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Andy Grammer made his debut on ABC's "Good Morning America" this morning. The acclaimed platinum-selling singer, songwriter, musician performed his new single "Back Home" alongside his band and full drum line; watch the performance HERE. "Back Home" is the first single off ANDY's forthcoming album MAGAZINES OR NOVELS, due out August 5 on S-Curve Records, and available now for pre-order at http://smarturl.it/magazinesornovels.
MAGAZINES OR NOVELS marks the Los Angeles-based musician's second album release and follow-up to his 2011 self-titled debut album which featured the massive hits "Keep Your Head Up," "Fine By Me," and "Miss Me." The 11-track collection reinforces ANDY's place among the male pop artist elite through honest reflections of the impressive ride he's been on during the past couple of years. Watch ANDY talk about MAGAZINES OR NOVELS and his journey through the songwriting process here: http://youtu.be/ZJQV2LQ01gM.
"While I was writing this album I kept seeing magazine and newspaper stands with their constantly changing covers and headlines and thinking how they come and go so fast," explains ANDY of the album title. "I had to write about 100 songs to get 13 I felt had something grounded and timeless about it. I don't know if I achieved my goal but I hope I was able to create songs that were timeless and not something that would come and go off the newsstands. I hope this collection of songs can have the staying power in someone's life like a favorite novel or book."
The official music video for "Back Home" exclusively premiered on Billboard.com; watch the colorful clip that features ANDY performing to a crowd of over 9,000 people here: http://youtu.be/REHfRCYvie8.
The joyously anthemic track is also being added to radio stations nationwide and has broken into the Top 30 on the Billboard/BDS airplay chart. Early major market supporters include SiriusXM's The Pulse, KBIG in Los Angeles, KIMN in Denver, WBMX in Boston, WBZZ in Pittsburgh, KFMB in San Diego, WIAD in Washington D.C., WNTR in Indianapolis, WTIC in Hartford, WOMX in Orlando, KYKY in St. Louis, and many more.
ANDY is currently offering fans a sneak-peek of his new music while on his national headlining summer tour currently underway. The tour--including support from Andrew Ripp and Brendan James--runs through July 19 and includes stops in Chicago, Minneapolis, Denver, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco and San Diego. ANDY recently made his debut at the legendary Hollywood Bowl on June 16 alongside Ed Sheeran, Demi Lovato and Colbie Caillat as part of Los Angeles radio station 104.3 MYFM's "My Big Night Out." It was announced there that ANDY will headline The Grove's Summer Stage Series on Wednesday, July 30 at The Grove in Los Angeles. The show is free and open to the public; more info here. ANDY's full tour itinerary is below and ticket info can be found at www.andygrammer.com/tour.