Walk Off The Earth
Following their sold out European shows earlier this year, Walk Off The Earth have announced UK dates in April 2014 as part of their ‘Gang of Rhythm Tour’. The dates form part of the group’s headline tour which will take in shows across the US and Europe from January 2014.
The band have also released an exclusive iTunes session today, featuring fiveof the group’s original songs, including breakout hit single “Red Hands” and current single “Gang of Rhythm,” as well as their take on the Christmas classic “Little Drummer Boy” and a cover of Bryan Adams’“Heaven.”
In true WOTE form, the group has released a creative video to accompany the new iTunes set. The band members break out their finest Christmas jumpers for the occasion, and are accompanied by a few furry friends on cello, keys, and drums for their upbeat take on “Little Drummer Boy”.
Walk Off The Earth features multi-instrumentalists Gianni Luminati,Marshall, and Sarah Blackwood on vocals, Taylor on keyboards, and Joel Cassady on drums. WOTE have a fiercely loyal fanbase, with over 1.5 million subscribers to their YouTube channel and over 800kfans on Facebook. The band gained notoriety for their creative multi-million-viewed YouTube videos ranging from a cover of the Weeds theme “Little Boxes”to Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You WereTrouble,” to their most well known cover of Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know” with all five band members playing one guitar, which has been viewed over 155 million times. Their cover of “I Knew You Were Trouble” was nominated for a YouTube Music Award, and the group performed at the inaugural YouTube Music Award ceremony earlier this month alongside Eminem,Lady Gaga, and Arcade Fire. Walk Off The Earth released an album of original songs, R.E.V.O., which stands for the band’s motto Realize Every Victory Outright, on Columbia Records earlier this year. R.E.V.O. features hit single “Red Hands” as well as their newest single “Gang of Rhythm.” In Canada, R.E.V.O.has been certified gold and first single “Red Hands” has been certified double platinum. Walk Off The Earth have brought their energetic live show around the world, including a well received set at Lollapalooza and sold out headlining shows in cities from NYC and LA to Toronto, Tokyo, Singapore, London, and Paris.
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