All Time Low Is Having the Best Week Ever

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It looks like All Time Low’s sixth studio album, Future Hearts, is in for quite a ride.  Industry forecasters believe the thirteen track album, which dropped April 3rd, will sell over sixty thousand copies by the end of this Sunday.  If the album sells as it’s predicated to, Future Hearts should chart at number two on Billboard 200 when its new top ten is revealed on April 15thFuture Hearts was produced by John Feldmann, Mike Green, and band-members Alex Gaskarth and Rian Dawson and if all goes well, will be the band’s most successful album yet.  The band have already released two of the album’s singles, “Something’s Gotta Give,” and “Kids in the Dark” the former being favorably compared to Yellowcard.  The album itself, which boasts collaborations with Blink 182’s Mark Hoppus and Good Charlotte’s Joel Madden, has so far received generally positive reviews.  When talking about Future Hearts and the evolution the band has tried to achieve on the album, Gaskarth said “We’ve certainly tried some new things, but I don’t think it’s necessarily going to alienate anyone or push people away that loved the last record. There’s a lot of stuff that’s in line with Don’t Panic, but there’s a lot of stuff that’s a logical next step from it, too.”

Previously, the band’s third studio album, Nothing Personal, was the groups highest charting album, with first week sales reaching sixty-three thousand copies.  It was originally predicted to sell sixty thousand to seventy-five thousand copies, guaranteeing it place in the top ten.  Though it did not sell quite as many as predicated it did debut at number four on Billboard 200 and became one of the bestselling rock albums of the year.

Due to the their long standing popularity, All Time Low are set to appear as themselves, in the upcoming film Fan Girl which stars Meg Ryan, Bill Sage, and Kara Hayward and is directed by Paul Jarrett.  Fan Girl, according to IMDB, is about a teenage girl who is running out of time to complete a film assignment so she decides to combine her love of film-making with her love of her favorite band.  Aside from having roles in the film, which should be out later this year, the band will also be contributing to the film’s soundtrack.

The group, who originally signed to Emerald Moon Records while they were still in high school before releasing their first EP and their debut studio album, are currently touring the U.S. through the end of May with Tonight Alive, Issues, and Dance Gavin Dance among others.  The band are also hitting several European cities including Montpellier, Madrid, Barcelona, Scheessel, and Belfast.

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