AS IT IS PREMIERES ALBUM STREAM + NEW MUSIC VIDEO

1117AS IT IS PREMIERES ALBUM STREAM + NEW MUSIC VIDEO

A week ahead of the April 21 release of their debut full-length Never Happy, Ever After, As It Is has given fans a chance to listen to the album in its entirety. Fans can still pre-order the new album digitally through iTunes and physically through Merchnow, which each include instant downloads of “Dial Tones”, “Concrete”, and “Cheap Shots & Setbacks.” Listen to Never Happy, Ever After in its entirety HERE.

To coincide with the album stream, the transatlantic pop-rock outfit has premiered their music video for “Cheap Shots & Setbacks.” Filmed in Los Angeles, CA with director Dan Centrone, the video takes places in a robot dystopia where humans are outcasts.

“‘Cheap Shots & Setbacks‘ is in essence about being the outcast, the underdog, but instead of letting it bring you down, embracing it fully; not letting anyone else change the way you feel you should be,” explains guitarist and vocalist Ben Biss. “We can’t wait for everyone to finally hear this album, it feels like it’s been a long time in the works and we just hope it means as much to even one kid as it means to us. We just wanted to create something honest and true to ourselves and we hope people will relate to the depths of the minds of us kids who seem happy on the surface”

As It Is – Cheap Shots & Setbacks video – click here

As It Is have just wrapped up a U.S. tour with Set It Off and are set to take the stage at UK’s Hit The Heck Festival on April 25th and 26th. The band will then co-headline a UK tour with This Wild Life, then charge into the summer on the Vans Warped Tour 2015. Full tour dates listed below.

cheapNEVER HAPPY, EVER AFTER TRACK LIST:
1. Speak Soft
2. Cheap Shots & Setbacks
3. Sorry
4. Drowning Deep In Doubt
5. Dial Tones
6. My Oceans Were Lakes
7. Concrete
8. Turn Back To Me
9. Can’t Save Myself
10. Silence (Pretending’s So Comfortable)
11. You, The Room, & The Devil On Your Shoulder

AS IT IS: The transatlantic pop-rock quintet hails from Brighton, UK consisting of Patty Walters (vocals), Benjamin Biss (vocals, guitar), Andy Westhead (guitar), Patrick Foley (drums), Alistair Testo (bass). As It Is has established a devout fan following with their heart-on-sleeve, honest and relatable lyrics, charged with pop-rock melodies, molding their craft, and steadily building their reputation as one of UK’s brightest new names. The new album will follow their latest release This Mind Of Mine, which was funded completely through their loyal fanbase. Rock Sound Magazine described Never Happy, Ever After as “everything a modern pop-punk album should be,” and by Outburn Magazine as “an impressive first outing that sets the stage for As It Is’ bright future.” The band was noted as One of Alternative Press’ 100 Bands You Need To Know, and voted Best British Newcomer in Rock Sound’s Reader’s Poll. Visit AsItIsOfficial.com to stay up to date.

Everything a modern pop-punk album should be“. – Rock Sound Magazine

One of the finest pop-punk albums of the past few years” – Kerrang! Magazine

AS IT IS TOUR DATES
Apr 25 – Bristol, UK @ Hit The Deck Festival
Apr 26 – Nottingham, UK @ Hit The Deck Festival

CO-HEADLINE UK TOUR w/ THIS WILD LIFE
May 9 – Kingston, UK @ Kingston Fighting Cocks
May 10 – Southampton, UK @ Joiners
May 11 – Cardiff, UK @ Clwb lfor Bach
May 12 – Reading, UK @ Bowery District
May 13 – London, UK @ The Garage
May 14 – Norwich, UK @ Epic Studios
May 16 – Liverpool, UK @ Academy 2
May 17 – Newcastle, UK @ Academy 2
May 18 – Glasgow, UK @ King Tuts
May 19 – Manchester, UK @ SoundControl
May 21 – Oxford, UK @ Academy 2
May 22 – Yeovil, UK @ Westlands

VANS WARPED TOUR
Jun 19 – Pomona, CA @ Pomona Fairplex
Jun 20 – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheater
Jun 21 – Ventura, CA @ Seaside Park – Ventura County Fairgrounds
Jun 23 – Mesa, AZ @ Quail Run Park
Jun 24 – Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheater
Jun 25 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Remington Park
Jun 26 – Houston, TX @ NRG Park Main St Yellow Lot
Jun 27 – Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion
Jun 28 – San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center
Jul 1 – Nashville, TN @ Tennessee State Fairgrounds
Jul 2 – Atlanta, GA @ Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood
Jul 3 – St Petersburg, FL @ Vinoy Park
Jul 4 – West Palm Beach, FL @ Cruzan Amphitheater
Jul 5 – Orlando, FL @ Tinker Field
Jul 6 – Jacksonville, FL @ Morocco Shrine Auditorium and Grounds
Jul 7 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion
Jul 8 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Farm Bureau Live
Jul 9 – Pittsburgh, PA @ First Niagara Pavilion
Jul 10 – Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center
Jul 11 – Wantagh, NY @ Nikon at Jones Beach Amphitheater
Jul 12 – Hartford, CT @ Xfinity Theatre
Jul 14 – Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center
Jul 15 – Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake PAC
Jul 16 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
Jul 17 – Toronto, ON @ Molson Canadian Amphitheater
Jul 18 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
Jul 19 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
Jul 21 – Scranton, PA @ The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
Jul 23 – Cuyahoga Falls, OH @ Blossom Music Center
Jul 24 – Detroit, MI @ The Palace of Auburn Hills Parking Lot
Jul 25 – Chicago, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Jul 26 – Shakopee, MN @ Canterbury Park
Jul 27 – Maryland Heights, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
Jul 28 – Milwaukee, WI @ Marcus Amphitheater
Jul 29 – Noblesville, IN @ Klipsch Music Center
Jul 30 – Bonner Springs, KS @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
Aug 1 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Utah State Fairgrounds
Aug 2 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center Parking Lot
Aug 5 – San Diego, CA @ Qualcomm Stadium Parking Lot
Aug 7 – Portland, OR @ Portland Expo Center
Aug 8 – Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheater

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