Ray LaMontagne’s ‘Supernova’ moved to April 29th

With anticipation mounting, RCA Records moves up the release date for Grammy Award winner Ray Lamontagne’s fifth studio album, Supernova, to April 29th. Fans who pre-order the album on iTunes will receive “Supernova,” “Airwaves” and “Lavender” instantly in addition to receiving a fourth pre-release track from the album on April 15th. The CD can be ordered through Amazon.

Last week, LaMontagne released his first music video ever for the single, “Supernova” via the Huffington Post. “Supernova” was released in February and is one of Ray’s fastest growing singles at AAA radio, with the song rocketing into the top 5 within two weeks of impact. The single also landed on Entertainment Weekly’s Must List stating the song, “captures young love with a rustic rock sound that evokes Van Morrison and Bob Seger.” Additionally, both People Magazine and Rolling Stone gave the single three and a half stars.

LaMontagne is set to embark on his 42 city date Supernova Summer Tour which starts on May 27th in Portland, Maine.

Supernova was produced by Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys) and recorded in Nashville, TN. LaMontagne spoke with Time Magazine about the album stating, “For the longest time these songs were eluding me. I felt like a kid trying to collect lightning bugs. I’d catch a glimpse out of the corner of my eye and run for it, but the light would go out just as I thought I’d gotten hold of one. But eventually I caught on to their game. I stopped chasing them altogether. Instead I just sat there as if I were completely disinterested in them. And wouldn’t you know it, one by one they came to me! Flew right into my jar.”

Tour Dates:

05/27/14 Portland, ME Cumberland Country Civic Center w/ Jason Isbell
05/28/14 Shelburne, VT The Green at Shelburne Museum w/ Jason Isbell
05/30/14 Boston, MA Blue Hills Pavilion w/ Jason Isbell
06/01/14 Canadaigua, NY CMAC w/ Jason Isbell
06/03/14 Wallingford, CT Oakdale Theatre w/ Jason Isbell
06/04/14 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion w/ Jason Isbell
06/06/14 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE w/ The Belle Brigade
06/07/14 Camden, NJ Susquehannah Bank Center w/ Jason Isbell
06/08/14 Toronto, ON Massey Hall w/ The Belle Brigade
06/09/14 Toronto, ON Massey Hall w/ The Belle Brigade
06/11/14 Cleveland, OH Jacobs Pavilion @ Nautica w/ The Belle Brigade
06/13/14 Indianapolis, IN The Lawn @ White River w/ The Belle Brigade
06/14/14 Cincinnati, OH PNC Pavilion @ Riverbend w/ The Belle Brigade
06/15/14 Detroit, MI Meadow Brook w/ The Belle Brigade
06/17/14 Peoria, IL Civic Center Theatre w/ The Belle Brigade
06/18/14 St. Louis, MO Fox Theatre
06/20/14 Lincoln, NE Pinewood Bowl Theatre
06/24/14 Kansas City, MO Starlight Amphitheatre
06/27/14 Chicago, IL FirstMerit Bank Pavilion
07/10/14 Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall w/ Jenny Lewis
07/11/14 Orlando, FL Bob Carr Performing Arts Center w/ Jenny Lewis
07/12/14 Miami, FL Fillmore w/ Jenny Lewis
07/15/14 Jacksonville, FL Florida Theater w/ Jenny Lewis
07/16/14 Charleston, SC North Charleston PAC w/ Jenny Lewis
07/18/14 Alpharetta, GA Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre @Encore Park w/ Jenny Lewis
07/19/14 Birmingham, AL BJCC Concert Hall w/ Jenny Lewis
07/20/14 Louisville, KY Forecastle Festival
07/22/14 Interlochen, MI Kresge Auditorium w/ Jenny Lewis
07/23/14 Grand Rapids, MI Meijer Gardens w/Jenny Lewis (on sale 5/10)
07/25/14 Nashville, TN The Woods at Fontanel w/ The Belle Brigade
07/26/14 Raleigh, NC The Red Hat Amphitheater w/ The Belle Brigade
07/27/14 Floyd, VA FloydFest
07/29/14 Knoxville, TN Tennessee Theatre w/ The Belle Brigade
07/30/14 Memphis, TN Orpheum w/ The Belle Brigade
08/01/14 Austin, TX Long Center w/ The Belle Brigade
08/02/14 Dallas, TX Music Hall at Fair Park w/ The Belle Brigade
08/03/14 Houston, TX Jones Hall w/ The Belle Brigade
08/05/14 Santa Fe, NM The Downs of Santa Fe w/ The Belle Brigade
08/07/14 Morrison, CO Red Rocks
08/08/14 Salt Lake City, UT Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre w/ The Belle Brigade(on sale 5/5)
08/12/14 Troutdale, OR Edgefield w/ The Belle Brigade
08/13/14 Seattle, WA Marymoor Park w/ The Belle Brigade (on sale 4/11 @ 10am PST)

** The Belle Brigade to support all dates, but will act as main support on shows noted above

Author: Buddy Iahn

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