MYSPACE MUSIC PRESENTS A NEW TRANSMISSIONS FEATURING CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED BAND COLD WAR KIDS EXLCUSIVE CONTENT WILL BE AVAILABLE FREE FOR DOWNLOAD AND INCLUDES A PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED SONG
MySpace Music (http://www.myspacemusic.com) the world’s premier music community, is proud to announce one of the most critically acclaimed bands, Cold War Kids, will take part in the eighth installment of MySpace Transmissions, going live today on http://www.myspace.com/transmissions. MySpace Transmissions is a music program that empowers top recording artists with a new platform to create and distribute exclusive video content available for viral distribution and audio tracks available for purchase in the U.S. MySpace Transmissions underscores the company’s commitment to building unique music programming and business models that benefit labels, bands, and fans. MySpaceTransmissions featuring Cold War Kids will be available for free download and will include a brand new song “Coffee Spoon,” exclusively for the MySpace Music community.
Cold War Kids are a Long Beach, California 4-piece who sprang to international attention in 2006 with their critically acclaimed debut robbers & cowards and returned recently with Loyalty To Loyalty an impressive, lushly textured follow-up. Cold War Kids are famed for their poignant, intimate narratives & brooding atmospherics and the new album delivers in spades; on tracks like the bar room piano-laden suicide tale “Golden Gate Jumpers”, the twitchy life advice of “Every Valley Is Not A Lake” and the beautiful, soaring “Dreams Old Men Dream”. While still staying true to their soul-punk roots Loyalty To Loyalty marks a huge musical progression for the band. The new album has garnered great reviews all over the press. Rolling Stone wrote, “Cold War Kids attack their songs with unusual intensity, infusing even the most noirish, unsettling songs with a feeling of enchantment.” The album’s first single, “Something Is Not Right With Me” has been a hit at radio and was recently featured on an episode of the HBO series Entourage.
Cold War Kids are: Nathan Willett (vocals/keyboardist/guitar), Matt Maust (bass guitar), Jonnie Russell (guitar) and Matt Aveiro (drums).
The songs for the Cold WarTransmissions are:
1. Against Privacy
2. Something Is Not Right With Me
3. Every Man I Fall For
4. Coffee Spoon (unreleased)
5. I’ve Seen Enough
All content from MySpace Transmissions will be archived and available on-demand on the MySpace Transmissions profile and via MySpaceTV (http://www.myspacetv.com). Users will be able to add the content to their profiles and virally share the artists’ videos throughout the network, and purchase the audio tracks via MySpace. MySpace Transmissions represents a progressive music model that truly encourages artists and labels to generate revenue while still maintaining an organic and intimate connection with their fans.
MySpace Music centers around the more than five million major, indie, and unsigned artists that use their MySpace Music profiles to communicate and intimately connect with fans and friends. Each music profile empowers artists to upload video content, blog, post tour dates, lyrics, and make their music available to fans for stream or download. As one of the most popular and most trafficked music platforms in the world, MySpace Music has evolved into an offline experience by connecting bands and fans around the world through various concert series and live events including Secret Shows, MySpaceLIVE!, Front to Back, The Release and The List.
About MySpace Music
MySpace Music is a landmark joint venture among MySpace, EMI Music, SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, and Sony ATV, and whose independent music distribution partners include The Orchard, Alternative Distribution Alliance, RED, Fontana, and Caroline. MySpace Music, with more than five million artist profiles and 35 million monthly unique users, offers an ever-growing catalog of freely streamable audio and video content, user-friendly e-commerce solutions, personal music players, and user and artist playlisting. MySpace Music aims to empower major, independent, and unsigned artists to monetize their content through multiple revenue streams. By allowing the MySpace community to freely stream premium content in an ad-supported environment, purchase MP3s and ringtones, create and share playlists, and ultimately buy merchandise, concert tickets, and other digital and physical goods. MySpace Music also connects artists and fans in the offline arena through various concert series and live events including Secret Shows, MySpaceLIVE!, Transmissions, The Release, Front to Back and The List.