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Published:August 13th, 2008 14:25 EST
The Silent Years Hit the Road and Pre-Release Album To iTunes

The Silent Years Hit the Road and Pre-Release Album To iTunes

By SOP newswire2

"The Globe"

 Special iTunes Exclusive Release

"In just one listen, I found what might be my Summer Pop Album. The Silent Years make music Elliot Smith would be proud of" -  NPR All Songs Considered, Bob Boilen

The Globe
Out Into The Wild
On Our Way Home
Climb On My Back
Black Hole
The Sun Is Alive
Goddamn You!
The Worlds Worst Birthday Gift
Aging Gracefully
The Axiom
Pay It Back
Open Up Our Eyes

"The sneakily chilling "On Our Way Home" builds on strings, acoustic guitar, and a Midlake-ish mood, while "Open Up Our Eyes" visits a sunnier, Flaming Lips "inspired refuge"
" Spin Magazine


"The Globe is the rare album that is simultaneously immediate and timeless" - UR Chicago


The album can currently be purchased at this iTunes Location


Straight out of Detroit rock city, The Silent Years are proud to announce the upcoming release of their forthcoming album The Globe, out now on iTunes and set for wide-release on August 26th. The band has been in the studio throughout the harsh Detroit winter of 2007, making the final touches on The Globe with none other than Chris Coady (!!!, TV On The Radio, Grizzly Bear, Architecture in Helsinki, Blonde Redhead). Critically acclaimed by the press and having been compared to and equally inspired by artists such as Elliot Smith, Tim Buckley, Flaming Lips and Sunny Day Real Estate; they combine simple and sweet melodies with sharp and powerful bursts of emotion via instrument and vox; leaving even the most stoic of listeners with goose bumps and a smile. Allow yourself to be taken into the weird and wondrous world created by The Silent Years, a very special band indeed.


And now the band is heading out on the open road to share "The Globe" with the masses. Check out the tour dates...

The Matinee w/ Hot Cha Cha   -  Cleveland, Ohio

Piano`s  -   New York, New York

 The Middle East   -  Boston, Massachusetts

Black Cat  - Washington DC

Garfield Artworks   -  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cafe Bourbon Street  -   Columbus, Ohio

MSU Auditorium w/Motion City Soundtrack, Margot & the Nuclear So & So`s, The
Hard Lessons  -   East Lansing, Michigan

The Magic Bag-CD RELEASE PARTY w/ Deastro, Manna & Quail, These UnitedStates - Ferndale, Michigan

 Rhino`s   -  Bloomington, Indiana

Mo`s Tavern   -  Muncie, Indiana

Howard`s Club H  -   Bowling Green, Ohio

Case Western-The Spot w/ Snowden   -  Cleveland, Ohio

The Khyber  -   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rock N` Roll Hotel/ These United States & Evangelicals   -  Washington DC

People`s Court w/ The Envy Corps   -  Des Moines, Iowa

Fine Line Theater w/ The Envy Corps  -   Minneapolis, Minnesota

Box Awesome w/ The Envy Corps  -   Lincoln, Nebraska

Mike N Molly`s w/ The Envy Corps  -   Champaign, Illinois

Blind Pig w/ The Envy Corps   -  Ann Arbor, Michigan


(The Silent Years) straddle the line between indie rock and pop, with soaring melodies, precise guitar work and Josh Epstein`s vocals (think a less anguished Gary Puckett, if you remember the `60s) folded into distinctly modern arrangements"-LA Times


"The most engaging rock show we`ve ever seen. This band must be caught in an intimate setting while you still can." - Static Magazine


"The Silent Years seem to balance traditional pop-rock influences like the Beatles with some guitar-years Radiohead, poppy Sonic Youth and Wilco elements that make them more than a rehash of years past. The result is upbeat indie rock with old-school melodies and modern embellishments. " - Real Detroit Weekly




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