Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Mastodon and Feist To Release Digital Version of Popular Record Store Day Split-Single "Feistodon" Exclusive "A Commotion" / "Black Tongue" Available Today, July 31st


Mastodon and Feist are pleased to announce that they will release a digital version of their popular 7" vinyl single, "A Commotion" / "Black Tongue," today - Tuesday, July 31st via Warner Bros. Records and Cherrytree/Interscope Records. The tracks will be available at all participating digital retailers. Click here to order.

This highly sought after release will also include a special Interactive "A Commotion"music video directed by Vice Cooler, and will also premiere today onwww.listentofeist.com and www.mastodonrocks.com. The video is launched by an HTML5 "Feistodon" video app that allows users to crossfade between Feist and Mastodon's versions of the "A Commotion" to make their own unique versions.

The "Feistodon" split-single was one of the most in-demand exclusives during Record Store Day this past April 21st. It features Mastodon covering the Feist song "A Commotion," from her current highly acclaimed current album "Metals" (Interscope) while Feist covers Mastodon's "Black Tongue" - a track from the Atlanta rock band's critically lauded present album The Hunter. Only 5000 color vinyl 7" singles were pressed up and sold out instantly.

Mastodon and Leslie Feist met while appearing on the same episode of UK talk showLater... with Jools Holland last October. They were both so impressed with each other's performances that they decided to work together.

Mastodon recently wrapped up a European tour supporting The Hunter. The band will return to England in August to perform at the Reading and Leeds festivals:

Sat Aug 25            Reading Festival            Reading, UK
Sun Aug 26            Leeds Festival                Leeds, UK

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