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GOOD CHARLOTTE - promo shot - 5-13-16Multi-platinum-selling icons have announced a new U.K. single “Life Changes” taken from their forthcomingsixth studio album YOUTH AUTHORITY which will be releasedon Friday, July 15th.  You can pre-order the album (here) and will be rewarded with instant grat downloads of “”, “40oz Dream” and starting tomorrow, the new track “Life Changes” (YT LINK).”Life Changes” will be available on all DSPs on Friday, May 13.

“When we went to make this record I just wanted to make a record that I would love to listen to driving around, and feeling like a kid again. That was the goal,” Benji Madden says.

They accomplish that time and again on the mature YOUTH AUTHORITY, from the old-school pop/punk opener “Life Changes” to the joyous sing-along refrain of “Reason To Stay,” featuring Simon Neil (Biffy Clyro), and the upbeat pop energy of “Keep Swingin” featuringadditional vocals from Kellin Quinn (Sleeping with Sirens) as well as “The Outfield” and “WAR,” the group’s heaviest song to date.For the new album, the group also collaborated with John Feldmann who produced the original albums.

 The multi-platinum-selling group’s first single, the retro “” is impacting radio charts starting this week. Watch the clip for “40 oz. Dream”which Rolling Stone hailed “colorful and nostalgic… [the] song looks back on the time when the band was on the come-up in L.A.’s punk scene.” Watch and share the group’s hilarious video for the song .A video for “Life Changes” will be released in the coming weeks.

After performing a handful of sold-out east coast dates, the icons have announced special shows on the this summer. The trek will launch on Tuesday, July 19 in Noblesville, IN and continuing through Thursday, July 28 in Kansas City, KS. Catch live in the UK at this year’s Reading and Leeds festivals on August 26 – 28th. More dates will be announced soon.

Catch GOOD CHARLOTTE at the following dates below.

Date                      Location               Venue

TUE        7/19       Noblesville, IN   Klipsch Music Center

WED      7/20       Cuyahoga Falls, OH          Blossom Music Center

THU       7/21       Cincinnati, OH    Riverbend Music Center

FRI          7/22       Auburn Hills, MI                The Palace of Auburn Hills

SAT        7/23       Tinley Park, IL     Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

SUN       7/24       Shakopee, MN  Canterbury Park

TUE        7/26       Milwaukee, WI  Henry Maier Festival Park

WED      7/27       Maryland Heights, MO   Hollywood Casino AmphitheatreGOOD CHARLOTTE - cd art1 - 5-13-16

THU       7/28       Kansas City, KS  Providence Medical Center Amphitheater

European Tour Dates

THU       8/18       Hasselt, BE          Pukklepop

SAT        8/20       Cologne, DE        Live Music Hall

SUN       8/21       Eindhoven, NL   Effenaar

FRI          8/26       Leeds, UK            Leeds Festival

SUN       8/28       Reading, UK        Reading Festival

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