Cage The Elephant's "Come A Little Closer" The Number One Added Track At Alternative Radio
For the second consecutive week, Cage The Elephant's single "Come A Little Closer" is currently the #1 most added track at Alternative Radio in the United States. It has been called "the outfit's grooviest effort yet", "good old fashioned indie rocking", and "sweeping sing-along pop". The single is also the #1 Most Added, #1 Spinburner and #1 Increased Audience at ALT in Canada.
Just last week Cage The Elephant announced their highly anticipated forthcoming third studio album, entitled 'Melophobia', which will be released on October 8th via RCA Records. 'Melophobia' is now available for pre-order at iTunes. Fans who pre-order the album will receive a free download of "Come A Little Closer", which peaked at #1 HypeMachine upon its debut.
The new album is the follow up to 2011's acclaimed sophomore album Thank You Happy Birthday, which debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart and has sold over 250,000 copies to date. Rolling Stone, New York Times, LA Times, USA Today, and Entertainment Weekly praised the release as "one of the best rock albums of the year". The album also spawned the hit single "Shake Me Down" which spent six weeks at #1 at Alternative radio. Their acclaimed self-titled debut album was released in 2009 and has sold over 550,000 copies to date. The album remained on the Billboard 200 Chart for an astounding 73 consecutive weeks and produced three Top 5 singles at Alternative Radio, including the massive hit "Ain't No Rest For The Wicked". In additional to numerous Sold Out headline runs, Cage The Elephant has toured with Black Keys, Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age, Muse, Stone Temple Pilots, Foals, Silversun Pickups, Manchester Orchestra, and many more.
This coming September Cage The Elephant will bring their raucous live show to arena audiences across the US for a run of dates with Muse. See below for a complete list of upcoming dates.
Cage The Elephant consists of singer Matt Shultz, guitarist Brad Shultz, bassist Daniel Tichenor, guitarist Lincoln Parish, and drummer Jared Champion.