The first single, entitled "Bleed Out", was released on June 17, 2013. Blue October UK are an electropop band from the United Kingdom which formed in 1996. It eventually peaked at No. Personal life Writing. Sign in to get statistics for your attended ... Artists with same name. This work eventually led to Michael bringing the band to Universal Music Group CEO Doug Morris under the direction of long time A&R rep Reen Nalli. The next single from the band was "She's My Ride Home", which they performed on Late Night with Conan O'Brien on April 25, 2007. While in the number two chart position "Hate Me" was jumped over twice by both Pearl Jam and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. But still, the truth remains lethal A lie made by man Where my shoes become hammers And my words become sand Like a sour patch, a wedding batch … Justin said this in an interview in 2004: Well actually it had to do with relationships, it had to do with drug abuse, it had to do with a lot of things that weren't going really straight in our lives around eight years ago, and we had to … Blue October's continual diversity also propels this album, for six albums in they have yet to `repeat' their sound, unlike other popular bands who regurgitate the same songs over and over. Surprisingly, more than 3,000 local residents visited her funeral to pay their respects and see if they could identify her. Thanks guys xoxo She thinks of herself as a "song interpreter," but back in the '80s another country star convinced Emmylou to take a crack at songwriting. Kim explains how they do it. undergone an expansion of its tour locations. With Justin Furstenfeld. They were like alternative/acoustic and the song was about a girl, really slow and cute if that helps? 13 on VH1's user-controlled video countdown show VSpot Top 20 Countdown. [4] During this tour, Justin premiered two new songs, "Blue Skies" and "My Never", which would be included on the band's fifth studio album. Vincent Price did the spooky narration on "Thriller." 1st, Justin's Mom is still alive. This was heralded as a special moment for the band, Rainmaker, Brando, and key executives at Universal Republic who had signed, dropped and then resigned the band. ", Kacey Musgraves originally offered "Follow Your Arrow" to her friend Katy Perry. He entered the studio with the band and producer David Castell (who also co-produced Foiled and produced History For Sale) at the beginning of 2013. Managed by Justin and Jeremy's parents under the name RoDan Entertainment, Blue October released their first album, The Answers, in 1998; a well-received debut which sold over 5,000 copies in Houston alone. The music video for "Hate Me" debuted on VH1, later making a splash at No. Just before entering the studio Matt Noveskey left the band for personal reasons. The band is currently touring the United States in support of this album. The original Roman calendar had only ten months, and October was the eighth month. The band started its own streaming platform, Get Back Up TV, where it premiered the documentary of the same name and offers virtual concerts and weekly performances. Their documentary Get Back Up is available for purchase or rental here. They appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Furstenfeld's paintings have appeared on the covers of two Blue October albums, … Piper toured with the band through 2004 and appeared on the live album/DVD Argue With a Tree... During preparations for recording the band's next album Foiled, Matt Novesky was called back in as the official bassist, thereby returning the band to their most recognizable lineup. As a result of reaching a new audience that Blue October has found with its Foiled album, Blue October has recently[when?] Mike is lead guitarist with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, and co-writer of classic songs like "Boys Of Summer," "Refugee" and "The Heart Of The Matter.". Furstenfeld suffered from bipolar disorder for most of his life, saying that "I'm not a danger to myself (anymore). Rather than Justin Furstenfeld producing the album, Approaching Normal was produced by Steve Lillywhite (U2, Peter Gabriel, Dave Matthews Band). would not be returning. To get to know this masochist Who’s stolen my first name Pretending he’s a teacher Holding all of my weight at ease Yet the teacher seems to split in two Destroying both his knees. Their first album, “The Answers,” was recorded at Sound Arts Studio and released in 1998. In February 2011, the band announced on their website that they will embark on an acoustic tour between March and May 2011. The official release date was August 20, 2013. After being dropped, the band recruited new guitarist C.B. Welcome Guest ... A band so baffling, even their names were contrived. His favorite artists included Pink Floyd, The Smiths, Red House Painters, and Marvin Gaye. Dwayne and Matt both played on the band's next album, History for Sale, and Dwayne toured with the band in 2003. So, how did October become the 10th month? After sales did not meet expectations, Universal dropped them from their label. Hudson was asked to come back and play on the album and to play shows over mid-2013, once again returning Blue October to their previous lineup. One song, "Light You Up" made its live debut on October 7, 2012 in Millvale, Pa. On Tuesday, December 18, the band released a new single called "The Scar", which is a Blue October rendition of a 5591 song.[11]. The band was formed in 1995 when two former high school friends Justin Furstenfeld (lead vocals) and Ryan Delahoussaye (violin/viola, mandolin, keyboards, and vocals), set out to create an alternative rock band that … James Taylor wrote "Sweet Baby James" during a road trip to Virginia in honor of his brother’s new baby, also named James, whom he was about to meet for the first time. On August 16, 2011 "Any Man in America" was released in the US. The Blue October documentary Get Back Up was released worldwide on May 21, 2020. Get Blue October setlists - view them, share them, discuss them with other Blue October fans for free on setlist.fm! On August 17, 2018, the band released its ninth studio album, also called "I Hope You're Happy." The title track and first single "Home" made its radio premier December 16, 2015. This book is a definite necessity for any Blue October fan! Hate Me was released to Modern Rock radio stations and quickly climbed to number two on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart. Like its neighboring months September, November, and December, the numerical name stuck, even after Julius Caesar expanded the … Hudson joined on lead guitar in late 2000 after a chance meeting with Justin at a restaurant in San Marcos. Furstenfeld detailed how he is staying proactive and getting creative … The recordings were sent to Universal, then in 1999 Blue October signed to Universal Records for the release of their second album, Consent to Treatment. On September 24, 2011 "The Chills" the first single from "Any Man in America" peaked at number 26 on the Billboard Modern Rock Chart giving Blue October their 6th Top 40 Modern Rock radio hit. Blue October’s tenth album is their best album yet. [17] On January 24, 2018 Matthew Ostrander posted a video on instagram announcing he had informed the band ten days prior that he was stepping down. Hudson (guitar/vocals) had been added to the lineup. The band was formed in 1995 and currently consists of Justin Furstenfeld (lead vocals, guitar), Jeremy Furstenfeld (drums, percussion), Ryan Delahoussaye (violin/viola, mandolin, piano, backing vocals), Matt Noveskey (bass guitar, backing vocals), and Will Knaak (lead guitar). Leitoon January 30, 2013 Link. Some of the songs from the album. Blue October continues to sound fresh and create music that stands on its own. The remaining band members persevered on, entering the studio to record what would be become their third album History for Sale. Please helpppp! However, Perry thought Musgraves should record the song herself as it seemed, "like something that you would totally say.". Blue October is an American alternative rock band originally from Houston, Texas. Ryan was working at a restaurant in Houston at the time, and invited restaurant patron Elizabeth "Liz" Rapstein Phillips (née Mulally) to join on bass after striking up a conversation upon noticing she had a drum tuning key on her keychain. "Graceful Dancing" was also released in late 2008 as a "special gift" to fans signed under the band's email list. Liz left the band in 1998 and was replaced by Matt Noveskey. Rudolf, Bob Dylan and the Singing Dogs all show up in this Fact or Fiction for seasonal favorites. Furstenfeld has gone further, hosting weekly recovery meetings for … January and February hadn’t been added to the calendar yet! Two quotes will covers this from Justin and Jeremy Furstenfeld ( Singer & Drummer) "Way, way, way back in the day, we formed in the fall, around October. [1] Due to a fan-based connection with ABC's KTRK-TV (Channel 13), Blue October was able to schedule an early-morning news performance – the band's first live television performance. Jeremy lived in San Marcos, and the other members (except Liz) moved to join him there in 1996. At the end of the Consent to Treatment tour in 2002, Matt Noveskey left the band due to health reasons and was replaced by Dwayne Casey. recorded with Blue October for their 2016 album Home and appeared in publicity photos with the band, however he had to take a leave from the band due to a collarbone injury sustained during a dirt bike accident and Matthew Ostrander filled in on lead guitar in 2016 for the Home tour. Blue October was formed by lead singer/ songwriter/guitarist Justin Furstenfeld, his brother Jeremy and multi-instrumentalist Ryan Delahoussaye. Justin's older brother Jeremy was watching the group practice at Liz's house one day. on June 28, 2006. No, not Blue October. Blue Origin, LLC is an American privately funded aerospace manufacturer and sub-orbital spaceflight services company headquartered in Kent, Washington. Blue October was then offered records deals by each company. The band's name was inspired by a stay in a hospital that lead vocalist Justin Furstenfeld had to make. According to a VH1 aticle about the band, the single ", Blue October frontman Justin Furstenfeld wrote his very first song when he was eight years old. The band finished recording the new album on March 27, 2013. The song, "Sorry Hearts" was released on an accompanying EP, Debris. "Into the Ocean" hit No. The band had planned to tour starting in March 2020 but so far their tour has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. C.B. Justin Furstenfeld, the lead singer, gutarist and lyricist of the rock band Blue October sings at The Bourbon Theatre on Feb. 6, 2018, in Lincoln, Nebraska. [8] On April 3, 2011 Justin Furstenfeld announced that the album would be distributed by RED Distribution, a Sony imprint for independent artists. [14] Tim Palmer, who worked on the albums Any Man in America and Sway co-produced and mixed the album. History for Sale was largely a response to the control Universal had placed on the group during the Consent to Treatment production process. The group moved to San Marcos, Texas in December 1996 and were signed to Universal Records in 1999. It is beautifully illustrated and offers the readers even more of an opportunity inside the mind of Justin Furstenfeld (lead singer and lyricist of B.Oct.). Justin has now been sober (and loving it!) And now crawling I position myself Below your broken wing I lift your feathered left arm Where you hide your heart from me I never noticed it was swollen "Calling You" remained the group's largest mainstream success until their 2006 single, "Hate Me". The band entered the recording studio in August 2015 and finished recording the album in early November. No Replies Log in to reply . Brant Coulter was chosen as lead guitarist, however he left the band in late 2000 when Blue October was dropped from Universal Records. [9][10] The band released the first single from the album in February 2013. The lyrics on the album touch on various subjects, but the sole purpose is to trigger various emotions in its listeners. On February 13, 2015, the band announced that they were starting work on their eighth studio album via their official Twitter feed. Painting. The young Justin loved flying a kite at the … [6], On June 1, 2010 the band announced they were beginning pre-production on their next studio album to be produced by Tim Palmer. 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Their next tour date is at The Van Buren in Phoenix, after that they'll be at Fox Theater in Bakersfield. On February 28, 2018, Blue October released a new single called "I Hope You're Happy." On February 5, 2013, the band entered the studio to start recording the new album. "Dirt Room" was the first single from the album, released on December 23, 2008. This lineup recorded and toured the next two Blue October albums. In August 2008, Justin featured in a sold out four-city tour with Stephenie Meyer, author of the Twilight series. At the end of the Approaching Normal tour, C.B. The album debuted at No. On August 25, 2011 "Any Man in America" debuted at number 8 on the Billboard Album Sales Chart giving Blue October their first top 10 album sales chart debut. Furstenfeld performed an acoustic set in his concert … On October 22, 2009, Blue October announced that the rest of the tour had been canceled due to Justin Furstenfield suffering a severe mental anxiety attack. Hate Me remained in the top five of the Modern Rock chart for 20 straight weeks. Blue October released their debut studio album, The Answers, in 1996, but it wasn’t until their third album, History for Sale (2003) that they began to get significant airplay and media attention. In November 2002 the band signed with Texas-based management company Rainmaker Artists. Blue October, Soundtrack: Step Up 3D. In August 2003 Dwayne was replaced by Piper Skih Swinford (née Dagnino), who is married to one of Blue October's co-managers and is also an established professional bassist. When he came up with one of his gnarliest songs, there was a riot going on. Founded in 2000 by Jeff Bezos, the company is led by CEO Bob Smith and aims to make access to space cheaper and more reliable through reusable launch vehicles.. Blue Origin … "Say it" also crossed over to the Hot AC radio format giving the band its fourth Top 40 Hot AC hit peaking at number 28 on October 13, 2009. Tracking was done in a studio setup at Justin's home in San Marcos, Texas. The single is taken from the upcoming album This Is What I Live For. The song was first performed at Edgefest 17 on April 27, 2008, in Dallas, Texas. During the week of February 14–18, Blue October singer Justin Furstenfeld did a stint as a guest DJ on Austin's KROX-FM radio station. Extensive publicity and artist development was regimented. Janet Jackson wrote the lyric to "Nasty" in response to random guys calling her "baby.". The music video for the song debuted at number three on VH1 Top 20 Video Countdown during the show's final week of 2006 and reached the number one spot in mid-February 2007. The first single from History For Sale was "Calling You" released in February 2003. ", While Furstenfeld was growing up, he enjoyed listening to hip-hop, rock, country, and dance. In October 2012 Justin Furstenfeld had nearly completed writing the songs for Blue October's seventh album. Originally known as "Blue October", the band changed their name to differentiate themselves with the popular and older American band of the same name.Blue October UK play emotionally fueled synth/electro pop, fusing … Blue October is an American alternative rock band originally from Houston, Texas. I fortunately have not had any mental illness such as … If you can. "Foiled" went on to sell 1.4 million albums in the US. The day after `Any Man in America' was released I had the privilege of seeing Blue October kick off their `Any Man in America' tour, where they played this album in its entirety (as well as a slew of other songs from their impressive discography) and it was in that setting, watching Justin bleed emotionally on stage (honestly, best live … Drummer Jeremy Furstenfeld announced on Twitter that the band started rehearsals for the new album on January 14, 2013. General CommentI agree with all that the poster above has said. Blue October was started by Justin Furstenfeld and Ryan Delahoussaye, who met in high school. After a steady build outside Texas, the 2006 single “Hate Me” exploded at rock radio, ushering in a wave of talk-show appearances … While he was attending Houston's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Justin Furstenfeld played in the band My Last Wish from the time he was 13 years old until 1995. It was distributed via—as its predecessors—Universal. Rainmaker took the band to New York where the band played multiple live showcases over a week period in early May 2003 for Atlantic Records, Columbia Records and Universal Records. Blue October (USA pop rock band) Blue October (UK synth-pop band) Sep 26 2020. His artwork appears as the cover for his albums, Furstenfeld has a daughter named Blue, who was born in 2007. "Hate Me" would never reach number one. The band was discovered by former Kid Rock manager Michael Rand performing at the Pappadeaux Cafe in Houston in 1998. "Dirt Room" became Blue October's second Top 5 Modern Rock single (fourth Top 40 Modern Rock hit) peaking at number 7 on April 8, 2009.

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