Comprised of 11 wide-ranging, vibrant songs the LP is a dynamic statement album that showcases the versatility and world-class musicianship that is at the band’s core. PRESS HERE to listen to lead single “The Silent Type,”which premiered yesterday. Powered by a bombastic beat, funkified rhythms, fiery fretwork, and a chantable refrain the single is an id-provoked reflection on temptation and its potential consequences, showcasing the band’s most succinct and accessible songwriting to date.
it’s not us is available NOW for pre-order. In addition to the standard download, CD, and vinyl, this release offers the most robust deluxe package UM has ever created. Housed inside a leather bound book, the deluxe includes double 180 gram (with an Augmented Reality component), CD, download, bonus 7″ EP featuring two unreleased tracks, a 72 page color coffee table book and more. PRESS HERE for additional details on the pre-order and the deluxe bundle.
In celebration of the release of the album, the band will kick off 2018 with the first leg of their ‘it’s not us’ Tour. The 17-date headline trek will include a 3-night residency at New York City’s famed Beacon Theatre January 19-21, ending with an epic show marking Umphrey’s McGee’s official 20th birthday. The band will be joined by some very special guests along the way – support to be announced soon! Full routing below. For ticket info please visit http://www.umphreys.com/.
ABOUT UMPHREY’S MCGEE:
With a career spanning 2,200 live shows, ten studio albums, and a diehard legion of followers from around the globe, Umphrey’s McGee continues to build a fan base that defies categorization. The band has devoted its craft to creating a community centered around meticulous attention to fan experience. At the cutting-edge of both music and technology, their live show offers immersive tech-fueled innovations, super-serving their massive following. Comprised of six critically acclaimed musicians – Brendan Bayliss [Guitar, vocals], Jake Cinninger [Guitar, vocals], Joel Cummins [Keyboard, piano, vocals], Andy Farag [Percussion], Kris Myers [Drums, vocals] and Ryan Stasik [Bass] – the group blends together multiple genres and sounds to make something very uniquely Umphrey’s McGee.
3. Whistle Kids
4. Half Delayed
5. Maybe Someday
6. Remind Me
7. You & You Alone
9. Speak Up
11. Dark Brush
December 15 Chicago, IL @ Park West **NON-UM: 15th Annual Brendan & Jake Holiday Show
December 30 Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
December 31 Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
January 12 Cincinatti, OH @ Taft Theatre
January 13 Cincinatti, OH @ Taft Theatre
January 19 New York, NY @ The Beacon Theatre
January 20 New York, NY @ The Beacon Theatre
January 21 New York, NY @ The Beacon Theatre
January 25 New Haven, CT @ College Street Music Hall
January 26 Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
January 27 Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
January 28 Jim Thorpe, PA @ Penn’s Peak
February 1 Columbus, OH @ Express Live!
February 2 Kalamazoo, MI @ Wings Event Center
February 3 Kalamazoo, MI @ Wings Event Center
February 15 Washington, DC @ The Anthem
February 16 Asheville, NC @ ExploreAsheville.com Arena
February 17 Asheville, NC @ ExploreAsheville.com Arena
February 18 Tampa, FL @ WhigFest Music & Arts Festival