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THE DEAR HUNTER PREMIERES NEW TRACK “WAVES” VIA BILLBOARD

The Dear Hunter are proud to share “Waves”, the second track from their forthcoming album Act IV: Rebirth In Reprise, out September 4 on Cave & Canary Goods / Equal Vision Records. The track premiered today via Billboard [http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/rock/6627105/dear-hunter-waves-exclusive-song-premiere-act-iv-rebirth-reprise] who called it “a majestic, lushly produced slab of orchestral rock music.” Fans will receive an instant download of “Waves” when they pre-order the record at iTunes, MerchNOW, or Amazon MP3 starting Friday, July 10. Previously released song “A Night On The Town” is also available as a grat track alongside “Waves” when you download the album.

Listen to “Waves” now on Billboard

Pre-order the album starting Friday, July 10 and receive the instant grat tracks “Waves” and “A Night On The Town” at iTunes, MerchNOW, or Amazon MP3.

Watch the lyric video for “A Night On The Town”:

The release of Act IV: Rebirth In Reprise marks the long-awaited continuation of the band’s six album concept series chronicling the story of a boy at the turn of the century, only referred to as “The Dear Hunter.” The album is available for pre-order now at iTunes, Amazon MP3, MerchNOW, and GooglePlay. Album art and full tracklisting are below. All details can be found at TheDearHunter.com.

The Dear Hunter is the main project of multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and songwriter Casey Crescenzo. From the beginning, it was a high-concept project: Casey mapped out multi-page treatments for a six-album story arc about the birth, life, and abrupt death of a boy, set at the dawn of the 20th century. Act I: The Lake South, The River North, Act II: The Meaning of, and All Things Regarding Ms. Leading and the third installment, Act III: Life and Death were released between 2006 and 2009. Crescenzo temporarily stepped away from the series to work on the critically acclaimed 2.5 hour, 9 EP, 36-track collection: The Color Spectrum, his latest studio album Migrant, and his own personal symphony Amour & Attrition. The Dear Hunter has now officially returned to the story with the highly anticipated Act IV: Rebirth In Reprise, produced entirely by Crescenzo. The album features Bay Area musicians the Awesöme Orchestra on every song with orchestration written by Casey.

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ACT IV: REBIRTH IN REPRISE TRACKLISTING
1. Rebirth
2. The Old Haunt
3. Waves
4. At the End of the Earth
5. Remembered
6. A Night On the Town
7. Is There Anybody Here
8. The Squeaky Wheel
9. The Bitter Suite IV and V: The Congregation and The Sermon in the Silt
10. The Bitter Suite VI – Abandon
11. King of Swords (Reversed)
12. If All Goes Well
13. The Line
14. Wait
15. Ouroboros

This August and early September the band is touring the UK and Europe, marking it their first UK headlining tour with some dates supporting Manchester Orchestra. While in Europe the band will play Pukkelpop Festival in Belgium on August 22. Upon return, the band will kick off their fall headlining tour, The Rebirth Tour, beginning September 11 in Akron, OH at Musica. The tour is making stops along the way at Riot Fest on September 12 in Chicago and in major music markets like Seattle, LA, Austin, and Nashville, before coming to an end at the legendary New York rock club, Irving Plaza, on October 21. CHON and Gates are supporting the tour. A complete list of tour dates is below and more information and tickets can be found at: http://www.thedearhunter.com.

INTERNATIONAL TOUR DATES
Aug 19 – Milan, Italy – Circolo Magnolia*
Aug 20 – Vienna, Austria – B72
Aug 21 – Munich, Germany – Strom*
Aug 22 – Hasselt, Belgium – Pukkelpop Festival
Aug 23 – Cologne, Germany – Gebaude 9*
Ag 24 – Berlin, Germany – Magnet*
Aug 25 – Hamburg, Germany – Molotow*
Aug 27 – Brighton, United Kingdom – Concorde*
Aug 28 – Nottingham, United Kingdom – Bodega Social
Aug 29 – Newcastle, United Kingdom – Think Tank?
Aug 30 – Glasgow, United Kingdom – King Tuts
Sep 1 – Cardiff, United Kingdom – Clwb Ifor Bach
Sep 2 – Southampton, United Kingdom – Joiners
Sep 3 – Birmingham, United Kingdom – The Rainbow Cellar
Sep 4 – London, United Kingdom – Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen

* – Supporting Manchester Orchestra

NORTH AMERICAN HEADLINING TOUR DATES
Sep 11 – Akron, OH – Musica^
Sep 12 – Chicago, IL – Riot Fest
Sep 13 – Minneapolis, MN – Triple Rock Social Club^
Sep 15 – Ferndale, MI – The Loving Touch^
Sep 16 – St. Louis, MO – The Ready Room^
Sep 18 – Lawrence, KS – Granada Theatre^
Sep 19 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre^
Sep 22 – Seattle, WA – The Crocodile^
Sep 23 – Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge^
Sep 25 – Orangevale, CA – The Boardwalk^
Sep 26 – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s^
Sep 27 – Fresno, CA – Strummer’s^
Sep 29 – West Hollywood, CA – The Roxy Theatre^
Oct 1 – Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory^
Oct 2 – San Diego, CA – The Irenic^
Oct 3 – Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom^
Oct 6 – Austin, TX – The Parish^
Oct 7 – Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill^
Oct 9 – Nashville, TN – Exit/In^
Oct 10 – Atlanta, GA – Vinyl^
Oct 11 – Newport, KY – Thompson Home^
Oct 13 – Washington, DC – Rock and Roll Hotel^
Oct 15 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer^
Oct 16 – Asbury Park, NJ – The Stone Pony^
Oct 17 – Boston, MA – The Royale^
Oct 21 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza^

^ – Support from CHON & Gates