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    Wed, 12 Jun 2013 16:50:50

    Toad the Wet Sprocket to Release "New Constellation" on September 17 - They are also touring

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    Hello, children of the '90s! That decade's nostalgia is ramped up into high gear. THE '90s ARE BACK!

    Toad the Wet Sprocket, the band famed for such hits as "Walk on the Ocean," "All I Want," "Something's Always Wrong" and "Fall Down," are back with New Constellation, their first album together in 16 years.

    The same creative curiosity that inspired the band to form in 1986 and then to branch out in different directions in 1998 has brought them full circle to come back together again.

    As Glen Phillips put it, "At some point we would play shows and remember not why we'd broken up, but why we got together in the first place. That made it possible and exciting to move forward again."

    The album lands on September 17 via the band's own Abe's Records.

    Bassist Dean Dinning says, "The idea to make this record was born out of the fact that we are really enjoying playing live together again- and adding new songs into the set just makes it that much better." Phillips added, "We've all been making music outside of the band for a while now. It's amazing to get back together and incorporate all we've learned in the last years but immediately hear the sonic signature that is essentially Toad re-emerge."

    Tour Dates:

    7/12- CHATTANOOGA, TN- Track 29
    7/13- PEACHTREE CITY, GA- Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater
    7/14- KNOXVILLE, TN- Bijou Theatre
    7/15- ASHEVILLE, NC- The Orange Peel
    7/18- VIRGINIA BEACH, VA- Neptune's Park at 31st Street
    7/19- CHARLOTTE, NC- Neighborhood Theatre
    7/24- PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL- Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
    7/25- ORLANDO, FL- Hard Rock Orlando
    7/26- FT. LAUDERDALE, FL- Culture Room
    7/27- ST. PETERSBURG, FL- The State Theatre
    8/08- SANTA FE, NM- Sol
    8/09- ARVADA, CO- Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities
    8/10- BOULDER, CO- Chautauqua Auditorium
    8/11- BRECKENRIDGE, CO- Riverwalk Center
    8/17- SILOAM SPRINGS, OK- Seven- Cherokee Casino & Hotel
    8/22- SARATOGA, CA- The Mountain Winery
    8/24- SAN DIEGO, CA- Humphrey's Concerts by the Bay

    What is your favorite alt rock band of the '90s? Toad the Wet Sprocket? The Toadies? Nirvana? Pavement? EMF? The Soup Dragons? Come on, name 'em!

    —Carly Costello
    06.12.13



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