Boys Like Girls Sophomore Album ‘Love Drunk’ Debuts In Billboard Top 10

It is easy to see that Boys Like Girls have plenty of Love Drunk fans! The group’s sophomore album – Love Drunk – debuted at #8 on the Billboard’s Top 200 Albums Chart with more than 40,000 albums sold.

The title track, which is also the band’s first single, shot up the Top 40 Radio chart, to #12 to go along with 13 new adds this week, including WKSC/Chicago and WWWQ/Atlanta.

They should he really happy to see the single, “Love Drunk” sold more than 600,000 tracks since its release two months ago.

Jimmy Kimmel Live

Boys Like Girls’ release week started on Jimmy Kimmel Live, on September 8th. It ended with a free hometown area concert at Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots. Lead singer Martin Johnson performed the National Anthem at their Monday Night Football home opener on Monday.

Love Drunk gained glowing reviews from People Magazine, Alternative Press, The New York Times, and Billboard Magazine who wrote … ” … these songs will be heard for many years to come.”

The band always sees their biggest critics as the fans that supported them over the past three years. BLG plans to thank those fans with a live and interactive performance through Facebook September 16th at 7pm. With the support of Livestream, the band will both perform new songs and take questions from fans in real time throughout their performance which can be viewed by all BLG Facebook fans’ news feeds.

Headline Tour

Boys Like Girls – Martin Johnson (vocals, guitar), Paul DiGiovanni (lead guitar, vocals), Brian Donahue (bass guitar, vocals) and John Keefe (drums) – will start a headline tour presented by OP with Cobra Starship supporting on October 14, in Buffalo, NY. OP is an authentic, surf inspired California lifestyle brand for all seasons. The Op collection is available exclusively at Walmart in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Here is the complete tour itinerary.

    OCTOBER
    14     Buffalo, NY          Rapid Theatre
    15     Columbus, OH         LC Pavilion
    16     Kalamazoo, MI        Western Michigan University
    17     Milwaukee, WI        Eagles Ballroom
    18     Chicago, IL          Riviera
    20     Denver, CO           Ogden Theatre
    21     Pocatello, ID        El Rey
    23     San Francisco, CA    Warfield Theatre
    24     San Diego, CA        SOMA
    25     Las Vegas, NV        Henderson Pavilion
    27     Los Angeles, CA      Club Nokia
    28     Phoenix, AZ          Mesa Amphitheatre
    30     McAllen, TX          Las Palmas Racetrack
    31     Dallas, TX           Nokia Theatre (with All Time Low)

    NOVEMBER
    1      Houston, TX          Warehouse
    3      Nashville, TN        Rocketown
    5      Fort Lauderdale, FL  Revolution
    6      Jacksonville, FL     Bourbon Street Station
    7      Orlando, FL          House of Blues
    8      Atlanta, GA          Tabernacle
    10     Charlotte, NC        Amos
    11     Norfolk, VA          Norva
    12     Louisville, KY       Expo Five
    13     St. Louis, MO        Pageant
    14     Detroit, MI          Clutch Cargos
    15     Toronto, ON          Kool Haus
    18     Albany, NY           Northern Lights
    19     Allentown, PA        Crocodile Rock
    20     Sayreville, NJ       Starland Ballroom
    21     Philadelphia, PA     Electric Factory
    25     New York, NY         Nokia Theatre
    27-28  Boston, MA           Showcase Live


    LOVE DRUNK Track Listing

    1.     Heart Heart Heartbreak
    2.     Love Drunk
    3.     She's Got A Boyfriend Now
    4.     Two Is Better Than One (feat. Taylor Swift)
    5.     Contagious
    6.     Real Thing
    7.     Someone Like You
    8.     The Shot Heard Round The World
    9.     The First One
    10.    Chemicals Collide
    11.    Go

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