An Evening with Daryl Hall & John Oates
Daryl Hall & John Oates – 2007 Tour Dates
Fri 11/30 – Chicago, IL UIC Pavilion
Sat 12/01 – Detroit, MI Fox Theatre
Mon 12/03 – Columbus, OH Palace Theatre
Wed 12/05 – Cleveland, OH Playhouse Square Center
Fri 12/07 – Asbury Park, NJ Paramount Theatre (tix on sale Friday)
Sat 12/08 – Boston, MA Orpheum Theatre
Mon 12/10 – Hershey, PA Hershey Theatre
Wed 12/12 – New York, NY Beacon Theatre (tix on sale Saturday)
Fri 12/14 – Mashantucket, CT Foxwoods Resort Casino
Sat 12/15 – Mashantucket, CT Foxwoods Resort Casino
Mon 12/17 – Philadelphia, PA Kimmel Center For The Perf. Arts
Tue 12/18 – Late night with Conan O’Brien
DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES’ FIRST-EVER CHRISTMAS ALBUM WILL BE HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS WITH SEPT. 25 RE-RELEASE
World’s Best-Selling Musical Duo’s Xmas Album Will Now Be Available at All Retailers Nationwide, Tour Launches Nov. 30 in Chicago
LOS ANGELES, Sept 20, 2007-Building upon the success of their first-ever holiday album, which debuted last year, Daryl Hall & John Oates will re-release Home for Christmas on Sept. 25 through their own U-Watch/DKE Records distributed by ICON Music Entertainment Services. The album, which was part of an exclusive arrangement with Trans World Entertainment, will now be available at all music retailers nationwide, as well as online, for the first time.
“We are so pleased that Home for Christmas can now be bought by our fans at all retail outlets,” said Daryl Hall. “This assures that everyone who wants one will have access to purchasing it.”
Produced by Daryl Hall and longtime collaborator T-Bone Wolk and Greg Bieck, Home for Christmas, with special cover art designed by Michael McCurdy, features the world’s best-selling musical duo giving new and original life to traditional holiday anthems such as “The First Noel,” “It Came Upon a Midnight Clear,” “The Christmas Song,” “Mary Had a Baby,” “O Holy Night” and a re-recording of “Jingle Bell Rock,” a promo-only single that was a hit for the duo for many years. Daryl and John each wrote one original song for the collection, the title track “Home For Christmas and “No Child Should Ever Cry on Christmas.”
“It Came Upon a Midnight Clear” reached #1 on Billboard’s Christmas chart last year, while critics were effusive in their praise of the album.
“I find my ideas of beauty infinitely expanded,” said Blogcritics.com reviewer Michael Jones about Home for Christmas. “That is how my heart feels about it. You will never regret purchasing this.”
All Music Guide’s Stephen Thomas Erlewine raved: “The result is the rare holiday album that feels familiar yet fresh, and there’s enough variety here to make this a Christmas record that will hold up well over the years.”
Daryl Hall and John Oates will launch a tour to promote the album, starting Nov. 30 at Audiotrium Theatre in Chicago. Other dates include Detroit’s Fox Theatre (12/1), Columbus, OH’s Palace Theatre (12/3), Cleveland’s State Theatre (12/5), Asbury Park’s Paramount Theatre (12/7), Boston’s Orpheum Theatre (12/8), Hershey, PA’s Theatre (12/10), New York City’s Beacon Theatre (12/12), Connecticut’s Foxwoods Theatre (12/14-15) and Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center (12/17).