CITY AND COLOUR’s LITTLE HELL DEBUTS AT #1 ON SOUNDSCAN!

CITY AND COLOUR’s LITTLE HELL DEBUTS AT #1 ON SOUNDSCAN!

(June 15, 2011 — Toronto, ON)  One of the biggest groundswell stories in Canadian music continues with the announcement this week that Little Hell, the 3rd studio album from CITY AND COLOUR, has debuted at #1 on the Top 200 SoundScan Chart in Canada, the first Canadian artist to debut a studio album at #1 this year.

 

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Dallas Green’s latest full-length under the moniker City and Colour rose to the top of the Nielsen SoundScan chart garnering a 3rd Gold Record nod for City and Colour, who has earned Platinum awards for debut album Sometimes (2005), and sophomore album Bring Me Your Love (2008).   The album also debuted at #2 in Australia and #28 in the U.S.

Remix Contest featuring newest single “Fragile Bird” announced. Win $1,000 and a release on Dine Alone Records “

The first single from the album titled “Fragile Bird” shot up the Canadian Modern Rock chart to #2 and is currently less than 15 plays from being the #1 radio track in the country  — a first for City and Colour.  The single also has the distinction of opening game 7 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs on CBC Hockey Night in Canada tonight (airtime approximately 8:00pm ET).   City and Colour will perform “Fragile Bird” live at the 2011 MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS on Sunday, June 19.

To celebrate, Dine Alone Records is presenting fans an opportunity to remix City and Colour’s newest single “Fragile Bird” to win $1,000 and have the remix included on an upcoming label release. Here are details:

**Indaba and City and Colour want you to take your own chromatic (or achromatic) approach to “Fragile Bird” by creating your best remix. Let your imagination run wild and transform the track to yet unheard of places in the sonic spectrum.**

The contest launches June 16, 2011.  For more info: http://www.indabamusic.com/opportunities

REWARD 1 Grand Prize Winner

The Grand Prize Winner, chosen by the Judges from all of the submissions, will:
– Receive $1,000
– Be included on an upcoming official release on Dine Alone Records
– A CD of Little Hell

2 Runners-Up

The 2 Runners-Up, as chosen by the Judges from all of the submissions, will each:
– Be featured on City and Colour’s official website
– Receive a CD of Little Hell

10 Honourable Mentions

The 10 Honourable Mentions, as decided by the popular vote, will each:
– Receive a CD of Little Hell

Upcoming CITY AND COLOUR Shows:

06.26 – Glastonbury, UK – Glastonbury Festival
07.01 – Kent, UK – Hop Farm Festival
07.03 – Portsmouth, UK – Wedgewood Rooms (SOLD OUT)
07.06 – Leeds, UK – Irish Centre (SOLD OUT)
07.09 – Co Kildare, IRE – Oxegen Festival
07.21 – Calgary, AB – Calgary Folk Festival
07.29 – North Bay, ON – Summer in the Park Festival
07.31 – Montreal, QC – Osheaga Festival
08.07 – Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
09.17 – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits

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