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UNWRITTEN LAW STRIP IT DOWN WITH NEW ALBUM, ACOUSTIC

LOS ANGELES  – Formed in San Diego in the early 90’s Unwritten Law has undeniably paved the way for Rock/Alternative musicians around the world with staple Multi-Platinum releases like Elva, Unwritten Law, and Live and Lawless. At the top of the year, the band announced their highly anticipated eighth studio album, Acoustic due out TOMORROW via Cyber Tracks, owned by El Hefe (guitarist of NOFX) and wife Jen Abeyta. Today, the band has partnered with KROQ to unveil the first listen of their forthcoming record. Fans can listen to the exclusive stream here!
 
Acoustic is a masterful 13-track record filled with newly re-recorded Unwritten Law hits from Unwritten Law, Elva, Here’s To The Mourning, Swan, and The Hit List into flawless acoustic renditions. The emotionally rich album will also feature two brand new tracks including “Huartbreaker” a cover originally performed by John Legend and MSTRKRFT and “Belongs To You,” written by Scott Russo. The album features Scott Russo (Vocals/Guitar), Chris Lewis (Guitar, currently in Fenix TX), Jonny Grill (Bass), and original drummer Wade Youman; produced by Jim Perkins and Scott Russo, Additional production by Chris Lewis and Joe Marlett, Mixed by Joe Marlett, and Mastered by Tom Baker of Baker Mastering.
Fans are able to order a few bundle and vinyl options via Cyber Tracks and Smartpunk:
A digital copy of Acoustic is available for $9 via Cyber Tracks website here and sample 30 second clips of all 13 tracks. Upon purchase, fans will receive THREE instant surprise gratification tracks ahead of tomorrow’s release.
TRACKLISTING:
1. “Celebration” (Originally “Celebration Song” Here’s to the Mourning, 2005)
2. “Nevermind” (Swan, 2011)
3. “Oblivion” (Originally “Welcome to Oblivion” The Hit List, 2007  (also on Live and Lawless, 2008))
4. “Huartbreaker” (Originally performed by John Legend and MSTRKRFT)
5. “Up All Night” (Elva, 2002)
6. “Seeing Red” (Elva, 2002)
7. “Teenage” (Originally “Teenage Suicide” Unwritten Law, 98)
8. “Starships” (Originally”Starships and Apocalypse” Swan, 2011)
9. “Shoulda” (Originally “I Shoulda Known Better” Live and Lawless, 08)
10. “I Like The Way” (Here’s To The Mourning, 2005)
11. “Save Me” (Originally “Save Me (Wake Up Call)” Here’s To The Mourning, 2005)
12. “Cailin” (Unwritten Law, 1998)
13. “Belongs To You”
Unwritten Law are curently on the road with Fenix TX. In addition, the band has two VIP options for fans: (1) Band Hangout (ticket not included): includes early entry, first access to merch, exclusive CD featuring tracks by both bands, intimate soundcheck performance, M&G with Unwritten Law and Fenix TX, photo opportunity, signings, and VIP Laminate. (2) Band Hangout & Access (ticket not included): includes early entry, first access to merch, exclusive CD featuring tracks by both bands, intimate soundcheck performance, M&G with Unwritten Law and Fenix TX, photo opportunity, signings, VIP Laminate and watch the show from the stage (NOTE only 2 available per show)! VIP ticket packages can be ordered here: http://ticketspin.com/ul-ftx
Unwritten Law Tour Dates
All dates are with Fenix TX except for the shows marked
March
31 –  Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts
April
1 – Boston, MA @ Middle East Downstairs
2 – New York City, NY @ Marlin Room (Webster Hall)
4 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
5 – Cleveland, OH @ The Grog Shop
6 – Columbus, OH @ A&R Music Bar
7 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
8 – Omaha, NE @ Slowdown
9 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
10 – Colorado Springs, CO @ The Black Sheep
11 – Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue
12 – Reno, NV. @ PB & J’s
13 – Las Vegas, NV @ Backstage Bar
14 – Long Beach, CA @ The Federal (No Fenix TX)
15 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Ritz (No Fenix TX)
16 – Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst (No Fenix TX)
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Michael Sandoval

Michael created MUSE/MUSE TV after a career in professional sports and journalism. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended Don Bosco Technical Institute in which he studied Electronics and Computer Science and California State University, Fullerton in which he graduated with a degree from the College of Communication in Journalism. He is a big Foo Fighters fan, loves Star Wars and loves photography. Member of the Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society.
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