Abandon Kansas recently finished recording their full-length album for Gotee Records, Ad Astra Per Aspera (latin for “to the stars through difficulties”) with producer Mark Lee Townsend (Deas Vail, House of Heroes).  To give fans an early taste of Ad Astra Per Aspera, the first single from the release ‘The Golden State’ will be available on iTunes and all digital outlets on November 5, the digital single will include the new single, music video and the never-released acoustic version of ‘Close Your Eyes’ (studio version available on the band’s 2009 EP release We’re All Going Somewhere).

“We are thrilled to finally put out a new full length record, and “The Golden State” is a great preview of the songs on Ad Astra Per Aspera” – says Jeremy Spring, Abandon Kansas frontman

See the video for ‘The Golden State’ right now at:  www.abandonkansaslovesyou.com

With an extensive touring schedule and DIY work ethic, the band has already garnered a legion of loyal fans and has been named one of Alternative Press’ “100 Bands You Need To Know In 2010.”  Abandon Kansas is determined to continue to bring their music to the masses with the release of Ad Astra Per Aspera.   See them live on the Suburba(n) Vagabonds Tour with House of Heroes, The Classic Crime & Fight the Current:
11/5 Newport Nazarene Church                         Newport, OR
11/6 The Noise Box                                         Camas, WA
11/7 Showbox at the Market                             Seattle, WA
11/9 The Venue                                                        Boise, ID
11/11 Marquis Theater                                     Denver, CO
11/13 The Boulevard                                       Wichita, KS

Abandon Kansas only:
11/18 The Kathouse                                         Manhattan, KS
11/19 The Wheelhouse                                     Cedar Falls, IA
11/20 The Space                                             St. Paul, MN

For bio, cover and images, visit: http://media.gotee.com abandonkansaslovesyou.com www.gotee.com

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