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Parachute Debuts Song & Video For 'You and Me'

May 4th, 2011 10:44am EDT

Parachute You And Me Following the very well received music video for “Something To Believe In,” with more than an astounding 1 million views and “Kiss Me Slowly,” co-written with Grammy Award winners Lady Antebellum. Parachute now debuts their song and video for "You and Me" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQzFZPEs020 and the track is now available for purchase at iTunes. To learn more about the video's inspirations, check out Will's blog post.
Parachute is currently on the road with Plain White Ts and they are giving you a chance to win tickets, an autographed guitar and a live chat with both bands, enter here: http://idj.to/pwtparachute

Parachute is set to release their sophomore album entitled The Way It Was May 17th on Mercury Records. Produced by John Fields (Switchfoot, the Goo Goo Dolls, P!nk, Paper Tongues), the album features anthemic hit single “Something To Believe In,” currentlyTop 25 on the Hot AC Chart and climbing. The song, an uplifting concoction of brassy saxophones, driving guitars and soaring, choir-backed vocals, received its debut last December on ESPN and has since gone on to become a staple of the network.

Additionally, Parachute - magnetic frontman Will Anderson (guitars, piano, lead vocals), Kit French (saxophone, key boards, vocals), Alex Hargrave (bass), Johnny Stubblefield (drums), and Nate McFarland (lead guitar, vocals) – have just announced U.S. summer support dates with the Goo Goo Dolls and Michelle Branch, kicking off on July 13th in Cincinnati, OH and wrapping August 25th in Reno, NV. Parachute is currently on the road with Plain White T’s for a run of Spring U.S. tour dates, their second leg of live shows together this year. The band is treating audiences to a preview of several new songs from their forthcoming album, including “You and Me,” “Halfway,” “What I Know,” and “White Dress.”

The Way It Was is the follow-up to the band’s 2009 debut album Losing Sleep (Mercury Records), which shot to #1 on the iTunes and Amazon digital albums charts and spawned the Top 15 Hot AC hit single “She Is Love.” Parachute kicked off their breakout year in 2009 with a slow-burning acoustic performance of the song at the New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square before performing on Good Morning America, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and The Early Show. The video for “She Is Love” spent three months on VH1’s Top 20 Countdown. Second single “Under Control” became one of the most popular iTunes Single Of The Week features to emerge from a #1 iTunes album. Parachute’s songs have been featured on MTV’s The City and the CW’s One Tree Hill, Vampire Diaries and 90210. In the live arena, the past two years have seen the band playing headlining shows and opening for the likes of Kelly Clarkson, The Script, 3 Doors Down and Secondhand Serenade.


Purchase You and Me on iTunes: http://idj.to/iYouandMe
Purchase Kiss Me Slowly on iTunes: http://idj.to/iparachutekms
Purchase Something To Believe In on iTunes: http://idj.to/e4T8d4
Pre-Order The Way It Was on Amazon: http://idj.to/eQrxt5

Parachute U.S. Tour Dates:
*supporting Plain White T’s
# supporting Goo Goo Dolls and Michelle Branch


May 1st Richmond, VA @ The Hat Factory*
May 2nd Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel*
May 5th Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
May 6th Erie, PA @ Mercyhurst College*
May 7th El Paso, TX @ Grace Gardens – KSII Radio Show
May 8th Virginia Beach, VA @ Diesel Rock ‘N’ Country Bar*
May 10th Raleigh, NC @Lincoln Theatre
May 11th Charleston, SC @ Music Farm*
May 12th Jacksonville, FL @ Free Bird Café*
May 13th Orlando, FL @ Beacham Theatre*
May 14th Treasure Island, FL @ Treasure Island Yacht Club*
July 13th Cincinnati, OH @ PNC Pavilion at Riverbend #
July 15th Council Bluffs, IA @ Harrah’s Council Bluffs #
July 16th Chicago, IL @ Charter One #
July 17th Rochester, MI @Meadowbrook #
July 19th Boston, MA @ Bank of America #
July 20th Walllingford, CT @ Oakdale Theatre #
July 22nd Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center #
July 24th Wantagh, NY @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater #
July 26th Vienna, VA @ The Filene Center #
July 27th Columbus, OH @ The LC Pavilion Outdoor Amphitheatre #
July 29th Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center #
July 30th Bethel, NY @ Bethel Woods Center for the Arts #
July 31st Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center #
August 2nd Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE #
August 3rd Portsmouth, VA @ nTelos Wireless Pavilion #
August 5th Pompano Beach, FL @ Pompano Beach Amphitheater #
August 7th Alpharetta, GA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park #
August 9th Charlotte, NC @ Uptown Amphitheatre #
August 10th Raleigh, NC @ Raleigh Amphitheatre #
August 12th Memphis, TN @ Live at the Garden #
August 17th Denver, CO @ 1st Bank #
August 18th Park City, UT @ Deer Valley Ski Resort #
August 20th Mammoth Lakes, CA @ Mammoth Mountain Ski Area #
August 21st Saratoga, CA @ The Mountain Winery #
August 23rd Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater #
August 25th Reno, NV @ Grand Sierra Resort & Casino – Summit Pavilion #

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