FOOLING APRIL, PHILADELPHIA POP-ROCK FAVORITES, CELEBRATE “THE MOMENT” WITH THEIR SOPHOMORE FULL-LENGTH ALBUM, "IN THE NOW" SET FOR APRIL, 2007
Philadelphia , PA , December 1st, 2006 – This April, Fooling April invites listeners to join them "In the Now".
Pop rock mainstays on the Philadelphia scene, Fooling April is known for sprinkling their catchy melodic hooks with cutting edge humor. With this potent mix, the band has created a loyal nationwide following.
“In the Now” is the title track of the upcoming album of the same name and it's the song that most excites Kenneth. He said, “In the Now' is probably the song I am most proud of in terms of what it means and its message at this point in my life. It's my chance to remind people of why the now is all that we need.”
"In the Now" builds on the success of their first album, "Every Good Boy Does Fine". Fooling April's first single from their first album, “Firefly”, spent three months at #1 on Clear Channel's unsigned Top 10, earning spins on Top 40 radio in major US markets. Stations getting ahead of the curve by featuring Fooling April have included: NYC's Z100, Q102 in Philadelphia, 102 Kiss FM on Los Angeles, 103.5 KISS FM in Chicago, Hot 99.5 in Washington, DC, 06.1 KISS FM in Dallas and many more.
Fooling April is not only affecting radio; they are fast proving to be the next big thing on the Internet and on television. The band has been featured on over 450 Clear Channel radio station websites as a band to watch. Their official website - www.foolingapril.com - averages 400,000 hits per month and has totaled over ten million hits since its launch.
Fooling April was selected to represent and launch American Idol Underground - the online version of the TV competition, which landed the band on Fox TV and NBC TV in addition to various print campaigns.
The rich and famous have been particularly taken with the growing Fooling April sensation. Major celebrities, such as Columbia recording artist Teddy Geiger, CBS' Daytime Soap star Alex Chando, and Comedy Central Comedian Karith Foster, have fed the national buzz by being photographed in People Magazine and on Nickelodeon and VH1 TV wearing Fooling April merchandise.
Fooling April has performed with an all-star selection of top musicians, including John Mayer, Dave Matthews Band, Dido, The Strokes, Nellie McKay, Hoobastank, Pat McGee Band, Fastball, Franz Ferdinand, Fountains of Wayne, The Flaming Lips, Charlotte Martin, Carbon Leaf, The Clarks, among others.
Fooling April currently maintains an endorsement deal with Clavia/Nord Keyboards and appears as a featured "Nord Artist" on the company's website alongside Sheryl Crow, Pink and Maroon 5.
“In The Now” will be available at Best Buy stores, Amazon.com, CD Baby, on Fooling April's official website, MySpace and digitally at sites including iTunes, Wal-Mart, Napster Rhapsody, and many others.