2/13/2017

CAGE THE ELEPHANT Wins GRAMMY® Award for Best Rock Album

TELL ME I'M PRETTY WINS GRAMMY® AWARD FOR BEST ROCK ALBUM

February 13, 2017 - Cage The Elephant received their first GRAMMY® AWARD for Best Rock Album for their fourth studio album, Tell Me I'm Pretty, which was produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys and released in December 2015 via RCA. This is the band's second nomination, following a nomination for Best Alternative Album for 2013'sMelophobia. On Friday, Cage The Elephant performed Tom Petty And The
Heartbreakers
 classic "Mary Jane's Last Dance" at the 27th annual MusiCares Person of the Year gala honoring Tom Petty.
 
Tell Me I'm Pretty's two singles"Mess Around" and "Trouble," both topped the Alternative charts for a total of seven #1 Alternative songs, the most of any artist this decade.PRESS HERE to watch the video for new single "Cold Cold Cold" and PRESS HERE to watch the video for "Trouble," both directed by singer Matt Shultz.
 
Long celebrated as one of the most explosive live bands in the world, Cage The Elephant have sold out several headlining runs including a summer 2016 arena tour and recent sold out UK and European tour. Additionally, Cage The Elephant's self-titled debut album was recently certifiedRIAA platinum.
 
Cage The Elephant consists of singer Matt Shultz, guitarist Brad Shultz, bassist Daniel Tichenor, and drummer Jared Champion.
 
"It's a daring, deliberate shift for Cage The Elephant" - The New York Times
 
"Tell Me I'm Pretty...is their best yet - melodically taut garage rock with psychedelic flourishes and a fighting edge" - Rolling Stone
 
"[Tell Me I'm Pretty] swaggers with a raw, psychedelic sound" - Billboard
 
"The record is grimy, gritty, and thick rock 'n' roll" - AV Club 
 
Cage The Elephant tour dates
March 4           West Lafayette, IN @ Elliott Hall of Music
March 11         Tampa, FL @ Gasparilla Music Festival
March 23         Bogota, Colombia @ Festival Estereo Picnic
March 25         São Paulo, Brazil @ Lollapalooza Brazil
March 29         Rio de Janiero, Brazil @ Circo Voador
March 31         San Isidro, Argentina @ Lollapalooza Argentina
April 1             Santiago, Chile @ Lollapalooza Chile
April 8             Santa Ana, CA @ When We Were Young
May 12            Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Knees Festival
May 26            Allston, MA @ Boston Calling
June 4              New York, NY @ Governor's Ball Music Festival
June 8              Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival
June 30            St. Gallen, Switzerland @ Openair St. Gallen
July 4               Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic @ Rock for People
July 7               Madrid, Spain @ Mad Cool Festival
July 8               Lisbon, Portugal @ Nos Alive
July 14             Louisville, KY @ Forecastle Festival

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