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Dashboard Confessional release surprise EP—cover the 1975, Justin Bieber, Julien Baker, more

January 19 2017, 7:22 PM EST By Caitlyn Ralph


Listen up, Dashboard Confessional fans: As if you weren't stoked enough for the band's intimate club show tour, they just suprise-dropped a new EP.

Covered + Taped sees Dashboard cover the likes of Justin Bieber ("Love Yourself"), the 1975 ("Sex"), Julien Baker ("Sprained Ankle") and Sorority Noise ("Using").

Read more: Dashboard Confessional give away unreleased new song, add additional dates to club tour

“I love covering great songs by great artists,” Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba explains. “These are some songs I feel very connected to right now. Enough so that I felt I had a way of making them my own in some small way.”

The EP is available to stream, via Spotify, below.

Dashboard Confessional—A.K.A. is Chris Carrabba on vocals/guitar, Scott Schoenbeck on bass, Armon Jay on guitar/keys, Ben Homola on drums—started their intimate club tour two days ago, on Jan. 17, in Boston.

Read more: 17 of the saddest songs ever

Dates:

Jan 19             Irving Plaza – SOLD OUT                               New York, NY
Jan 19             Knitting Factory – SOLD OUT                       Brooklyn, NY
Jan 20             Irving Plaza – SOLD OUT                              New York, NY
Jan 21             Irving Plaza – SOLD OUT                              New York, NY
Jan 22             The Fillmore                                                          Silver Spring, MD
Jan 23             TLA – SOLD OUT                                             Philadelphia, PA
Jan 24             TLA – SOLD OUT                                             Philadelphia, PA
Jan 26             Bogart’s                                                                  Cincinnati, OH
Jan 27             St. Andrews Hall – SOLD OUT                    Detroit, MI
Jan 28             House of Blues – SOLD OUT                       Chicago, IL
Jan 29             First Avenue                                                         Minneapolis, MN
Jan 31             The Summit Music Hall                                   Denver, CO
Feb 01             The Depot – SOLD OUT                                Salt Lake City, UT
Feb 02             The Fillmore – SOLD OUT                             San Francisco, CA
Feb 03             House of Blues – SOLD OUT                        San Diego, CA
Feb 04             The Wiltern – SOLD OUT                              Los Angeles, CA
Feb 06             The Observatory                                                   Santa Ana, CA
Feb 08             Marquee Theatre                                                 Tempe, AZ
Feb 10             Emo’s – SOLD OUT                                         Austin, TX
Feb 11             House of Blues – SOLD OUT                        Dallas, TX
Feb 12             House of Blues                                                     Houston, TX
Feb 13             House of Blues                                                     New Orleans, LA
Feb 15             Revolution                                                             Fort Lauderdale, FL
Feb 16             The Ritz Ybor                                                         Tampa, FL
Feb 17             The Underground – SOLD OUT                   Charlotte, NC
Feb 21             Basement East – SOLD OUT                        Nashville, TN
Feb 22             Basement East – SOLD OUT                        Nashville, TN
Feb 23             Basement East – SOLD OUT                        Nashville, TN
Feb 26             Basement East                                                     Nashville, TN
Feb 28             Basement East                                                    Nashville, TN
Mar 01             House of Blues                                                   Chicago, IL

 

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