The Black Hollies Stream New Single, Kick Off North American Tour

posted May 29, 2009

The Black Hollies Stream New Single, Kick Off North American Tour

The Black Hollies will be kicking off a nationwide US tour, along with a stop in Canada, starting tonight in New York, and have also posted “Gloomy Monday Morning,” the first single off their new album, on their MySpace page. The new Black Hollies album, “Softly Towards The Light,” is out September 1st on Ernest Jenning Record Co.

Their debut LP, "Crimson Reflections," followed shortly after, and in March of 2008, the group's second LP, "Casting Shadows" was released. The departure of one of the group's founding members, drummer Scott Thomas Bolasci, was an extremely sad but understanding one. Shortly afterward, sticksman, Nick Ferrante filled the drum throne and the band set off on two tours of North America.

Upon returning back from their second tour, Justin Angelo Morey heard a song called, "If It's All The Same To You Babe" by the Luther Ingram Orchestra. This particular song would serve as the catalyst for the upcoming writing sessions that would immediately follow their return home.

The Black Hollies are: Justin Angelo Morey - Vocals, Bass, Vibraphone, Percussion; Herbert Joseph Wiley V - Guitar, vocals; Jon Gonnelli - Organ, Mellotron, Piano, Guitar; and Nicholas Ferrante – Drums.

Tracklisting for Softly Towards The Light:

  1. Run With Me Run
  2. Gloomy Monday Morning
  3. When You're Not There
  4. Everything's Fine
  5. Number Ten Girl
  6. Lead Me To Your Fire
  7. Let Me Be The One
  8. Can't Stop These Tears (From Falling)
  9. How Did We Get Here
  10. Don't Be Afraid To Ask

The Black Hollies Live!

  • 5.29.09 Brooklyn, NY The Bell House w/ La Strada, Chris Mills
  • 5.30.09 New Haven, CT Cafe 9 w/ La Strada, Chris Mills
  • 5.31.09 Allston, MA Obrien's Pub w/ La Strada, Chris Mills
  • 6.1.09 Winooski, VT The Monkey House
  • 6.2.09 La Divan Orange Montreal, Quebec
  • 6.3.09 Toronto, Ontario TBA
  • 6.4.09 Rochester, NY Bug Jar
  • 6.5.09 Jersey City, NJ Groove On Grove
  • 6.5.09 Jersey City, NJ Grand Bank Cafe (Late show)
  • 6.6.09 Washington, DC Rock And Roll Hotel
  • 6.7.09 Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brendas
  • 6.8.09 Pittsburgh, PA Howlers Coyote Cafe
  • 6.9.09 Hamtramck, MI The Painted Lady
  • 6.11.09 Madison, WI The Frequency
  • 6.12.09 Minneapolis, MN Hexagon Bar
  • 6.13.09 Saint Paul, MN Turf Club
  • 6.15.09 Lawrence, KS Jackpot Saloon
  • 6.16.09 Kansas City, MO Record Bar
  • 6.17.09 St. Louis, MO The Wedge
  • 6.18.09 Memphis, TN Hi- Tone
  • 6.19.09 Nashville, TN Mercy Lounge
  • 6.20.09 Louisville, KY Cahoots
  • 6.22.09 Athens, GA Caledonia Lounge
  • 6.23.09 Atlanta, GA Earl
  • 6.24.09 Charlotte, NC Tremont Music Hall @ Casbah Room
  • 6.25.09 Chapel Hill, NC Local 506
  • 6.26.09 Norfolk, VA Boot
  • 6.27.09 Manchester, MD Farm Festival
  • 6.28.09 Rowayton, CT Bailey Beach Stage