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· Toddstar on May 24 2012 23:56:00
Tour News


MP3 Premiere:  “YOUR EYES” feat. K. Flay
(via Life + Times)


Capitol recording artist, COLIN MUNROE announces his first string of US tour dates with K. Flay kicking off May 29 in San Diego and continuing throughout the summer (dates below). To coincide with the tour announcement Colin is debuting the track ‘Your Eyes’ ft/ K. Flay exclusively on Jay-Z’s Life + Times, where after you can download at  All the while building up to the release of his mixtape Unsung Hero premiering later this summer via a partnership with Karmaloop

Colin has already launched two new tracks from Unsung Hero. First, the epic and understated “The Fight of My Life” which features Grammy-nominated artist Pusha T over a sample of Tender Mercy by London-based Goth Pop band Au Palais. The Second track, “Invincible” generated by Grammy-winning music producer and founding Wu-Tang Clan member, RZA featuring Memoryhouse.

Fans got a chance to interact directly with the Invincible track when Capitol partnered with Aurasma, the world’s first visual browser, to create an augmented reality music lyric video/installation in support of the song.  By simply downloading the free Aurasma Lite app from the iTunes App Store or Google Play, fans can point their mobile devices at the ‘trigger’ image below of Colin and watch the lyrics to “Invincible” come to life before their eyes.

Full lyric video involving the Community 54 project below:

Colin Munroe is an archetype of the "playlist" music generation. As he emerges in 2012 with a new body of work fans can expect Colin to unleash his fresh, urban alternative side.   As a young, small-town homeschooler, Colin fell in love with his father’s LPs from the 60s and 70s; he left home for Toronto at the age of 18 and started hanging out with MCs and DJs.  He was soon writing and producing for them. Self-taught, Munroe writes, produces, and performs nearly all of his own music, mixing the ideas and aesthetics of ‘pop’ and ‘underground’ effortlessly.

Look for Colin Munroe’s mixtape dropping early this summer, and a debut album release via EMI Music early next year.

May 29          San Diego, CA                         Casbah
May 30          Santa Ana, CA                         Constellation Room
June 01        Santa Monica, CA                   The Central Social Aid & Pleasure Club
June 09        Little Rock, AR                         Juanita’s Cantina Ballroom
June 11        Austin, TX                                Stubbs Jr. Bar-B-Q
June 12        Dallas, TX                                The Cambridge Room @ House of Blues
June 14        Houston, TX                             House of Blues Bronze Peacock
June 18        Atlanta, GA                              The Drunken Unicorn
June 19        Chapel Hill, NC                                    Local 506
June 20        Washington D.C.                     U Street Music Hall
June 24        St. Paul, MN                            Harriet Island Festival/ Raspberry
June 26        Des Moines, IA                        The Vaudeville Mews
June 27        Omaha, NE                              The Waiting Room
June 29        Kansas City, MO                      The Riot Room
June 30        St. Louis, MO                           Blueberry Hill
July 01         Urbana, IL                               Canopy Club
July 05         Pontiac, MI                              The Pike Room
July 06         Cleveland, OH                         Beachland Ballroom Tavern
July 08         Montreal, QC                          La Sala Rossa
July 10         South Burlington, VT               Higher Ground-Showcase Lounge
July 11         Cambridge, MA                      T.T. The Bear’s
July 12         Philadelphia, PA                                 North Star Bar

For more information on Colin Munroe, visit:

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