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E059 - REVOLUTION IN MOTION Chapter 4

Ep. 59

TOUCHDOWNS ALL DAY w/ JON BARBER & MAX DAWSON.

E059 - REVOLUTION IN MOTION Chapter 4 - After years in the making, the Revolution is upon us! On March 29, 2024 The Disco Biscuits released their long-awaited concept album, REVOLUTION IN MOTION. Touchdowns All Day is proud to present part four of a four AHEM, five-part series exploring the history and mythology of the band’s long-awaited “Space Opera.” Jon Barber and Joey Friedman join Max for a walk through the three songs that make up the album's third chapter: ONE CHANCE TO SAVE THE WORLD, WHY WE DANCE, and TO BE CONTINUED.... Plus, Jon, Joey, and Max reflect back on all that's transpired during the nearly three year process of bringing this story to life. Think of it as a directors' commentary track for the album…and it’s only available on Touchdowns All Day.


REVOLUTION IN MOTION is now available wherever you stream or download music! CDs and 180-gram vinyl double LPs are now available in the band's official store. Check out the full-length animated movie introducing viewers to the world of Polyfuzia, Fuzzies, Space Trains, royal family drama, and the Freeze of Times Square.


Catch the Disco Biscuits on the third leg of their nationwide Why We Dance Tour. For tour dates and ticket sales, including special VIP packages, check out http://discobiscuits.com/site/shows/.


This summer, The Disco Biscuits make their triumphant return to Lafayette, NY for the second BISCOLAND festival. Stay tuned to the band's Instagram, Facebook, and X accounts for more details, including on-sale dates and support acts.

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