Taking Back Sunday to release career retrospective album + announce first leg of 20th anniversary tour playing first 3 albums

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Taking Back Sunday have announced some big plans for their 20th anniversary next year, with plans for a special world tour and plans to release a career-spanning compilation album that covers all of their seven full-length studio albums: 2002’s Tell All Your Friends, 2004’s Where You Want to Be, 2006’s Louder Now, 2009’s New Again, 2011’s Taking Back Sunday, 2014’s Happiness Is, and 2016’s Tidal Wave.

The album, Twenty, will be 21 songs and will be released on January 11th. The track-listing and more details will be announced soon, and pre-sales for the album will go live on October 30th, 2018. In addition to the songs off previous albums, the compilation will feature two new songs from Taking Back Sunday.

“It feels strange to say out loud…2019 marks 20 years since I joined Taking Back Sunday and my life changed forever,” remarks vocalist Adam Lazzara. “So, next year we will be traveling the world to celebrate the amazing brotherhood, music and life we have created together over the past 20 years. We hope you can join us for what is sure to be an experience to remember.”

Regarding the 20th anniversary tour — with the first leg announced that includes Australia, Asia, North America, and South America — Taking Back Sunday have something special in store for their fans. At all of their shows, the band will be performing Tell All Your Friends in its entirety. For shows where the band are performing over two nights, each set will offer a double-album play — which the band will use a specially designed coin to flip and decide between performing either Where You Want to Be or Louder Now, in addition to Tell All Your Friends. In instances where they are only in a city for one night, they will perform Tell All Your Friends and fan favorites from across their catalogue.

You will find all of Taking Back Sunday’s announced tour dates for their 20th anniversary celebration, and be on the lookout for additional legs to be announced.

Australia, 2019 (Pre-sale 10/12, regular on-sale 10/15):

January 9:        HQ, Adelaide

January 11:       170 Russell, Melbourne

January 12:       UNIFY Gathering, Tarwin Lower (on-sale now)

January 14:       Metro Theatre, Sydney

January 15:       Metro Theatre, Sydney

January 16:       The Triffid, Brisbane

January 17:       The Triffid, Brisbane

Asia, 2019 (on-sale soon):

January 19:       TBA, Singapore,

January 21:       Space Odd, Tokyo, Japan

January 26:       New Frontier Theater, Manila, Philippines

South America (on-sale 10/9):

March 13:         Amon Solar, San Jose, Costa Rica

March 15:         Club Subterraneo, Santiago, Chile

March 16:         Roxy Live, Buenos Aires, Argentina

March 17:         Fabrique Club, São Paulo, Brasil

North America, 2019 first leg(VIP & pre-sale 10/16, regular on-sale 10/19):

January 29:       Beartooth Theatre, Anchorage, AK

February 1:       The Republik, Honolulu, HI

February 2:       The Republik, Honolulu, HI

March 25 & 26: House Of Blues, Houston, TX

March 28 & 29: Emo’s, Austin, TX

March 30 & 31: House Of Blues, Dallas, TX

April 1:              Charley B’s, Lubbock, TX

April 3:              Sunshine Theater, Albuquerque, NM

April 4 & 5:        Marquee Theatre, Phoenix, AZ

April 6 & 7:        The Observatory North Park, San Diego, CA

April 11 & 12:    Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, CA

April 13 & 14:    The Warfield, San Francisco, CA

April 16 & 17:    Ace of Spades, Sacramento, CA

April 19 & 20:    Crystal Ballroom, Portland, OR

April 21 & 22:    Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC

April 24:            MacEwan Hall, Calgary, AB

April 26:            Burton Cummings Theatre, Winnipeg, MB

April 27 & 28:    First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN

April 30 & May 1: The Summit, Denver, CO

May 2 & 3:        The Complex, Salt Lake City, UT

May 4 & 5:        House Of Blues, Las Vegas, NV