City Canyons Announces Release of The Alright's Debut Album, HIGH SCHOOL, and Kicks Off North American Radio Campaign

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City Canyons releases HIGH SCHOOL, the debut album of the dynamic Minnesota trio, The Alrights, and kicks off a nationwide radio promotion for the band today, September 5 to be followed by The Alrights' tour of the midwest and northeast.

City Canyons Records announced today the special limited release of The Alrights new album, HIGH SCHOOL to select online and retail stores, with national distribution to follow on October 17. The Alrights, based in Duluth, Minnesota will tour extensively in support of HIGH SCHOOL throughout the midwest and northeast with the support of a a national radio promotion throughout North America in association with college, independent and Triple A stations. The radio promotion, also kicking off today, will be handled by Planetary Group in Boston, MA.

HIGH SCHOOL features catchy, memorable, original material with songs featuring a rich gumbo of musical influences -- all melding into one tasty sonic treat. Whether music fans listen to HIGH SCHOOL in its recorded form or have the pleasure of seeing the band live on its current tour, they will inevitably hear true diversity. One song is rock, another is soul influenced. One sounds like a spiritual, another punk. One may be smooth and exact with complex vocal harmonies and thoughtful arrangements, the next might be raw, almost garage. Whatever form each song takes, the music comes together in a superb and seamless whole and marks the band as among the best young alternative rockers in North America.

The core of The Alrights is the musical wizardry of vocalist and guitarist/ivory tickler Toby Churchill. The other components that further refine the distinctive sound of the band are the rock solid presence of Chad "Chavo" Amborn on drums and the sweet harmonies and the steady yet fluid, funky and emotional bass playing of Danny Cosgrove

Current dates on The Alright's 2006 tour include:

Sep 14 9:00 p.m.     Pizza Luce'     Duluth, MN

Sep 15 9:00 p.m.     Kathy's Pub     Rochester, MN

Sep 16 9:00 p.m.     The Rox     Saint Cloud, MN

Sep 18 9:00 p.m.     The Smiling Moose     Pittsburgh, PA

Sep 19 9:00 p.m.     The Red Lion     NYC, NY

Sep 20 7:00 p.m        Radio Bean Coffeehouse Burlington, VT

Sep 22 9:00 p.m.     The Oasis     New London, CT

Sep 25 9:00 p.m.     The Belmont     Hamtramck, MI

Sep 27 6:30 p.m.     Spaghettis     Des Moines, IA

Sep 28 9:00 p.m.     Ogaras     Saint Paul, MN

Sep 29 9:00 p.m.     The Reef (Part 1)     Duluth, MN

Sep 30 9:00 p.m.     The Reef (Part 2)     Duluth, MN

Oct 2      8:00 p.m.      The Red Raven     Fargo, ND

Oct 3      9:00 p.m.     Nutty's     Sioux Falls, SD

For more information on The Alrights or to arrange interviews with the band, please contact Katherine Brodsky at Random Minds PR. The City Canyons Records website may be visited at North American distribution of HIGH SCHOOL is by Avalon Distribution. Retailers, please contact Alan Czerkies at (407) 886-5697 to pre-order HIGH SCHOOL. HIGH SCHOOL is currently available to consumers online at CD Baby, and at the City Canyons Online Store.

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