BANNERS “SOMEONE TO YOU” THE SOUNDTRACK FOR ‘AMERICAN IDOL’
AMERICAN IDOL MENTOR APPEARANCE ON APRIL 16 + HEADLINE CANADIAN TOUR
Prolific Liverpool UK native BANNERS, is pleased to share that his burgeoning single “Someone to You,” is the soundtrack for ABC’s hit show American Idol. BANNERS will also be mentoring “Idol” contestants in new episodes airing next week on April 16th. Additionally, the song is also the featured track in the official movie trailer for Warner Bros. Pictures upcoming IMAX original – PANDAS.
“Someone to You” is off BANNERS latest EP titled Empires on Fire, which features the hit single “Start A Riot,” that has generated over 50 million worldwide streams on Spotify.
Yesterday BANNERS kicked off a headline Canadian tour in Toronto, ON at the Phoenix Concert Hall, and goes through the rest of month ending in Hamilton, ON at Club Absinthe on April 26th. A full list of dates is below.
BANNERS is the solo project of Michael Nelson. Fascinated by dreams, life, death, hope and despair, he grew up singing in the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral Choir and the Liverpool Kop. Influenced by artists ranging from Jeff Buckley to Arcade Fire, BANNERS’ music is at once haunting and hopeful, as it resonates with audiences across space and age.
Stay tuned for more updates from BANNERS in the coming weeks.
Canadian Tour Dates
April 12 – Toronto, ON @ PHOENIX
April 13 – London, ON @ Rum Runners
April 14 – Ottawa, ON @ The 27 Club
April 21 – Montreal, QC @ Theatre Fairmount
April 22 – Quebec City, QC @ Palais Montcalm
April 24 – Waterloo, ON @ Maxwell’s
April 26 – Hamilton, ON @ Club Absinthe
Empires On Fire
(Island Records/Universal Music)
Release Date: November 3, 2017