Celebrating the chart topping #1 album debut in Australia this past week, Columbia Records is pleased to announce the release of pop duo MKTO’s self titled debut album MKTO on April 1, 2014. The release will include the band’s anthemic debut single “Thank You,” along with the current feel good soulful/pop single “Classic.” With airplay leader Sirius XM Hits 1, “Classic” has become a top 40 radio hit selling over 225k singles to date and the music video has amassed over 7.3 million views, check it out here: http://smarturl.it/classicvid.
MKTO is available for pre-order now and includes an instant download of both “Thank You” and “Classic,” with additional tracks to be released counting down to the album release on April 1, 2014: http://smarturl.it/mkto. MKTO are currently on the road opening for Emblem3 on the #BandLife Tour, see below for full list of dates.
The guys of MKTO, comprised of Tony Oller (22) and Malcolm Kelly (21) instantly became best friends when they first met on the Los Angeles set of Teen Nick’s Gigantic in 2010. However, in between takes, the duo couldn’t stop talking about one thing, making music. They linked with songwriters/producers Eman and Evan “Kidd” Bogart (Beyoncé, Ne-Yo, Rihanna) who inked them a deal to Columbia Records and began executive producing their debut album. MKTO features the uplifting and kinetic “American Dream,” “Could Be Me,” a collaboration with Grammy Award winner Ne-Yo and culminates with the stunning “Goodbye Song”.
MKTO have seen international success with multi platinum top 10 singles in Australia and New Zealand, garnering a dedicated and loyal fanbase along the way and amassing over 1 million record sales worldwide.
“Classic” can be heard in the new episode of the hit show NEW GIRL airing on Tuesday, Feb. 11 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX.
1. Thank You
3. God Only Knows
4. American Dream
5. Could Be Me (feat. Ne-Yo)
6. Forever Until Tomorrow
8. Heartbreak Holiday
10. No More Second Chances (feat. Jessica Ashley)
11. Goodbye Song
MKTO #BANDLIFE TOUR DATES WITH EMBLEM3:
Date City Venue
Feb 12 Minneapolis, MN Skyway Theatre
Feb 14 Milwaukee, WI Eagles Ballroom
Feb 15 Rosemont, IL Rosemont Theatre
Feb 16 Indianapolis, IN Egyptian Room at Old National Centre
Feb 18 Montreal, QC Metropolis
Feb 19 Toronto, ON Sound Academy
Feb 21 Upper Darby, PA Tower Theatre
Feb 22 Mashantucket, CT MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods
Feb 23 Boston, MA House of Blues
Feb 25 Montclair, NJ Wellmont Theatre
Feb 26 Huntington, NY The Paramount
Feb 27 Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore
Mar 1 Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle
Mar 2 Charlotte, NC Fillmore Charlotte
Mar 4 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Revolution
Mar 5 Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall
Mar 7 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
Mar 8 Kansas City, MO The Uptown Theater
Mar 9 Tulsa, OK Brady Theater
Mar 12 San Jose, CA City National Civic of San Jose
Mar 13 Anaheim, CA City National Grove of Anaheim
Mar 14 Tempe, AZ Marquee Theatre
Mar 15 Los Angeles, CA Club Nokia