DECEMBER 07, 2015
FR: ALEXANDRA GREENBERG/MSO PR
ABOVE & BEYOND RECEIVE GRAMMY NOMINATION
FOR ‘BEST DANCE RECORDING’
WITH “WE’RE ALL WE NEED” FT. ZOË JOHNSTON
SONG TO APPEAR ON ‘ACOUSTIC II’
DUE OUT SPRING 2016
ALONGSIDE AN ALMOST SOLD OUT MAY 2016 TOUR
OF ICONIC VENUES SUCH AS THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL, SYNDEY OPERA HOUSE, BEACON THEATRE, ROYAL ALBERT HALL AND MORE
Electronic supergroup ABOVE & BEYOND have been nominated for a 2015 GRAMMY Award in the category of “Best Dance Recording” for their single “We Are All We Need”, which was written with Zoë Johnston. Released originally on their 2014 album of the same name (a top 10 iTunes album in 20 countries) via Anjunabeats/Ultra Music, the song has gone on to receive over 15 million Spotify streams and almost 4.5 million views for its video on YouTube. This marks the first-ever GRAMMY nomination for ABOVE & BEYOND, who is the U.K.-based trio of electronic music producers, performers and songwriters Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness and Paavo Siljamäki.
View the video for “We Are All We Need” (feat. Zoë Johnston) now at https://youtu.be/phXRX1p8woY
View song lyrics on Genius here: LINK
An acoustic version of “We Are All We Need” will appear on ABOVE & BEYOND’s next album release, Acoustic II this spring. Acoustic II is a follow-up to the iTunes dance chart-topping 2014 album Acoustic and will once again be produced in collaboration with producer Bob Bradley. It will feature lush new arrangements of some of the biggest hits from ABOVE & BEYOND’s Billboard Dance Chart-topping LP We Are All We Need, as well as some of the most popular ABOVE & BEYOND hits from years gone by, including “Alchemy” and “No One On Earth.” Fans can pre-order the Acoustic II CD from anjunastore.com now.
To support Acoustic II’s release in May, ABOVE & BEYOND—accompanied by a 15-piece ensemble –will embark on a tour of music’s most iconic venues including the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, London’s Royal Albert Hall and the Sydney Opera House. Already shows in New York, Chicago and San Francisco have sold out, prompting the trio to put additional dates on sale. All of the announced dates, even at six months away, are very close to being sold out, including the 17,500 capacity Hollywood Bowl. Visit AboveandBeyond.nu/acoustic for tickets and details.
ABOVE & BEYOND’s Acoustic II shows are confirmed for:
|Thu||5/5||London||Royal Albert Hall – SOLD OUT|
|Weds||5/11||Chicago||Chicago Theatre – SOLD OUT|
|Thurs||5/12||Chicago||Chicago Theatre- JUST ANNOUNCED|
|Sat||5/14||Toronto||Massey Hall – SOLD OUT|
|Sun||5/15||Toronto||Massey Hall JUST ANNOUNCED|
|Fri||5/20||New York||Beacon Theatre – LAST TICKETS|
|Sat||5/21||New York||Beacon Theatre – SOLD OUT|
|Sun||5/22||New York||Beacon Theatre – JUST ANNOUNCED|
|Thu||5/26||Berkeley, CA||Greek Theatre – SOLD OUT|
|Fri||5/27||Berkeley, CA||Greek Theatre – JUST ANNOUNCED|
|Sat||5/28||Los Angeles||Hollywood Bowl – LAST TICKETS|
|Mon||6/6||Sydney||Sydney Opera House|
About Above & Beyond
Over their four critically acclaimed studio albums, along with their acoustic project, Above & Beyond have continually been celebrated for placing real musicianship and songwriting at the heart of what they do. While their famed club mixes have resonated with the dance generation, the songs behind them have touched fans of all ages across the globe. As influenced as much by Jeff Buckley or Bon Iver as they are by their deep love of electronic music, Above & Beyond’s songs and lyrics have been sung back to them at the world’s biggest stadiums and stages – from Alexandra Palace, to Madison Square Garden, to LA’s Forum, to their famed one million people gig at Barra Beach in Rio de Janeiro in 2007.
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For more information on ABOVE & BEYOND, contact:
MSO PR 818-380-0400
Alexandra Greenberg x223, email@example.com