Presented by LAMC Productions, global rock superstars, TAKING BACK SUNDAY, will be performing in Singapore, on Jan 19, 2019 at Hard Rock Cafe Singapore (Cuscaden)!
If you can’t believe that Taking Back Sunday have been around for 20 years, you’re not alone, because they can’t either. Although the pride of Long Island have had a handful of member changes over the years, the current lineup of the band – vocalist Adam Lazzara, guitarist John Nolan, drummer Mark O’Connell and bassist Shaun Cooper – have all been there since the beginning.
From the band’s landmark debut in 2002, Tell All Your Friends, to their most recent full-length, 2016’s Tidal Wave, Taking Back Sunday have evolved from a key player in the early 2000s emo scene to a genre-defying rock band who have three gold albums without ever ceasing to push the limitations of their sound. This fact is evidenced on Twenty, a 21-song collection set for release in January 2019 via Craft Recordings that spans all seven of their full lengths and solidifies them as an act with a catalog that will undoubtedly outlive them.
While they may have started out like most of their peers by playing local shows and recording demos; however, unlike most of those peers, they have gone on to sign to a major label, tour alongside Linkin Park and become international superstars. That said, they still speak of the band’s early days as if they just happened yesterday. “I’ll never forget, we played Ground Zero in Long Island in 2001 and it was the first show we played where people were singing along and going crazy. It was a tiny place that held 100 people but you could sense something had changed,” Lazzara recalls.
Fans will be able to hear two newly recorded songs which hint at the direction that Taking Back Sunday are heading in the coming years. Musical legacy aside, ultimately what’s most impressive is the fact that after two decades and countless successes, Taking Back Sunday have managed to preserve that initial spark that excited them as teenagers.
That fact alone is one worth celebrating so turn it up listen loud and don’t miss this concert!
Tickets are now available for sale on Sistic, priced at $108 and $118.