(Photo credit: Shervin Lainez)
PRESS HERE to listen to the song which premiered via Guitar World. Opening with an airy guitar that builds into a simmering refrain, the song is a realization about living in the moment and how constant distractions never really allow one to be fully present. With a sound that is hypnotic and ethereal, “Half Delayed” showcases yet another facet of the band’s wide-ranging 11th studio album it’s not us, out January 12th.
The LP is a dynamic statement album that displays the versatility and world-class musicianship that is at the band’s core. By harnessing the energy of their live performances into the precision of their studio craft, it’s not us encapsulates a range that is rarely found in a single band and displays their 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.
Umphrey’s McGee also released a video for “The Silent Type.” PRESS HERE to watch the stunning visual.
In celebration of the release of the album, the band will bring their acclaimed live show to major cities across the country on their ‘it’s not us’ headline tour. The tour will include a three-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.
December 30 Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
December 31 Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
January 13 Cincinnati, 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
March 8 Aspen, CO @ Belly Up Aspen
March 9 Aspen, CO @ Belly Up Aspen
March 14 Missoula, MT @ The Wilma
March 15 Seattle, WA @ The Showbox
March 16 Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
March 17 Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
March 22 South Lake Tahoe, CA @ Harrah’s Lake Tahoe
March 23 Oakland, CA @ The Fox Oakland
March 24 Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
March 25 San Diego, CA @ The Observatory North Park