WINGER RELEASE VIDEO FOR DEBUT SINGLE “RAT RACE”

WINGER RELEASE VIDEO FOR DEBUT SINGLE “RAT RACE”

 

Latest Album Better Days Comin’ Available in

North America on April 22nd Via Frontiers Records

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iTunes Pre-Order Available at http://smarturl.it/WingerDeluxe

 

(New York, NY – March 5th, 2014) –Winger returns this week with the first video from their upcoming Frontiers Records release Better Days Comin’. “Rat Race” is the debut single from the album being released in North America on April 22nd. The video for the song can be seen right here: 

The video was also featured on the home page of Ultimate Classic Rock. The high-energy song and video alternates between black and white performance footage and color montages of life’s daily rat race. “Rat Race” was filmed in Nashville, TN and directed by Jason Green.

“In this day and age, how quick you think, hard you try,no matter how fast you run, someone is always gaining on you” states front man Kip Winger. “We wanted to make sure the video visually represented that.”

 

Better Days Comin’ is available for digital download via iTunes at http://smarturl.it/WingerDeluxe. Fans that pre-order the album will receive an instant download of the first single “Rat Race.” The album is also available for physical pre-order on Amazon.com in a standard (http://smarturl.it/WNGR_AmzCD) and deluxe configuration (http://smarturl.it/WNGR_AmzDLX). The deluxe edition comes in a glossy digipak and includes the bonus track “Another Beautiful Day” and a DVD including a Making of the Album documentary as well as the videos for “Rat Race” and title track “Better Days Comin’.” Fans can also order exclusive bundles, autographed items and more from the band’s webstore at http://bit.ly/1hJLPYw.

 

From the opening riff of album opener “Midnight Driver of a Love Machine” to the final outro lick of “Out Of This World,” it is clear Winger is back and better than ever. Hard rocking songs like “Queen Babylon,” progressive rock movements like “Tin Soldier,” and touching ballads like “Ever Wonder” show the band’s diversity while always centering on great songs. The band has always been known for their incredible musicianship and the trend continues on Better Days Comin’.

 

Winger formed in the late 1980’s and soared to immediate success with their 1988 self-titled release. The album spawned the hit singles “Seventeen” and “Headed For A Heartbreak” and achieved platinum sales status. Winger also stayed on the Billboard Top 200 chart for over 60 weeks where it peaked at #21. Their next album, In The Heart Of The Young, also achieved platinum status behind the singles “Can’t Get Enuff” and “Miles Away.” The change in musical climate of the mid-90’s, compounded with unprovoked ridicule on MTV’s popular Beavis and Butthead, led the band to go on hiatus in 1994. In 2001, the band reunited and have not looked back since. Winger has made a name for themselves with relentless touring, while winning back fans and critics alike because of their exceptional musicianship, Kip Winger’s powerful vocals and the band’s incredible songwriting.

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Winger is comprised of Kip Winger on vocals/bass, Reb Beach on guitar, John Roth on guitar and Rod Morgenstein on drums.

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WINGER TO RELEASE HIGHLY- ANTICIPATED SIXTH STUDIO ALBUM BETTER DAYS COMIN’ ON APRIL 22nd

WINGER TO RELEASE HIGHLY- ANTICIPATED SIXTH STUDIO ALBUM BETTER DAYS COMIN’ ON APRIL 22nd

PHOTO - Winger General Publicity 1 (ANDRES MARTINEZ)

(New York, NY – February 26th, 2014) – One of the most misunderstood hard rock bands to come out of the 80’s is returning with their first new album in 5 years. Winger is releasing Better Days Comin’ in North America on April 22nd via Frontiers Records. The notorious band comprised of members Kip Winger on vocals/bass, Reb Beach on guitar, John Roth on guitar and Rod Morgenstein on drums, are back with their latest album. The album is available for pre-order on Amazon.com in a standard (http://smarturl.it/WNGR_AmzCD) and deluxe configuration (http://smarturl.it/WNGR_AmzDLX). The deluxe edition comes in a glossy digipak and includes the bonus track “Another Beautiful Day” and a DVD including a Making of the Album documentary as well as videos for the first single “Rat Race” and title track “Better Days Comin’.” An iTunes pre-order will be available soon. The band has always been known for their incredible musicianship and the trend continues on Better Days Comin’.

“On Better Days Comin’ we drew from our past to elaborate on our future. The band is stronger than ever and very excited about the music on this record,” explains front man Kip Winger. “We feel this album exemplifies the true sound of the band in every way.”

From the opening riff of album opener “Midnight Driver of a Love Machine” to the final outro lick of “Out Of This World,” it is clear Winger is back and better than ever. Hard rocking songs like “Queen Babylon,” progressive rock movements like “Tin Soldier,” and touching ballads like “Ever Wonder” show the band’s diversity while always centering on great songs. The debut single from Better Days Comin’ is the adrenaline fueled rocker “Rat Race” that showcases some of the band’s best work of their 25 year career.

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The track listing for Better Days Comin’ is:

1) Midnight Driver of a Love Machine

2) Queen Babylon

3) Rat Race

4) Better Days Comin’

5) Tin Soldier

6) Ever Wonder

7) So Long China

8) Storm In Me

9) Be Who You Are, Now

10) Another Beautiful Day (Deluxe Edition Bonus Track)

11) Out Of This World

Winger formed in the late 1980’s and soared to immediate success with their 1988 self-titled release. The album spawned the hit singles “Seventeen” and “Headed For A Heartbreak” and achieved platinum sales status. Winger also stayed on the Billboard Top 200 chart for over 60 weeks where it peaked at #21. Their next album, In The Heart Of The Young, also achieved platinum status behind the singles “Can’t Get Enuff” and “Miles Away.” The change in musical climate of the mid-90’s, compounded with unprovoked ridicule on MTV’s popular Beavis and Butthead, led the band to go on hiatus in 1994. In 2001, the band reunited and have not looked back since. Winger has made a name for themselves with relentless touring, while winning back fans and critics alike because of their exceptional musicianship, Kip Winger’s powerful vocals and the band’s incredible songwriting.

www.wingertheband.com