Young The Giant Mtv Premiere Second Single, "Cough Syrup"
California rock bandYoung TheGiantwill debut the video for their second single,“Cough Syrup”onMTVTuesday, June 21stat 6:00am and will play it at the top of every music hour. The video will debut on MTV during AMTV with subsequent debuts across MTV2, mtvU, MTV Hits andMTV.com. The band was also picked for MTV’s Freshman 5 campaign to run this summer.
“Cough Syrup” is the second single from Young The Giant’s critically acclaimed self-titled debut album. Their first single, “My Body”hit #4 at Modern Rock and has garnered over 920,000 YouTube views (and counting) of the video.
The band has also just announced that they will put out a free Remix EP late July though their Facebook pageherewhich will feature remixes by Two Door Cinema Club, Tokyo Police Club, Ra Ra Riot, and more. They are offering theirfans a chance to contribute their own remix as well. Song stems for six tracks were created and can be gottenhere; the band will choose one lucky winner from all of the submissions and have that remix included on the EP. Fans can stream the Tokyo Police Club track on Paper Magazine’s website Monday, June 20thhere.
Young The Giant will be on the road this summer where they will be performing at a series of great festivals including Summerfest in Milwaukee, WI on July 5th, the main stage of Lollapalooza in Chicago August 5th, and Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, TX September 17th. They will also provide sole support to Incubus on their late summer/early fall tour playing amphitheatre venues beginning August 30th in Columbus, OH ending their trek October 9thin San Francisco, CA.
Their debut has been hailed as "vivid, vibrant rock… a pop masterpiece" byWall Street Journal,while the band has been celebrated bySpin, USA Today, Nylon, andAlternative Pressto name a few as well as the one and only Morrissey who was so impressed by Young The Giant's performance onLater With Jools Holland,he expressed his fandom via a note posted on aMorrissey Zine website: "I could break down with happiness at the new debut CD by Young The Giant. It is the whole thing ... it is the perfect tone ... and Sameer's voice is unbreakable. If there is any justice in the world (and we all know there isn't) Young The Giant will own most of it by August... Every three thousand years, a band comes along who restore that precious component of faith."
Young The Giant Tour Dates As Follows: 6/18/2011 Westword Music Showcase Denver, CO 6/21/2011 San Diego County Fair Del Mar, CA 6/25/2011 TD Banknorth Garden Boston, MA 6/26/2011 The Surf Lodge Montauk, NY 7/1/2011 WBRU Summer Concert Series Providence, RI 7/2/2011 Radio 104.5 Summer Block Party Philadelphia, PA 7/5/2011 Summerfest Milwaukee, WI 8/5/2011 Lollapalooza Chicago, IL
Incubus Dates As Follows: 8/30/11 Promowest Pavilion Columbus, OH 8/31/11 AE Stage Pittsburgh, PA 9/1/11 SPAC Saratoga, NY 9/3/11 Jones Beach Theater Wantagh, NY 9/4/11 PNC Bank Arts Center Holmdel, NJ 9/7/11 Mohegan Sun Hartford,CT 9/9/11 Comcast Center Boston, MA 9/10/11 Susquehanna Bank Center Philadelphia, PA 9/11/11 Merriweather Post Pavilion Baltimore, MD 9/13/11 Virginia Beach Amphitheatre Virginia Beach, VA 9/16/11 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte, NC 9/18/11 1-800-ASK-GARYAmphitheatre Tampa, FL 9/20/11 Bayfront Park Amphitheater Miami, FL 9/29/11 Gexa Energy Pavilion Dallas, TX 9/30/11 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Houston, TX 10/1/11 The Backyard at Bee Cave Austin, TX 10/5/11 Comerica Theatre Phoenix, AZ 10/7/11 Hollywood Bowl Los Angeles, CA 10/8/11 The Joint at the Hard Rock Las Vegas, NV 10/9/11 Shoreline Amphitheatre San Francisco, CA