On May 12th Goo Goo Dolls will be releasing a new EP (digitally) entitled ‘You Should Be Happy’. It will also be released on CD on June 16th via Warner Bros Records.
Recorded at East West studios in LA it was produced by Drew Pearson (OneRepublic, Katy Perry) who first collaborated with the band on their most recent album, Boxes. The first single, ‘Use Me’ was written by John Rzeznik and Drew Pearson.
Tattered Edge – You Should Be Happy
The band have confirmed a number of summer tour dates, kicking off on June 23rd at the St. Kitts Music Festival, followed by their ‘Long Way Home’ North American tour starting on July 14th through to Sept 17th.
Goo Goo Dolls – featuring singer and guitarist John Rzeznik and bassist and singer Robby Takac – have been on the road constantly since the release of their 11th studio album, Boxes, lauded by the likes of People, Huffington Post, Metro who called the album a “step forward in the band’s extensive repertoire” and Classic Rock who judged it an “expertly judged slice of plaintive pop music” Boxes features hit “So Alive,” which the Goo Goo Dolls performed everywhere from The Today Show and The Talk to Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Conan. Watch the official video below.
The multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated Goo Goo Dolls are one of the most globally respected and influential forces in popular music, selling more than 12 million albums since 1986. They have scored 14 Top 10 radio hits (more than any other artist in the history of the Hot AC format), including “Name,” “Slide,” and “Iris,” the latter spending nearly 12 straight months on the Billboard charts and holding the No. 1 position for 17 consecutive weeks. The band has toured the globe countless times, performed in front of millions of fans, received numerous awards (including four Grammy nominations), and recorded and released eleven studio albums. Rzeznik has also been honored with the Songwriters Hall of Fame Hal David Starlight Award