Arden Park Roots have spent over 200 hours working on their 4th full length album that will finally be released this Friday, February 28th. As mentioned in The Pier’s 2014 Most Anticipated Albums article, the band told The Pier that the album is set to include 12 or 13 new songs, a long with a cover of “Jolene” by the band, Cake.
The Sacramento, CA based group recorded out of Pus Cavern in Sacramento, CA with producer, Joe Johnston. There’s one collaboration on the album with Legendary Bay Area rapper, Spice 1, who was featured on the song “The Music”. Just recently Arden Park Roots revealed that the album would be titled Burning the Midnight Oil and will be released by Anxiety Boy Records, a full service independent label designed to help national bands network with California bands in the Surf/Rock/Reggae genre.
This is the APR’s first full length album since the 2011 release of Pipe Dreams, which rose to #2 on the iTunes Reggae category. The group kicks off their tour, starting February 28th with the release of their new album. Also on tour with the group, is James Cavern, who is on the new season of NBC’s The Voice and select shows of the tour will feature the band, Pasadena. This tour will lead to them performing at 2 very big reggae festivals with Reggae In The Hills and California Roots Music & Arts Festival. Check the info below & pick up their new album this Friday, February 28th!
Watch: Arden Park Roots – “Under The Sun”