William Beckett Announces New Album, Genuine & Counterfeit, and Tour Dates

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Solo artist William Beckett (formerly of The Academy Is...) has announced plans to release his debut full-length album on August 20 via Equal Vision Records. The album, titled Genuine & Counterfeit, was recorded with producer Marc McClusky and will feature guest vocal appearances from Max Bemis of Say Anything and Derek Sanders of Mayday Parade

Beckett has released an album preview and will give fans an official first listen of a new song on the album next week. "Benny and Joon" will be available as a digital single on June 18, but the tune also comes as an instant download with the pre-order of Genuine & Counterfeit for fans who want to hear the track early.

Beckett will be performing for the entire summer on the Vans Warped Tour before heading to Australia to play with Anberlin and the Maine. Tour dates and details, along with the track listing for Genuine & Counterfeit, can be found below. 

Genuine & Counterfeit  Tracklist
1. Pick Up the Phone (feat. Max Bemis)
2. In My Blood
3. Benny & Joon
4. Hanging On a Honeymoon
5. Turn On the Light
6. By Your Side
7. Caught in the Middle
8. One in the Same
9. Cracks in the Ceiling
10. Time for a Sign (feat. Derek Sanders)
11. A Million People
12. Just You Wait [digital deluxe exclusive]
13. I Can't Make Me Love You [MerchNOW pre-order bundle and digital deluxe exclusive]

Tour Dates, 2013 Vans Warped Tour
Jun 15 Seattle, WA @ White River Ampitheatre
Jun 16 Portland, OR @ Portland Expo Center Parking Lot
Jun 19 San Diego, CA @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
Jun 20 Pomona, CA @ Pomona Fairplex
Jun 21 Pomona, CA @ Pomona Fairplex
Jun 22 Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
Jun 23 Ventura, CA @ Seaside Park
Jun 26 Las Cruces, NM @ N.M.S.U. Practice Field
Jun 27 Phoenix, AZ @ Quail Run Park
Jun 28 Las Vegas, NV @ Silverton Casino Parking Lot
Jun 29 Salt Lake City, UT @ Utah State Fairpark
Jun 30 Denver, CO @ Sports Authority Field at Mile High
Jul 03 Indianapolis, IN @ Klipsch Music Center
Jul 05 Toronto, ON @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
Jul 06 Buffalo, NY @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Jul 07 Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Concert Center
Jul 09 Virginia Beach, VA @ Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
Jul 10 Washington, D.C. @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
Jul 11 Boston, MA @ Comcast Center
Jul 12 Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center
Jul 13 New York, NY @ Nassau Memorial Coliseum
Jul 14 Hartford, CT @ The Comcast Theatre
Jul 16 Scranton, PA @ Toyota Pavilion
Jul 17 Pittsburgh, PA @ First Niagara Pavilion
Jul 18 Cleveland, OH @ Blossom Music Center
Jul 19 Detroit, MI @ The Palace Of Auburn Hills
Jul 20 Chicago, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Jul 21 Minneapolis, MN @ Canterbury Park
Jul 23 Kansas City, KS @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
Jul 24 St. Louis, MO @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - St. Louis
Jul 25 Atlanta, GA @ Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood
Jul 26 Tampa, FL @ Vinoy Park
Jul 27 West Palm Beach, FL @ Cruzan Amphitheatre
Jul 28 Orlando, FL @ Central Florida Fairgrounds
Jul 29 Charlotte, NC @ Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Jul 30 Cincinatti, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
Jul 31 Milwaukee, WI @ Marcus Amphitheatre
Aug 02 Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion
Aug 03 San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center
Aug 04 Houston, TX @ Reliant Center Parking Lot

Australia with Anberlin and The Maine
Sep 04 Brisbane, Australia @ The HiFi (18+)
Sep 05 Gold Coast, Australia @ Coolangatta Hotel (18+)
Sep 06 New Castle, Australia @ Panthers (LIC AA)
Sep 07 Sydney, Australia @ The HiFi (LIC AA)
Sep 08 Melbourne, Australia @ The Palace (18+)
Sep 10 Adelaide, Australia @ The Gov (LIC AA)
Sep 11 Fremantle, Australia @ Metro (18+)


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