Collective Soul plots spring, summer dates
Alt-rockers Collective Soul will remain on the road throughout much of 2010 in support of the band's most recent studio album, an eponymous set issued last fall.
The outing continues March 13 in Orlando, FL, and the group shows dates lined up through October, including a steady stream of festivals and fairs over the summer months. Details are included at right.
The Atlanta-based outfit continues to support last year's self-titled effort, informally known as "Rabbit," the band's eighth studio set and first since 2007's "Afterwords." The 11-track album, which marked the group's debut for the Loud & Proud/Roadrunner label, is the band's first to feature songs--"You" and "Understanding"--written by all the members of the group.
"Everybody just really took a big step, dug in, and worked together as a band. It was really nice," lead singer/guitarist/keyboardist Ed Roland said in a press release. "It made everything smoother and that's why I think it's the best work we've done in years."
The multi-platinum rockers have had several tracks make it to the big screen in recent months. "Hollywood," a cut from the band's 2007 release "Afterwords," was featured on the soundtrack to the tween blockbuster "Twilight," while season-seven "American Idol" winner David Cook performed the rockers' 1995 hit "The World I Know" near the season's end. Roland subsequently collaborated with Cook on his eponymous debut, which surfaced in 2008.