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THE DEAR HUNTER’s ‘The Color Spectrum’ Debuts At #9

June 24, 2011

THE DEAR HUNTER’s ‘The Color Spectrum’ Debuts At #9

THE DEAR HUNTER’s highly anticipated, epic nine-EP collection, THE COLOR SPECTRUM (Triple Crown Records) will make its debut in two different spots on Billboard’s “Heatseekers” chart next week. Not only has the entire 36-song collection (including vinyl and digital copies) debuted at an impressive #9, but the 11-song CD version (including select music from each EP) also debuts on the chart at #32.
Devoted fans of THE DEAR HUNTER were eager to hear what SPIN called “a sprawling, heady mix, merging some of the challenging piano work of latter day Ben Folds Five with a bit of Muse-y, glam rock melodrama.”

THE COLOR SPECTRUM consists of songs inspired by the colors of the spectrum, specifically RED, ORANGE, YELLOW, GREEN, BLUE, INDIGO and VIOLET, with WHITE and BLACK being included as bookends. The collection features collaborations with several producers and musicians, including Manchester Orchestra, Brendan Brown from The Receiving End of Sirens, Mike Watts (who has worked with As Tall As Lions and he mixed the band’s ACT III: LIFE AND DEATH), and Steve Haigler (Brand New, As Tall As Lions, Quicksand).

Lyric videos have been put together for the following songs:

“Deny It All” (featuring Manchester Orchestra):

“This Body”:

“She’s Always Singing”:

THE DEAR HUNTER is launching a U.S. headlining tour next month. Check them out at any of the following stops:

DATE CITY VENUE

Fri 7/15 San Francisco, CA Bottom of the Hill
Sat 7/16 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theater
Sun 7/17 Seattle, WA El Corazon
Tue 7/19 Salt Lake City, UT Kilby Court
Wed 7/20 Denver, CO The Summit Music Hall/Front Room
Thu 7/21 Omaha, NE The Waiting Room
Fri 7/22 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock Social Club
Sat 7/23 Dekalb, IL The House Café
Sun 7/24 Chicago, IL Lincoln Hall
Tue 7/26 St. Louis, MO The Firebird
Wed 7/27 Covington, KY Mad Hatter Club
Thu 7/28 Grand Rapids, MI The Pyramid Scheme
Fri 7/29 Cleveland Heights, OH The Grog Shop
Sat 7/30 Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Small’s Theatre
Tue 8/9 Manchester, NH Rocko’s
Wed 8/10 Cambridge, MA Middle East
Thu 8/11 Hamden, CT The Space
Fri 8/12 Brooklyn, NY Knitting Factory
Sat 8/13 Philadelphia, PA North Star Bar
Sun 8/14 Vienna, VA Jammin’ Java
Tue 8/16 Atlanta, GA The Drunken Unicorn
Wed 8/17 Jacksonville, FL The Pit
Thu 8/18 Tampa, FL The Orpheum
Fri 8/19 Lake Worth, FL Propaganda
Sat 8/20 Orlando, FL The Social
Mon 8/22 Houston, TX Warehouse Live Studio
Tue 8/23 Dallas, TX The Loft
Wed 8/24 Austin, TX Emo’s (inside)
Fri 8/26 Mesa, AZ Sail Inn
Sat 8/27 Pomona, CA Glass House