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8/14/12 - Ignition Officially Launches TODAY!

Ignition, the new, 15-song SHOES CD is officially released today!  The initial "pre-release" press reviews have been very positive and the number of stores and distribution outlets have been growing daily.  CD Baby, iTunes and Amazon.com are among the many…
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Ignition launches TODAY, exclusively through Shoeswire!

It's here!  The new CD, Ignition is finally here and available early through Shoeswire.com.  In advance of the Aug. 14th street date, Ignition is now available as downloads and CD exclusively to folks that order here, on Shoeswire.com.  Mainstrean distribution…
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Countdown to Ignition Begins Monday, June 18th!

Beginning on Monday, June 18th, ShoesWire.com will feature a daily full-length preview of a song from the new Shoes album, Ignition, beginning with song #15 and counting down to song #1 on July 2nd. Each song will be available for…
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SHOES partner with The Numero Group and ink 4-album deal!

The Chicago-based, much lauded (3 Grammy nominations!) specialty label, The Numero Group has done a deal with the band for a special project to release 4 of the earliest SHOES albums; One In Versailles, Bazooka, Black Vinyl Shoes and the…
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Ignition launches in the US and Japan!

It's official; the new album will hit the streets on Aug. 14th!  The press release went out last night and the response has been nothing short of fantastic.  A deal has also been struck with Air Mail Recordings in Japan…
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Update on the release of Ignition.

We haven't posted updates for awhile so, we thought we should let everyone know where things stand.  The final song sequence has been decided on and the album is in the post production/manufacturing stage, with the final artwork and layout…
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"Ignition"- the new album by Shoes coming soon!

After months of work and long deliberation, the title for the new Shoes album was decided on late last night.  It will be called "Ignition" and the 15 songs are going through final tweeks and adjustments, prior to being taken…
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Shoes radio feature this saturday on "Homemade Hitmakers Month"!

Ted Ehlen, host of  "Saturday At the '70's" show on Lake 96.1, WLKG in Lake Geneva, WI is hosting an interview with Jeff Murphy of Shoes, this saturday, 3/3/12 to kick off their "Homemade Hitmakers Month" feature.  The discussion includes…
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New album update...

It's been a few weeks since the last posting, so we wanted to let folks know that progress continues in earnest on the new SHOES record (as-yet untitled)!  While final overdubs are being completed on the last 2 songs, the…