Wednesday, 10 August 2016
Coheed and Cambria announce "The Color Before The Sun: Deconstructed Deluxe" re-release
Coheed and Cambria are pleased to announce today a special "Deconstructed Deluxe" edition of their eighth studio album, The Color Before The Sun, due for digital release on August 19 via 300 Entertainment.
The 30 track presentation features the original album's 10 songs, both in the studio, and in their early acoustic demo form, as well as two bonus demos that were never recorded in the studio. The demos, called, “Big Beige/4th St,” were named after band frontman, Claudio Sanchez's home, “The Big Beige” in upstate NY as well as his old apartment in Brooklyn, “4th Street” - since he wrote and tracked them in each residence. These acoustic demo tracks had previously only been made available to core fans who purchased the band’s Limited Edition Deluxe Box set, which featured a 76 page physical book. Also included in “Deconstructed” are 7 live “bootleg" tracks pulled straight from the soundboard from various dates on their recent US headline tour, that expose a very raw look at the band.
Coheed and Cambria’s ten song album, The Color Before The Sun was released in October 2015 via 300 Entertainment, marking a bold departure for the NY-based band. It was their first non-conceptual album, pausing the beloved The Amory Wars, a seven-album science fiction saga that also bore a comic book empire, in favor of a more personal outing. “It’s very much a time capsule of the two years leading up to this recording,” Claudio Sanchez said. “I first created The Amory Wars in 1998 because at the time, I was afraid to share my personal stories. I didn’t want them or the subject matter to be judged, so I translated my personal experiences into these fictitious characters and landscapes so I could hide behind them. With The Color Before the Sun, I figured it was time to pull back the curtain."
Rolling Stone declared The Color Before The Sun “a dramatic departure,” Noisey said the new album proves “there are no boundaries for a Coheed and Cambria album” and Alternative Press, in a four-star review, added “the album pops and pulsates with signature Coheed wails and riffs.” The Nerdist, who premiered the band’s ode to the ‘80s video for “You Got Spirit, Kid”, said the new music “features much of what has made Coheed and Cambria a force for the last two decades.”
The Color Before The Sun was Coheed and Cambria's 6th consecutive Top 10 Billboard charting album, and their third to debut at #5 on the Billboard top current chart with 32,000 units sold. The record is available now via 300 Entertainment and can be purchased on iTunes, Amazon and GooglePlay.
Coheed and Cambria will be on the road in The States this Fall, on a massive tour with Saves The Day and Polyphia. Kicking off in Seattle this September, the tour takes the band through U.S. markets including a sold out show in Sacramento, Chainfest in Santa Ana, CA (with Portugal the Man and Title Fight), a handful of stops in Canada and closing out with an already sold out show at Starland Ballroom in New Jersey.
The band will also be touring through the UK this August, appearing at Leeds and Reading Festival, with additional dates with La Dispute and mewithoutYou.
The Color Before The Sun (Deconstructed Deluxe) track list: 1. Island 2. Eraser 3. Colors 4. Here To Mars 5. Ghost 6. Atlas 7. Young Love 8 . You Got Spirit, Kid 9. The Audience 10. Peace To The Mountain Big Beige / 4th St Demos: 11. Island 12. Eraser 13. Colors 14. Here To Mars 15. Ghost 16. Atlas 17. Young Love 18. You Got Spirit, Kid 19. The Audience 20. Peace To The Mountain 21. Bridge and Tunnel (Bonus Demo) 22. Fangs of the Fox (Bonus Demo)
Soundboard Bootlegs: 23. Island (Jannus Live - St. Petersburg FL 03/12/16) 24. In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth (Revention Center - Houston TX 03/17/16) 25. Blood Red Summer (Tabernacle - Atlanta, GA 03/14/16) 26. Devil in Jersey City (Marquee Theatre - Tempe, AZ 03/21/16) 27. Everything Evil (Jannus Live - St Petersburg, FL 03/12/26) 28. Key Entity Extraction V: Sentry the Defiant (Marquee Theatre - Tempe, AZ 03/21/16) 29. Here To Mars (Jannus Live - St Petersburg, FL 03/12/16) 30. The Audience (Revention Center - Houston, TX 03/17/16)
Upcoming U.S. Tour Dates with Saves The Day, Polyphia:
09/13 – Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo 09/14 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theater 09/16 – Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades – SOLD OUT 09/17 – Santa Ana, CA – Chain Fest 09/18 – Tucson, AZ – The Rialto Theatre 09/20 – Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater 09/21 – Boulder, CO – Boulder Theater 09/23 – Lincoln, NE – Bourbon Theatre 09/24 – Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom 09/25 – Memphis, TN – Minglewood Hall 09/27 – Austin, TX – Stubb’s Waller Creek 09/28 – New Orleans, LA – The Civic Theatre 09/30 – Gainesville, FL – The Forum 10/01 – North Myrtle Beach, SC – HOB 10/02 – Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel 10/04 – Knoxville, TN – The Mill & Mine 10/05 – Athens, GA – Georgia Theater 10/07 – Louisville, KY – Mercury Ballroom 10/08 – Grand Rapids, MI – Orbit Room 10/09 – Cleveland, OH – Agora Theater 10/11 – Toronto, ONT – Sound Academy 10/12 – Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre 10/14 – Port Chester, NY – Capitol Theatre 10/15 – Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom – SOLD OUT