Brendon Urie walks up a skyscraper in new vid
Grammy-nominated band Panic! At The Disco today released a new music video for track “High Hopes“. Directed by Brendan Walter and Mel Soria, the thrilling video sees frontman Brendon Urie bring the artwork for the band’s critically acclaimed new album Pray For The Wicked to life. Watch it below.
Pray For The Wicked was released on June 22 via Fueled By Ramen/DCD2 Records and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart, marking the band’s second consecutive No. 1 debut. The album also debuted at No. 1 on iTunes in 22 countries, and launched with 180,000 equivalent album units earned, 151,000 of which were traditional album sales. Both figures represent the biggest week for an alternative rock album in 2018, according to Billboard. According to Nielsen Music, the album saw the fifth-largest week for a vinyl effort since the company began tracking sales in 1991.
P!ATD recently continued its hold on American TV airwaves with a performance of “High Hopes” at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. Leading up to the album’s release the band made appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Ellen Degeneres Show, NBC’s The Voice. Following the release of Pray For The Wicked, the band performed “Say Amen (Saturday Night)“, “High Hopes“, and “I Write Sins Not Tragedies” on Today Show’s Citi Summer Concert Series in New York’s Famed Rockefeller Plaza.
Earlier this month, Panic! At The Disco wrapped the first leg of their Pray For The Wicked Tour in support of the album, which sold out multiple venues including Madison Square Garden in New York City and STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.
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Ex guitarist in Zenopede, ex vocals for a goth covers band that was hailed as the future of Welsh music, former DJ, promoter and nightclub director. Writer for Gear4Geeks’ Blog4Geeks and owner of Gear4Geeks ltd. First published music critique was Kerrang letter of the Week.
Definitely has never been the future, present or past of Welsh music.