The Lawsuits to release new EP ‘Tumbled’ on Sept.23

By on August 11, 2014

The Lawsuits

The Philly based band, The Lawsuits, will be releasing their new self-produced EP, TumbledonSeptember 23rd, 2014. With a fearless approach to music, the group doesn’t follow traditional rules of genre, pulling inspiration from blues to reggae, Americana to gospel, to make a sound that is effortless and beautiful. For more information, please

The Lawsuits consists of Brian Dale Allen Strouse (songwriter/vocals/guitar), Vanessa Winters (vocals), Brendan Cunningham(bass), Josh Friedman (drums), and Joe Bisirri (guitar/piano). Whether on recording or live, the band delivers a genuine sound that takes listeners on a journey through their fine blend of art and craft, telling stories that are worth the experience. Having shared the stage with the likes of Beck, Jenny Lewis, Band of Horses, The Districts, Ryan Adams, Ingrid Michaelson, The All-American Rejects etc., The Lawsuits have performed at notable hometown venues such as the Theater of the Living Arts, Rittenhouse Square Concerts in the Park, Johnny Brenda’s, World Café Live, XPoNential Music Festival, Main Stage at Musikfest, in addition to NYC’s Gramercy Theater and Rockwood Music Hall.They were named Tri State Indie’s 2012 Philadelphia Indie Band of the Year, and have already been featured in WXPN’s Key Studio Sessions, as well as a Daytrotter Session.


The band released their debut full-length album, Cool Cool Cool, in October 2013 to wide critical acclaim from the likes of Rolling StoneSPINBaeble Music, etc. Their sound has been described as “one that incorporates strong storytelling, crisply built up instrumentation, and heartfelt vocals. These components infused with an omnipresent energy create songs that creep into one’s head for the long haul.” (The Deli Magazine)


On the release of the new EP, the band tells us, “These four songs represent where we are at the moment. We believe these recordings display progression from our last set of recordings.


The Lawsuits will release their new EP, Tumbled, on September 23rd, 2014. Pre-sale will be open August 26th.


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Track Listing: 

1. (Darla Nye) Never Love Someone

2. Gimme Gimme

3. Sweet Marcelle

4. You Aren’t The Same
Tour Dates:


8/16                  MilkBoy                                                          Philadelphia, PA

8/24                  Ace Hotel                                                       New York, NY

8/30                  Campfire Music Festival 2014                      Lakewood, PA

10/3                  Triumph Brewing Company                        New Hope, PA

10/11                River City Festival                                         Philadelphia, PA


Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.