December 4th, 2018 – Taking Back Sunday have announced a new string of European dates for their 2019 worldwide tour. As part of a year-long fête celebrating the band’s 20th anniversary, the tour will be hitting the U.K., Ireland, Netherlands and Germany. See dates below; tickets go on sale Friday, December 7th, at 10am GMT.

In conjunction with the tour and milestone anniversary, Taking Back Sunday are releasing a career-spanning compilation titled Twenty. The 21-song collection is set for release via Craft Recordings on January 11, 2019, and comprises tracks from all seven of their full-length albums, in addition to two new songs. The single, “All Ready To Go,” is available now to stream (listen here) or download as an instant grat. with pre-orders of Twenty (pre-order here). An official music video for the new track will be unveiled shortly this week—stay tuned to the band’s official socials for more details, coming soon (@tbsofficial for Twitter, @takingbacksunday for Facebook, Instagram and YouTube).

On the process of recording “All Ready To Go,” singer Adam Lazzara reflects, “This song is a great example of how in tune we have become with one another, our collective musical instincts. It was an idea Mark and Shaun laid the bones down for in New York and then sent them down to Charlotte, where John and I continued to arrange and add our individual contributions. This made for a great demo and a fair amount of time for everyone to sit with it before we all were able to get in the studio together and hash out the different parts and details with one another. It sounds like a lot when I say it like that, but the process itself was a cohesive and relatively quick one. Having the space to live and breathe with the idea before all coming together to shape it, and knowing where we can lean on one another as the song progresses is both insightful and exciting to all of us. It’s one of my favorite parts of being in Taking Back Sunday.”

Catch Taking Back Sunday’s 20th-anniversary tour at the following stops:
June 13th – O2 Institute, Birmingham, UK
June 14th – Barrowlands, Glasgow, UK
June 15th – Limelight, Belfast, UK
June 16th – Vicar Street, Dublin, Ireland
June 18th – Troxy, London, UK
June 19th – Academy, Manchester, UK
June 20th – O2 Academy, Bristol, UK
June 23rd – Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands
June 24th – Gloria, Cologne, Germany
June 25th – SO36, Berlin, Germany
June 26th – Gruenspan, Hamburg, Germany
June 28th to 30th (day TBD) – Download Festival, Madrid, Spain

Visit TakingBackSunday.com for a full list of dates (including Australia, Asia, North American and Latin America), album play details, and ticket information.

About Craft Recordings
Craft Recordings is home to one of the largest and most prestigious collections of master recordings and compositions in the world. Its rich and storied repertoire includes legendary artists such as Joan Baez, Ray Charles, John Coltrane, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Vince Guaraldi, John Lee Hooker, Little Richard, Nine Inch Nails, Thelonious Monk, Otis Redding, R.E.M. and Traveling Wilburys, to name just a few. Renowned imprints with catalogs issued under the Craft banner include Concord, Fania, Fantasy, Milestone, Musart, Nitro, Prestige, Riverside, Rounder, Specialty, Stax, Sugar Hill, Vanguard and Vee-Jay Records, among many others. Craft creates thoughtfully curated packages, with a meticulous devotion to quality and a commitment to preservation-ensuring that these recordings endure for new generations to discover. Craft Recordings is the catalog label team for Concord Music.

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