|(New York, NY) – In celebration of the 20th year anniversary of their 1990 debut multi platinum release “Shake Your MoneyMaker,” The Black Crowes will release their first-ever double album of all acoustic material titled, Croweology on August 3rd.
The track, “Jealous Again” is currently featured as Amazon’s Free Song of the Day through Sunday, July 25th. Click here to get the special preview from Croweology.
Croweology was produced by Paul Stacey and recorded at Sunset Sound. The work will feature the bands most well known songs, rarities from their extensive catalogue and selected covers.
The Black Crowes also recently announced their “Say Goodnight To The Bad Guys” Tour which begins on August 12 and will again conclude with the band’s annual five night stand at the Fillmore in San Francisco on December 19th. The extensive tour will see the band perform full three hour sets comprised of both an entire acoustic and electric set. Following the conclusion of “Say Goodnight to the Bad Guys” Tour the band has planned a lengthy hiatus.“With a smile so wide you can count my teeth and with a heart so full of love that it is spilling over the rim, I offer a humble and simple thank you. Thank you for your time, your imaginations, your heartaches and joy. Thank you for 20 years of cosmic rock n roll. 20 years of keeping it weird. 20 years of chasing horizons and before the band that dares dream out loud puts it down for a while, we are proud to give you our Croweology. This year the music is only for you as we celebrate what has been, what is now and whatever will be.” – Chris Robinson
“At this milestone in our career, I feel very fortunate that I have had the opportunity to spend my life making music. It’s been 20 years since we started out on this journey. I would like to extend my deep gratitude to all of our fans who have been there with us along the way. We would not have gotten here without your support. Every night I stand on the stage I feel great pride and respect for what we share with our fans. After this tour we are going to take some much needed time to spend with our families. But for now, we are very much looking forward to a great year of touring. I look forward to seeing all your familiar faces again on the road. See you soon.” – Rich Robinson
“20 Years Gone-To look back over the past twenty years …there are so many thoughts, feelings, and memories of all shapes and sizes that it’s tough to process it all. Lots of ups and downs, lots of everything. One can easily get lost in the labyrinth of those many experiences. However, there is one constant-and that’s an overwhelming sense of gratitude to all of you that have supported us for the past twenty years. Our tour this year serves as a very large THANK YOU to all in attendance. Whether you have seen us one time, ten times, a hundred times, or more, it goes without saying that we wouldn’t be here without you. The lives that we all lead, and the opportunities that we have been presented with, all trace directly back to your support. Thank You, Thank You, Thank You! And after this tour, we’ll be taking a nice, long, much needed break. We are all in agreement (no, seriously, we are!) that this is the right time to spend time with our families, friends, outside musical and non-musical projects and of course, our personal lives. So, we’re going out swinging with all we got. Let’s all join hands and share the ride!” – Steve Gorman