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Jackson Browne Announces New Album Standing In The Breach Out October 7th On Inside Recordings

NEWS - August 20, 2014

LOS ANGELES,Aug. 19, 2014/PRNewswire/ -- OnOctober 7th,Jackson Brownewill release his 14th studio album,Standing In The Breach. The album was recorded inLos Angelesand features the single "The Birds Of St. Marks," which debuted yesterday on Rolling Stone and MOJO and is available today for download viaAmazonandiTuneswhen the albumStanding In The Breachis pre-ordered. "RINGING PEALS OF GUITARherald the coming of a great newJackson Brownerelease," saidMOJO.

"The Birds ofSt. Marks" was originally written in 1967 when Jackson was just 18 and returning home toCaliforniaafter a brief stint living inNew York. The song was recorded as a demo in 1970 and occasionally heard in the live setting as captured on hisSolo Acoustic Vol. 1, but has only now been given the treatment Jackson had originally envisioned."This is a song I always heard as a Byrds song, and that was even part of the writing of the song," he toldRolling Stone. The finished version of the song featuresGreg Leiszplaying a "McGuinn-esque 12-string," described Rolling Stone.Leisz and Jackson were joinedbyVal McCallum(electric guitar),Bob Glaub(bass) andDon Heffington(drums), whileas described in MOJO "McCallum andKipp Lennonstir[ed] essence of Crosby into the vocal harmonies."

Jackson Brownelaunches an album tour this fall, with band dates starting at The Kennedy Center inWashington DC, and ending at The Royal Albert Hall inLondon, England. He will also appear on The Late Show withDavid LettermanonOctober 6thand CBS This Morning on October 11th. Accompanying Jackson on the road are longtime band matesVal McCallum(guitar),Mauricio Lewak(drums),Jeff Young(keyboards) andBob Glaub(bass), with the addition of acclaimed multi-instrumentalistGreg Leisz(guitar, lap steel, pedal steel).

Standing In The Breach, is a collection of ten songs, at turns deeply personal and political, exploring love, hope, and defiance in the face of the advancing uncertainties of modern life. "The interplay betweenVal McCallumandGreg Leiszon this album - the effortlessness of their chemistry is a gift really, that just dropped into my lap," says Jackson. The album will be available everywhere onOctober 7th.

Track Listing forStanding In The Breach:
1)The Birds Of St. Marks
2)Yeah Yeah
3)The Long Way Around
4)Leaving Winslow
5)If I Could Be Anywhere
6)You Know The Night
7)Walls And Doors
8)Which Side
9)Standing In The Breach
10)Here

Tour Dates: (MORE TO BE ADDED)

Solo Acoustic
August 19- Capitol Center -Concord, NH
August 20- Providence PAC -Providence, RI
August 22- Toyota Presents the Oakdale Theatre -Wallingford, CT
August 23- Hippodrome Theatre -Baltimore, MD

FALL TOUR (U.S)
Full Band
September 14- Kennedy Center -Washington, DC
September 27-Newport Folk FestPresentsWay Over Yonder -Santa Monica, CA
October 4- Strand Capitol Performing Arts Center -York, PA
October 7- Beacon Theatre -New York, NY
October 8- Beacon Theatre -New York NY
October 10- Academy of Music -Philadelphia, PA
October 12- Benedum Center -Pittsburgh, PA
October 14- Chicago Theatre -Chicago, IL
October 15- E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall -Akron, OH
October 17- Palace Theatre -Columbus, OH
October 18- Murat Theatre -Indianapolis, IN

FALL TOUR (U.K.)
Full Band
November 17- Symphony Hall -Birmingham, UK
November 18-Bridgewater Hall-Manchester, UK
November 20- The Sage -Gateshead, UK
November 21- Royal Concert Hall -Glasgow, UK
November 24- Royal Albert Hall -London, UK

On Tour

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