Circles Around the Sun has unveiled the video for “Babyman,” the first single and lead track off the group’s upcoming self-titled studio album, to be released on March 13, 2020. The video was directed and animated by Steven Mertens (Regina Spektor, Dan Auerbach, Sheryl Crow).
Recorded just a week before guitarist and founding member Neal Casal tragically took his own life, Circles Around the Sun marks the third studio album from the group. Casal left behind a note asking surviving members Adam MacDougall (keys), Dan Horne (bass) and Mark Levy (drums) to move forward with the band. Along with a rotation of guitarist, the three have been doing precisely that, with Scott Metzger (Wolf!, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead) filling in on guitar.
“We love this music. The three of us—Dan, Mark, and myself—we really love it and really don’t want to stop playing it,” says MacDougall. “I don’t want our decision to come off in any other way than based on the fact we really, really love this band so much. We would always sit around and talk about the dream: the feeling of what it was like to be a teenager and start your own band. It’s your band, with everyone pulling their own weight, doing their part. This band felt like being in high school again.”
Circles Around the Sun 2020 Tour Dates
12/29 – Fort Collins, CO – Aggie Theater
12/30 – Englewood, CO – The Gothic
12/31 – Crested Butte, CO – Crested Butte Public House
1/7-12 – Miami, FL – Jam Cruise
1/16-19 – Cancun, MX – Playing In The Sand
3/28 – Frisco, CO – 10 Mile Ride: A Deadhead Ski Trip
4/3-5 – Ventura, CA – Skull & Roses Festival