, Muse and Queens of the Stone Age. The band performed on The Late Late Show with James Corden in December and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in January.
Cage The Elephant is singer Matt Shultz, guitarist Brad Shultz, bassist Daniel Tichenor and drummer Jared Champion.
Cage The Elephant upcoming tour dates:
2/6 San Francisco, CA @ AT&T Park *with Metallica – SOLD OUT
3/11 Fresno, CA @ Save Mart Center
3/12 Sacramento, CA @ Sleep Train Arena
3/13 Bakerfield, CA @ Rabobank Arena
3/16 El Paso, TX @ Don Haskins Center
3/18 Tulsa, OK @ Cox Business Center Arena
3/19 Memphis, TN @ Landers Center
3/20 Johnson City, TN @ Freedom Hall Civic Center
3/22 Richmond, VA @ Richmond Coliseum
3/23 Norfolk, VA @ Constant Convocation Center
3/25 Pittsburgh, PA @ Petersen Events Center
3/26 Rochester, NY @ Main Street Armory
3/28 Buffalo, NY @ First Niagara Center
3/30 Hartford, CT @ XL Center
3/31 Portland, ME @ Cross Insurance Arena
4/1 Providence, RI @ Dunkin Donuts Center
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