After quietly composing and recording throughout the fall of 2020, GRAMMY® Award-nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE have announced the release of their eighth full-length studio album, Into The Mystery. To herald the record’s arrival, the band has shared the album’s first single and title track “Into The Mystery”. The song is available to stream and download now via Elektra Records HERE. It is also accompanied by an official music video. Watch it on the band’s YouTube channel HERE.
The band has also announced its first tour in over two years. This Fall, NEEDTOBREATHE will embark on their Into The Mystery Tour in the US with support from Switchfoot and The New Respects. The 38-city trek will visit iconic venues such as Denver, CO’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre and Los Angeles, CA’s Greek Theatre, and see the band perform their first-ever headline show at Nashville, TN’s Bridgestone Arena.
The Into The Mystery tour will kick off on September 7, 2021 in St. Louis, MO, and wrap on October 30, 2021 in Atlanta, GA. Pre-sale tickets for the tour will be available for The Insiders Fan Club beginning Monday, May 10 at 10:00am ET HERE, and general on sale begins this Friday, May 14 at 12:00pm local time HERE.
Just as their critically acclaimed 2020 album Out of Body impacted audiences, NEEDTOBREATHE capitalized on a rush of inspiration and rode the wave of creativity. Without telling a soul, the band decamped to a historic house-turned-recording studio in Columbia, TN to begin working on new music. Over the course of three weeks, they resided under one roof, laughed during meals, explored their surroundings, and recorded together with co-producer and engineer Konrad Snyder and special guests. Out of this de facto creative hub and “extended summer camp,” they handcrafted an album reflective of the moment, yet independent of all expectations—even their own. For as intimate as the story may seem, they filmed every minute of it for an upcoming documentary entitled, INTO THE MYSTERY. Watch a teaser for the film HERE.
About Into The Mystery, the band shared, “Probably more than any other record of ours, it was a product of what was going on in the world and our environment. We didn’t second guess ourselves much or look over our shoulders. Even the spirit of the record was a result of the moment. You can hear everybody’s personality and imprint. It felt like we got this opportunity to make a record like a family.”
The past 12 months represent one of the most prolific periods in the band’s career thus far. They recently unveiled Live from the Woods Vol. 2—a live album recorded during three sold out, socially distanced outdoor concerts at Pelham, TN’s famed The Caverns. The band previewed the album with an appearance on CBS’s The Late Late Show with James Corden. Watch their interview and performance of “Alive”HERE. Meanwhile, Out of Body debuted in the top 5 across three Billboard charts, and received critical acclaim from Billboard, People, Spin, Southern Living, American Songwriter, Taste of Country, and more.
INTO THE MYSTERY TOUR DATES
September 07, 2021 – St. Louis, MO – Saint Louis Music Park
September 08, 2021 – Kansas City, MO – Midland Theatre
September 10, 2021 – Denver, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre
September 11, 2021 – Salt Lake City, UT – Sandy City Amphitheater
September 13, 2021 – Phoenix, AZ – Arizona Federal Theatre
September 14, 2021 – San Diego, CA – Cal Coast Credit Union OAT
September 16, 2021 – Los Angeles, CA – Greek Theatre
September 17, 2021 – Saratoga, CA – The Mountain Winery
September 18, 2021 – Bend, OR – Les Schwab Amphitheater
September 19, 2021 – Seattle, WA – Marymoor Amphitheater
September 21, 2021 – Missoula, MT – KettleHouse Amphitheater
September 23, 2021 – Fargo, MN – Bluestem Center for the Arts – Bluestem Amphitheater
September 24, 2021 – Minneapolis, MN – Armory
September 25, 2021 – Madison, WI – The Sylvee
September 26, 2021 – Indianapolis, IN – Amphitheater at White River State Park
September 28, 2021 – Cincinnati, OH – Andrew J Brady ICON Music Center
September 30, 2021 – Chicago, IL – Radius
October 01, 2021 – Detroit, MI – Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill
October 02, 2021 – Cleveland, OH – Nautica Pavilion
October 03, 2021 – Pittsburgh, PA – Robert Morris University – UPMC Events Center
October 07, 2021 – Philadelphia, PA – The Met Philadelphia
October 08, 2021 – Boston, MA – Leader Bank Pavilion
October 09, 2021 – New York, NY – The Rooftop at Pier 17
October 10, 2021 – Washington, DC – The Anthem
October 12, 2021 – Louisville, KY – The Louisville Palace Theater
October 14, 2021 – Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
October 15, 2021 – Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheater
October 16, 2021 – Greenville, SC – Bon Secours Wellness Arena
October 17, 2021 – Charleston, SC – North Charleston Coliseum
October 19, 2021 – Rogers, AR – Walmart AMP
October 21, 2021 – Austin, TX – Moody Amphitheater
October 22, 2021 – Houston, TX – Smart Financial Centre
October 23, 2021 – Dallas, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
October 24, 2021 – Oklahoma City, OK – Zoo Amphitheatre
October 27, 2021 – Memphis, TN – Memphis Botanic Garden
October 28, 2021 – Birmingham, AL – Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
October 29, 2021 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
October 30, 2021 – Atlanta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
Since 1998, NEEDTOBREATHE have quietly emerged as a dynamic force in rock music, topping the charts, selling out historic venues, and generating hundreds of millions of streams to date. The band have gathered one platinum single, four gold singles, and a gold album. Along the way, “Multiplied” notched their first GRAMMY® nomination. Simultaneously, they performed to sold out crowds at arenas and amphitheaters coast to coast. In addition to garnering two nods at the Billboard Music Awards, they’ve attracted acclaim from People, Rolling Stone, Forbes, and many more. In 2020, they sowed the seeds for rebirth with Out of Body. It bowed in the Top 5 of three Billboard charts and reeled in acclaim. Within weeks of its release, the quintet—Bear Rinehart [vocals, guitar], Seth Bolt [bass, vocals], Josh Lovelace [keys, vocals], Randall Harris [drums], and Tyler Burkum [guitar]—stole away to an old historic house in Columbia, TN where they lived together, ate together, laughed together, and recorded together for three weeks in the fall of 2020. They returned home with their eighth album and documentary Into The Mystery [Elektra Records]. It’s the kind of record that could only be made by a band who has been through it all and still has enough faith to keep encouraging one another. It’s NEEDTOBREATHE.