Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Fair to Midland - TBA (2011) (1.0)

this was just posted over on this topic on the fans forum

1 - Wh (...?)
2 - The Dead Sea
3 - Ember Rosa
4 - The Greener Grass
5 - Babe Ruthe
6 - Golden Parachutes
7 - Uh-Oh
8 - Coppertank Islands
9 - A Loophole in Limbo
10 - Bright Bulbs, Sharp Tools
11 - Rikki Tikki Tavi
12 - Musical Chairs
13 - Bravo Sierra
14 - Pour the (Coal to 'er)
15 - Short (...?)
16. Amarillo Sleeps On My Pillow (Thanks ounwx)

11/8/2010 5:26PM

Very good news to read about this. Now, how this involves Serjical Strike and Rocket Science Distribution remains to be seen. But it's great to finally get something substantial after a lengthly delay on the follow-up to Fables. 2011 should be a big year for the guys I imagine.

press release
facebook post

FAIR TO MIDLAND SIGN WORLD WIDE DEAL WITH EONE MUSIC (New York, NY) - Texas natives FAIR TO MIDLAND have signed a worldwide deal with eOne Music. A new album is schedule for the spring of 2011 along with a tour to support it. The band has enlisted producer Joe Barresi (TOOL, QUEENS OF THE STONEAGE, COHEED AND CAMBRIA) to man the board for this next offering. "I've been looking forward to working with these guys for quite sometime. They're a great band whose music is intricate and yet very melodic," says Barresi. The new album will be the band's follow-up to "Fables from a Mayfly: What I Tell You Three Times Is True" which included the popular singles Dance of the Manatee and Tall Tales Taste Like Sour Grapes. "We're all huge fans of what Barresi did with Queens of the Stone Age. We wanted a stellar rock producer and were lucky enough to find one who has managed to find the happy medium between polish and performance,√Ęs says front man Darroh Sudderth. Founded in 1998 in the quiet farm town of Sulphur Springs, Texas, Fair To Midland quickly became one of the Lone Star State's fastest-rising bands, earning critical acclaim for their first two independent releases, 2001's The Carbon Copy Silver Lining and the 2004 inter.funda.stifle. Since the release of Fables From a Mayfly, they have shared the stage with bands such as the Smashing Pumpkins, Flyleaf, Chevelle, Dir en Grey, Alice In Chains, and Serj Tankian throughout the U.S. & Europe. The band has made appearances at festivals such as Coachella, Bamboozle, Download Festival, Rock AM Ring and Rock IM Park. Fair Midland is Darroh Sudderth (vocals), Cliff Campbell (guitar), Brett Stowers (drums), Matt Langley (keyboards) and Jon Dicken (Bass).