Say Anything Deluxe
The deluxe edition includes a vinyl LP of the album, a standard CD, MP3 album download, as well as a highly coveted early demo CD of 9 songs entitled Say Anything's Secret Origin, capturing the original recordings that were the inspirational root of the album. The package also includes custom-crafted items such as a 2 sided 3-D poster and glasses (naturally), a Say Anything branded guitar pick, and a band-designed "bandmember" t-shirt, replicating the uniforms the band wears in the album packaging and in their video for the first single "HATE EVERYONE." Additionally, the package also includes an iron-on decal for fans to make their own capes, as represented on the "superkid" superhero image on cover of their album. This limited deluxe edition is available now for pre-order at www.sayanythingmusic.com for $89.
Say Anything, the 12-song collection was produced by veteran producer/mixer/engineer Neal Avron, who has also worked with Weezer, The Wallflowers, Fall Out Boy, and Everclear, among many others. The band — which is frontman Max Bemis, drummer Coby Linder, bassist Alex Kent, guitarists Jake Turner and Jeff Turner, and keyboardist Parker Case — recorded it in early 2009 at the Boat Studio in Los Angeles. Say Anything is the first studio album from the band since its critically acclaimed 2007 double-disc In Defense of the Genre, which Entertainment Weekly praised as an "ambitious artistic statement" and Alternative Press called "an opus that musicians more than twice Bemis' age could only hope to create."
Say Anything's 32-date tour which kicks off on October 14th at the House of Blues in Anaheim has the high-energy rock outfit crisscrossing the U.S. and Canada with opening acts Eisley and Moneen.
Say Anything exploded onto the music scene with their 2004 Doghouse Records debut …Is A Real Boy, which told the ultimate coming-of-age story in a swirling storm of sex, drugs, angst, and gut-wrenchingly honest rock & roll. Bemis' unraveling after the album's release is, by now, well-known among fans of the band, who stuck with Say Anything through Bemis' various health problems, including a long-struggle with bi-polar disorder. In 2005, Say Anything signed with RCA Music Group, which re-released …Is A Real Boy with a bonus CD entitled …Was A Real Boy in 2006, following Bemis' successful rehabilitation. Over the years, Say Anything has toured with such artists as My Chemical Romance, Manchester Orchestra, Dashboard Confessional, Saves the Day, mewithoutyou, Ben Lee, and appeared on the Warped Tour in summer 2008.
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