Morning Parade today announce the European release date of their second full-length, Pure Adulterated Joy. Slated for release on September 8th, 2014 the album will be released on SO Recordings via Kobalt Label Services.
The album was produced by Ben Allen (Bombay Bicycle Club, Animal Collective, Cee Lo Green) with the artwork and official music video created by acclaimed visual artist Christopher Mills. The exclusive European version of Pure Adulterated Joy is available for pre-order now. A Deluxe Version of the album is available on iTunes, containing two additional bonus tracks.
Pure Adulterated Joy track listing:
1. Shake The Cage
3. Reality Dream
4. Love Thy Neighbor
5. Car Alarms & Sleepless Nights
7. Sharing Cigarettes
9. Pure Adulterated Joy
10. Culture Vulture
11. Alienation (Acoustic Version)
12. Reality Dream (Acoustic Version)
13. Culture Vulture (Acoustic Version)
Since the success of 'Under the Stars' and heavy touring across Europe, Essex-based Morning Parade, have been in the US establishing their fan base. Following two support tours with Biffy Clyro in the States, the band are about to embark on their first headline tour in the US. The first track from Pure Adulterated Joy, 'Alienation' has been in the top 40 of the Billboard US Modern Rock chart since it was serviced to radio a number of weeks ago and has received massive support from Sirius "Alt Nation", WBOS/Boston, KPNT/St. Louis, WWCD/Columbus amongst others.
Morning Parade - Steve Sparrow (lead vocals, guitar, piano), Andrew Hayes (drums), Phil Titus (bass, backing vocals), Ben Giddings (piano, synths backing vocals) and Chad Thomas (lead guitar) - released their self-titled debut album on Parlophone (EMI) early 2012. The success of Under The Stars in Europe was followed by "Headlights" becoming a US radio smash and was on the Billboard alternative radio charts for 37 weeks while the band played major festivals in the US, UK and Europe and opened for bands as varied as Foster The People, 30 Seconds to Mars, Walk The Moon, The Wombats, The Smashing Pumpkins and Silversun Pickups.