Tuesday, June 27, 2017

New Album: UPSTREAM. Out August 3 with Middle East Cambridge Release Party!

The Rationales UPSTREAM will be released at the Middle East Downstairs on August 3 with a release party bill to write home about - The Rationales (CD release), OldJack, The Curtis Mayflower, Red Red Rockit and Nate Rogers & the Unreliable Narrators (debut show) will play an early show (730 doors, 8pm Show).

The show is also Mike Mirabella's birthday show! (he asks that shots be saved for after our set!).

We are SO excited to share UPSTREAM with you. Grab tickets early. Its $10 advance, $12 at door.
ticket link: http://www.ticketmaster.com/the-rationales-the-curtis-mayflower-middle-east-downstairs-cambridge-ma/venueartist/337303/2387594

UPSTREAM is the most collaborative and diverse collection of songs The Rationales have recorded yet, the record marks the debut of newest Rationale Adam Hand on Pedal Steel, features songwriting contributions from several members of the band reinforcing singer-songwriter David Mirabella's anthemic material.

New Songs include album centerpieces such as the 'Big Star meets Greg Dulli' rock of "Trade You," the seven minute "Climb the Ladder," (featuring lead vocals by drummer Mike Mirabella during a sprawling breakdown penned by Mirabella, Lieb, and Mirabella) and the epic "Dulcinea", (a song exploring the location of the line between regret and fantasy), the quiet urgency of "Under the Gun" and the R.E.M. meets Cheap Trick rock of "Ready to Go" - along with the previously digital-only released advance singles "All the While" and "Take a Ride with me" both of which feature additional recording and remixing.  

The Rationales will release UPSTREAM on August 3 at Boston's storied Middle East Downstairs Club.  Advance tickets are onsale now.

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