In an interview with OC Weekly, Yellowcard vocalist Ryan Key confirmed that the band have begun writing their next album.
You can check out a snippet below, and read the full interview here.
"I've written more than I usually do at this stage...everyone in the band is really spread out geographically right now. Usually, Ryan, Sean and I start writing together early on, but that's kind of hard to do this time. We've talked a lot about it though, and the general consensus is we want it to be really big sounding. We want to open it up big and wide. Songs that we reference are "Be The Young" and "Only One," so more stuff like that maybe...Also, I'm not sure where I'm going to go lyrically with it, but going through this insane personal experience, I've got some big, anthemic things to say, I think. In my mind, it doesn't necessarily warrant a punk rock record or a pop punk record, but we're going to see where it takes us."
The band have just begun the second leg of their Ocean Avenue Acoustic Tour with What's Eating Gilbert. Be sure to catch them in a city near you!
Ocean Avenue Acoustic Tour
Jan 16- The Catalyst- Santa Cruz, CA
Jan 17- The Observatory- Santa Ana, CA
Jan 18- The Nile Theater- Mesa, AZ
Jan 19- Vinyl Hard Rock Hotel And Casino- Las Vegas, NV
Jan 21- Black Sheep- Colorado Springs, CO
Jan 22- Aggie Theater- Fort Collins, CO
Jan 24- Wooly's- Des Moines, IA
Jan 25- The Castle Theater- Bloomington, IL
Jan 26- Varsity Theater- Minneapolis, MN
Jan 27- The Rave- Milwaukee, WI
Jan 29- The Intersection- Grand Rapids, MI
Jan 30- Altar Bar- Pittsburgh, PA
Jan 31- Starland Ballroom- Sayreville, NJ
Feb 1- Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel- Providence, RI
Feb 3- Toad's Place- New Haven, CT
Feb 4- Maingate- Allentown, PA
Feb 6- Music Farm- Charleston, SC
Feb 7- The Masquerade- Atlanta, GA