Boys Like Girls Set To Release Crazy World EP Tuesday, July 17 Featuring Three Songs From Forthcoming Album Crazy World, Due Out Fall 2012

Coming off sales of1.17 million albumsand8 million tracks worldwide,BOYS LIKE GIRLShave announced to their fans via theirUSTREAMtheyll be releasing theirCRAZY WORLDEPJuly 17onColumbia RecordsviaiTunes. TheEPfeatures three full length songs–the first singleBe Your Everything,Life Of The Partyand The First Time–from the pop-rock bands forthcoming third albumCRAZY WORLD(Columbia Records),available thisfall. The band is offering theEPin conjunction withiTunes Complete My Albumwhich allows fans who purchase theEPto get the full length album at a discounted price upon its release. Check out a preview ofBe Your Everythinghere:http://soundcloud.com/boyslikegirls/be-your-everything-preview

BOYS LIKE GIRLS–singer/songwriter/guitaristMartin Johnson, drummerJohn Keefe,lead guitaristPaul DiGiovanniand bassistMorgan Dorr–are known forJohnsons resonant vocals and their soaring melodies in sharp, moving songs.CRAZY WORLD–the bands first album in three years–confidently builds on their signature sound with an array of non-stop hooks.Johnson, who produced the entire album, discusses the new album and evolution of the band in a briefQ&Abelow.

Along with the release of theEP,BOYS LIKE GIRLSwill kick offPop-Tarts Crazy Good Summer Concert SerieswithCarly Rae Jepsenat a secret locationThursday, July 19.The city and venue of this exclusive free concert will be announcedJuly 11on thePop-TartsFacebook page.

BOYS LIKE GIRLSsinger and songwriterMartin Johnsonunderwent a serious creative transformation while making theplatinum-sellingquartet’s third album,CRAZY WORLD.AboutBe Your Everything,the frontman says, “It’s a great transition from where the band was. We came from a wall of guitars, and the sound has evolved. He adds: The only time I really express my feelings is when I’m writing music. That’s how it’s been since I was a little kid. This song is about the moment when it becomes okay to say,I love you.” At the same time, there’s the hand-clap stomp ofLife of the Party,which lives up to its moniker. In a world preoccupied with tragedy and its own end,Johnsonurges to let go and live a little during the track’s unforgettable refrain.

Outside ofBOYS LIKE GIRLS, Johnsonhas written and co-written songs and hits for many artists including Taylor Swift, Victoria Justice, Hot Chelle Rae (feat. Demi Lovato), Jason Derulo, Ashley Tisdale, Escape the Fate, Papa Roach, Black Veil Brides, Breathe Carolina and Hillary Duff, among others.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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