Fireworks debut new song from ‘Oh Common Life’ out Mar.25 on Triple Crown Records

By on February 15, 2014

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Detroit, MI natives, Fireworks have released the first song from their highly anticipated upcoming album “Oh, Common Life” out March 25th via Triple Crown Records.  “Glowing Crosses” can be streamed  now with Pitchfork here: http://bit.ly/1eSOBvq

 

“Growing up my parents would tell me about the Detroit riots in the summer of 1967.” Explains guitarist and vocalist Chris Mojan, “There was a citywide curfew and tanks on most corners of these new suburbs of the city. They were only teenagers at the time yet can still perfectly describe the desolation and eerie silence those riots brought.  The only light coming from the glowing cross hanging on the side of the hospital, lighting up the front lawns of all the houses in the neighborhood. Although it didn’t really mean anything, knowing that people thought it did was kind of powerful on it’s own.”

 

“Oh, Common Life” Track Listing:

1. Glowing Crosses

2. Bed Sores

3.The Back Window’s Down

4. Flies on Tape

5. Woods

6. Play God Only Knows At My Funeral

7. One More Creature Dizzy With Love

8. The Only Thing That Haunts This House is Me

9.The Sound of Young America

10. Run, Brother, Run

11. The Hotbed of Life

 

“Oh, Common Life” is a rock record that does whatever it wants to do – but from the familiar aggressiveness of the opening “Glowing Crosses” to the ranging pop vocals of “Flies on Tape” to the spine-shivering intensity of the guitars on “One More Creature Dizzy With Love,” nothing ever feels out of place. It’s proof that Fireworks has reached a point where it can do what it likes – and do it well.

 

Fireworks will join Philadelphia’s The Wonder Years on their upcoming spring headliner with Citizen, Real Friends and Modern Baseball! The tour kicks off March 5th in Clifton Park, NY at The Upstate Concert Hall.  Due to popular demand, a second Chicago show has been added for March 10th at The House Of Blues.

 

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased here: twy.soundrink.com

 

Composed of vocalist David Mackinder, lead guitarist Brett Jones, guitarist Chris Mojan, bassist Kyle O’Neil and keyboardist Adam Mercer, Fireworks is a band filled with electric personalities and endless influences, who have shared the stage with acts such as New Found Glory, Saves The Day, The Starting Line, All Time Low and many more.

 

For more information:

http://ohcommonlife.com/

www.triplecrownrecords.com

 

Upcoming Tour Dates:

3/5/14  – Upstate Concert Hall – Clifton Park, NY *

3/6/14  – Chameleon Club – Lancaster, PA*

3/8/14  – Agora Ballroom – Cleveland, OH

3/9/14  – The Crofoot Ballroom – Pontiac, MI

3/10/14 – House of Blues, Chicago, IL

3/11/14 – House of Blues – Chicago, IL

3/12/14 – The Garage – Burnsville, MN

3/14/14 – Gio’s – Moorhead, MN

3/16/14 – The Den – Calgary, AB

3/17/14 – The Starlite Room – Edmonton, AB

3/19/14 – El Corazon – Seattle, WA

3/20/14 – Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR

3/22/14 – Oakland Metro – Oakland, CA

3/23/14 – House of Blues – West Hollywood, CA

3/24/14 – House of Blues – Anaheim, CA

3/25/14 – Soma – San Diego, CA

3/26/14 – Nile Theater – Mesa, AZ

3/28/14 – Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO

3/29/14 – Diamond Ballroom – Oklahoma City, OK

3/30/14 – The Door – Dallas, TX

3/31/14 – White Rabbit – San Antonio, TX

4/1/14   – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX

4/2/14   – House of Blues – New Orleans, LA

4/4/14   – The Orpheum – Tampa, FL

4/5/14   – Roc Bar – Jacksonville, FL

4/6/14   – Culture Room – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

4/7/14   – The Beacham – Orlando, FL

4/9/14   – The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA

4/10/14 – Greene Street Club- Greensboro, NC

4/11/14 – The National- Richmond, VA

4/12/14 – Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA

4/13/14 – Sound Stage – Baltimore, MD

4/15/14 – The Palladium – Worcester, MA

4/16/14 – Phoenix Concert Theatre – Toronto, ON

4/17/14 – Best Buy Theater – New York, NY

*No Real Friends

 

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@WeAreFireworks

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