CANDLEBOX Releases 'Vexatious' Music Video

CANDLEBOX Releases 'Vexatious' Music Video

CANDLEBOX's music video for the new single "Vexatious", taken from the band's upcoming sixth studio album, "Disappearing In Airports", can be seen below.

"'Vexatious' is about the social networking-obsessed, unlimited bragging rights society we live in, where people come off as entitled yet so insecure," commented CANDLEBOX founder and frontman Kevin Martin. "Whether it's a pop star feuding senselessly with another pop star, or people who can't help but to take 50 different selfies in under a minute missing everything that's happening around them, it's a sad commentary on life that we can't escape. Dating apps, bitching apps, secret sharing apps, apps, apps, apps — they all operate outside of any real or authentic human connection. It's disconnect everywhere and it's destroying us. No one cares what anyone else thinks or feels. It's all 'me, me, me' and, if you ask me, it's fucking sad."

"Disappearing In Airports" will be released on April 22 via Pavement Entertainment. It will be available on all digital platforms (iTunes, Amazon, YouTube Red, Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music) and distributed by MRI/Sony RED. iTunes pre-orders are live now, with instant gratification downloads of "Vexatious", "Supernova", "I've Got A Gun" and "Keep On Waiting".

"Disappearing In Airports" showcases the group's introspective and poetically candid songwriting with its signature musical immediacy. CANDLEBOX worked with producers Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland (AUGUST BURNS RED, EVERCLEAR, RIVERS OF NIHIL), cutting the record at Think Loud Studios in York, Pennsylvania. With vocalist Kevin Martin, Dave Krusen on drums, Adam Kury on bass and the addition of guitarists Mike Leslie and Brian Quinn, the recommitment to creating music that is "pissed and urgent" as well as bringing a new energy to the live show is at this record's core.

"I want to take CANDLEBOX into a new world, and this record is very different, very diverse for us," said Kevin Martin. "It's about growth and pushing the band in the direction for a new audience."

"Disappearing In Airports" track listing:

01. Only Because Of You
02. Vexatious
03. Supernova
04. Alive At Last
05. I've Got A Gun
06. I Want It Back
07. The Bridge
08. Spotlights
09. Crazy
10. God's Gift
11. Keep On Waiting *

*digital only bonus track

CANDLEBOX is currently on a headlining U.S. tour in anticipation of the new album. The initial leg of the "Disappearing in Airports Tour 2016" will continue through the first week of May, including festival stops at Welcome To Rockville and Carolina Rebellion.

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