Walk Off The Earth, Columbia Records
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Walk Off The Earth has premiered a video for their new original song "Gang Of Rhythm" on Mashable.com today. A 3D version of the video also launched today exclusively on the Nintendo Video service for the portable Nintendo 3DS system. The video is a throwback to chain gang cinema, and finds the band as a group of escaped convicts trying to find their way to freedom before a certain bearded lawman can bring them to justice.
"Gang of Rhythm" is one of four original songs on Walk Off The Earth's recently released R.E.V.O. EP, which gives fans a taste of what to expect on their forthcoming full length album, slated for release in early 2013. The NY Daily News praised the EP's "rustic folk-pop originals with pluck," and American Songwriter said of the band "Walk Off The Earth is quite capable of creating their own unique brand of genre-bent pop... [the group's original songs] did not disappoint, being just as catchy as their covers." Walk Off The Earth are known for their quirky, innovative videos, and each of the tracks on the EP have a unique visual counterpart.
"Gang of Rhythm" video:
"Red Hands" video:
"Summer Vibe" video:
R.E.V.O. EP on iTunes:
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 an incredibly loyal fanbase, with over 800k subscribers to their YouTube channel and over 600k fans 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 Adele's "Someone Like You" to their wildly popular cover of Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know" with all five band members playing one guitar, which has been viewed over 140 million times and landed the group a performance on THE Ellen Degeneres SHOW. Walk Off The Earth have brought their energetic live show around the world, including a well received set at this summer's Lollapalooza and sold out headlining shows in cities from NYC and LA to Toronto, Tokyo, Singapore, London, and Paris. The new fans that have discovered the band via their YouTube videos have enthusiastically responded to their original material, and the group will release their Columbia Records debut full length in 2013.
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