Dashboard Confessional and The All-American Rejects Cover Each Other to Commemorate Tour

To commemorate the tour, both bands covered each other. Dashboard Confessional chose “Move Along” and The All-American Rejects settled on “Hands Down”

“When covering a song, we try to adhere as closely as we can to the most recognizable earmarks,” explains Chris Carrabba. “Most importantly the melody. The fun comes in the choices the band can make around those earmarks. We had a blast making ‘Move Along’ ours. The song has so much color and power it was easy to feel inspired by it.”

Tyson Ritter adds, “’Hands Down’ is an open-hearted story of young love. In the original recording, the vocal performance is something that carries you through that tale of pure discovery. Vocally, my immediate intention was to play the opposite. For the musical canvas, we wanted to take all the candy away from this song and feed it nothing but opiates, leaving you feeling as if the instrumentation itself was the nerves the lyrics were expressing.”

Listen to their renditions over at Consequence of Sound: HERE

Jul 21          Myth *                                                           St. Paul, MN
Jul 22          Stir Cove at Harrah’s Casino *                 Council Bluffs, IA
Jul 23          The Pageant *                                              St. Louis, MO
Jul 25          Express Live! #                                           Columbus, OH
Jul 26          Fillmore Detroit #                                      Detroit, MI
Jul 29          Tag’s Summer Stage #                              Big Flats, NY
Jul 30          Sands Event Center #                               Bethlehem, PA
Aug 03        Central Park Summer Stage #                  New York, NY
Aug 04        Foxwoods Resort Casino #                       Mashantucket, CT
Aug 05        Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion #        Gilford, NH
Aug 06        Blue Hills Bank Pavilion #                        Boston, MA
Aug 08        Stage AE #                                                    Pittsburgh, PA
Aug 09        Festival Pier #                                              Philadelphia, PA
Aug 10        Wolf Trap #                                                   Vienna, VA
Aug 12        Ascend Amphitheater #                              Nashville, TN
Aug 13        Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amp. #     Charlotte, NC
Aug 15        Ravinia Festival %                                        Highland Park, IL

# The Maine 
* The Social Animals
% Dashboard Confessional and The All-American Rejects

Tickets: https://www.dashboardconfessional.com

Dashboard Confessional is Chris Carrabba (vocals, guitar), Scott Schoenbeck (bass), Armon Jay (guitar, keys), Ben Homola (drums).

The All-American Rejects is Tyson Ritter (lead vocalist, bassist), Nick Wheeler (lead guitarist, backing vocals), Mike Kennerty (rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist) and Chris Gaylor (drums).

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