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lt-pop band The Unlikely Candidates release their epic new track, "Novocaine", today via RED MUSIC. Listen to the catchy, stadium worthy anthem HERE. The track is off of the band's forthcoming album out fall 2019. The Unlikely Candidates recently wrapped a handful of shows at this year's SXSW and are gearing up to hit the road for their Strange Lines co-headline tourwith The Brevet. The tour kicks off on April 4th in Ames, IA and wraps on April 20th in Charlotte, NC. The band will be hitting massive tour markets such as Brooklyn, Chicago, Washington D.C., Nashville, Atlanta, and more. For more information on the band's upcoming tour and to purchase tickets, visit the band's website HERE. "Novocaine" follows the release of The Unlikely Candidates tracks "Strange Love", "Oh My Dear Lord", "Bells", and "Best I Ever Had". The five-piece's music has received praise from outlets like The New York Times, Esquire Magazine, Nylon, Alternative Press, Baeble, and many more. The tracks have also been featured on shows like ABC's American Idol, FOX's The Four, NFL's Super Bowl 2018 playoffs, ESPN's 2018 Indy 500 programming, Fox Sports and more. "Oh My Dear Lord" has racked up over 13 million Worldwide streams. Due to the track's success, FOX Sports and the MLB both named The Unlikely Candidates as "Artist of the Month". Flaunting outsider panache and theatrical hooks as oversized as their home state of Texas, The Unlikely Candidates formed at a high school party before going on to release three EPs and log countless miles on the road alongside everyone from Sublime With Rome, The Offspring, the Dirty Heads and Fall Out Boy. Most recently, 2017's Bed of Liars spawned "Your Love Could Start A War," which clocked over 15 million Worldwide streams and charted in the top 40 at Alternative Radio. Along the way, the band has earned acclaim from the likes of The New York Times, AXS, Esquire and more. The quintet kicked off 2018 by releasing a Deluxe Edition of their Danger To Myself EP, which features the single "Oh My Dear Lord." More recently, The Unlikely Candidates wrapped up a co-headlining U.S. tour with Brick + Mortar before releasing their new song, "Best I Ever Had" which has over 1.9 million streams Worldwide. The Unlikely Candidates is Kyle Morris (vocals), Brent Carney (lead guitar), Cole Male (guitar), Jared Hornbeek (bass) and Kevin Goddard (drums). STRANGE LINES TOUR DATES:

April 4 - Ames, IA - Maintenance Shop

April 5 - Sioux Falls, SD - Bigs Bar

April 6 - Minneapolis, MN - 7th Street Entry

April 7 - Chicago, IL - Schubas

April 9 - Boston, MA - Middle East Upstairs

April 11 - Brooklyn, NY - Rough Trade

April 12 - Washington D.C. - Pearl Street Warehouse

April 13 - Philadelphia, PA - MilkBoy

April 15 - Columbus, OH - Rumba Café

April 17 - Nashville, TN - The Basement

April 18 - Knoxville, TN - Open Chord

April 19 - Atlanta, GA - Purgatory at The Masquerade

April 20 - Charlotte, NC - Neighborhood Theatre Second Stange

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