WHEN THE LIGHTS GO DOWNARRIVING SEPTEMBER 30
ANNOUNCES TOUR DATES WITH GAVIN JAMES
Following up the global hit “Catch & Release” and its Deepend Remix, MATT SIMONS releases his brand new single “Lose Control” at all digital outlets today via Republic Records. Check out the brand new lyric video BELOW.
The song heralds the impending arrival of his forthcoming album, When The Lights Go Down, available September 30, 2016. Once again, the critically acclaimed Northern California-born and Brooklyn-based singer and songwriter artfully weaves together bright acoustic guitars and subtle electronics on “Lose Control.” Produced by Steve Mac [Kelly Clarkson, James Blunt, Leona Lewis] in London and with additional production by Bob and Falco of Deepend, it comes to life as a lush, lithe, and lively anthem. Check out the full tracklisting for When The Lights Go Down below.
This fall, MATT joins Irish singer and songwriter Gavin James for a string of East Coast and Midwest dates. They hit the road together on November 13 in Boston, MA. The full itinerary is enclosed.
MATT SIMONS delivered a runaway international smash in 2015 with the single “Catch & Release” and its (Deepend Remix). The single sales are now certified GOLD in Canada, France and Spain. Cumulatively, the song amassed over 150 million-plus Spotify streams and counting in less than a year’s time, and the remixed version soared to #1 on HypeMachine twice. Stateside, it went Top 5 at AAA radio and soundtracked a tourism ad for the state of Arizona, while Billboard pegged it as one of “Tomorrow’s Hits.” He made his North American television debut on NBC’s Today Show, performing the song. Globally, it clinched #1 in 7 countries including France, Germany, Belgium, and Spain, reaching platinum in Germany, Belgium, Holland & Switzerland, and gold certifications in Italy and Sweden. Sold out tours followed as well as festival appearances at Pinkpop, Frequency, and many more.
“Lose Control” Buy Links:
1. Bonnie & Clyde (Getaway)
2. Lose Control
3. When The Lights Go Down
4. Take Me Home
5. The Ones You Keep Close
6. Catch & Release (Deepend Remix)
7. Lose Control (Acoustic)
11/13 – Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
11/14 – New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
11/15 – Washington, DC – Rock & Roll Hotel
11/16 – Toronto, ON – The Velvet Underground
11/17 – Chicago, IL – Subterranean
11/18 – Minneapolis, MN – 7th St. Entry
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