Gritty, Jangly Title Track From Upcoming LP ‘Bobby Fuller Died For Your Sins’

Chuck Prophet Announces Spring Tour Dates with The Mission Express, Headlining Bowery Ballroom on March 29 with The Bottle Rockets

Chuck Prophet has unveiled "Bobby Fuller Died For Your Sins," the title track from his upcoming LP out February 10th on Yep Roc. The gritty and jangly song pays homage to the legendary "I Fought The Law" singer. The story of Bobby Fuller, who died mysteriously in 1960s Los Angeles, sits at the crossroads of some of the record's main themes: death, celebrity and the disillusion of a California dream. Tales of doomed love, loneliness and fast-paced violence add to a musical narrative that Prophet describes as "California noir."

Listen to "Bobby Fuller Died For Your Sins" here:

The title track is the second song to be released off the new record, following "Bad Year For Rock and Roll," a lament for the fallen greats of 2016. "The Thin White Duke took a final bow / there's one more star in the heavens now" Prophet croons on "Bad Year."

In a feature, Salon proclaimed "'Bad Year for Rock and Roll' deserves to become 2016's grim anthem," comparing the record sonically to Chuck's California forebearers like The Byrds, Love and The Beach Boys:

Prophet has also announced a U.S. tour with his band The Mission Express for March and April 2017, following a European tour in February. Dates for the Midwest and East Coast are below, with the rest of the country to follow.

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Tour Dates:

2/8/17 – Hamburg, DE – Knust

2/9/17 – Berlin, DE – Frannz

2/10/17 – Geislingen an der Steuge, DE - Ratschenmuhle

2/11/17 – Ravensburg, DE - Zehntscheuer

2/12/17 – Wesel, DE – Jugendzentrum Karo

2/13/17 – Utrecht, NL - Tivoli Vredenburg

2/14/17 – Oxford, UK – The Bullingdon

2/15/17 – Glasgow , UK- ABC2

2/16/17 – Leeds, UK – The Brudnell Social Club

2/17/17 – Manchester, UK - The Deaf Institute

2/18/17 – Winchester, UK – The Railway

2/19/17 – Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms

2/20/17 – Bristol, UK – The Tunnels

2/21/17 – London, UK – The Garage

2/22/17 – Amsterdam, NL - Bitterzoet

2/23/17 – Leiden, NL – QBUS

3/10/17 – Austin, TX – Continental Club

3/11/17 – Austin, TX – Continental Club

3/12/17 – Dallas, TX – Sundown at Granada

[MOST US Dates a co-bill with The Bottle Rockets (Check the listings)

3/16/17 – Madison, WI – High Noon Saloon w/ The Bottle Rockets

3/17/17 - Chicago - Old School of Folk w/ The Bottle Rockets

3/18/17 – Milwaukee, WI – Shank Hall w/ The Bottle Rockets

3/21/17 – Toronto, ON – Horseshoe Tavern

3/22/17 – Buffalo, NY – Sportsmen's Tavern

3/24/17 – Newport, KY – The Southgate House Revival

3/25/17 – Cleveland, OH - Beachland Ballroom

3/26/17 – Pittsburgh, PA – Club Café

3/28/17 – Washington, DC – The Hamilton Live w/ The Bottle Rockets

3/29/17 – New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom w/ The Bottle Rockets

3/30/17 – Philadelphia, PA – World Café Live w/ The Bottle Rockets

4/1/17 – Northampton, MA – Iron Horse Music Hall w/ The Bottle Rockets

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