MATCHBOOK ROMANCE are heading back into the studio to record their follow up album to Stories And Alibis. Entitled "Voices," the new album will be produced by John Goodmanson (Blood Brothers, Hot Hot Heat, Sleater-Kinney) at Long View Farm Studios in North Brookfield, MA and is scheduled for release on Valentine's Day, 2006.
MATCHBOOK ROMANCE frontman Andrew Jordan describes the new album as, "a huge step out of the realm of our scene and our previous record, Stories and Alibis. While Stories was written with the message, 'yield to love", I feel that Voices is somewhat a counterpart but also embarks on stories of betrayal, nightmares, ghosts, and of course a little love. Musically it completely surpasses Stories by a landslide. We have matured as musicians and have definitely fine tuned our style to hopefully contribute to the evolution of music, and not stall it like so many bands of today. The record also has a much darker vibe than our previous album. It constantly presents this feeling that your stuck in a dream world, and at the same time it also posses this feeling like your constantly being chased. I hope that our current fans as well as new fans will fall in love with this record."
MATCHBOOK ROMANCE (singer/guitarist Andrew Jordan, guitarist Ryan DePaolo, bassist Ryan Kienle and drummer Aaron Stern) began back in 1997. Their career so far has been a whirlwind romance that produced a contract, a masterful EP and highly successful full length debut, three consecutive summers on the Vans Warped Tour, an appearance on live national TV performing on the FUSE channel as well as the coveted cover spot of Alternative Press magazine.
MATCHBOOK ROMANCE will be in the studio through mid-October and then they will head back out on the road to give fans an early listen to the new material.
MATCHBOOK ROMANCE ON TOUR
2005-10-27 Starland Sayerville NJ
2005-10-28 Mr. Smalls Theatre Pittsburgh PA
2005-10-29 Chameleon Lancaster PA
2005-10-30 Newport Music Hall Columbus OH
2005-10-31 House of Blues Cleveland OH
2005-11-02 St Andrews Hall Detroit MI
2005-11-03 Metro Chicago IL
2005-11-04 Eagles Auditorium Milwaukee WI
2005-11-05 University of Wisconsin LaCross WI
2005-11-06 Quest Minneapolis MN
2005-11-08 Mississippi Nights St. Louis MO
2005-11-09 Bogarts Cincinnati OH
2005-11-10 Tremont Music Hall Charlotte NC
2005-11-11 Freebird Cafe Jacksonville Beach FL
2005-11-12 State Theater St. Petersburg FL
2005-11-13 House of Blues Lake Buena Vista FL
2005-11-14 Masquerade Atlanta GA
2005-11-16 9:30 Club Washington DC
2005-11-17 The Norva Theater Norfolk VA
2005-11-18 Electric Factory Philadelphia PA
2005-11-19 Sphere Buffalo NY
2005-11-20 Club Tundra Syracuse NY
2005-11-22 Irving Plaza New York NY
2005-11-23 The Chance Poughkeepsie NY
2005-11-25 Axis Boston MA