fun.'s 'Some Nights' Album Stream + "We Are Young" Video

by Sachyn Mital

13 March 2012

Stream the latest album from fun.

fun. have been building buzz for their most recent album Some Nights out last month and are in the midst of a supporting tour that will find them holding several shows during SXSW. Then they’ll be trekking all around the country (dates are below).

Their lead single, “We Are Young” has been out for several months and is a powerful pop anthem and the video features a guest appearance from one of PopMatters favorites, Janelle Monae (also below). You may have already heard it on Glee or in a Super Bowl Chevy commercial. Plus the band was just recently featured in an article by The New York Times.

Tour Dates:
* 03/14/12   Austin, TX 1100 Warehouse
* 03/18/12   New Orleans, LA House Of Blues
* 03/20/12   Houston, TX Warehouse Live - Studio  
* 03/21/12   Dallas, TX House Of Blues
* 03/23/12   Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre
* 03/24/12   Pomona, CA Glass House
* 03/26/12   Sacramento, CA California State Univ. Sacramento
* 03/28/12   San Francisco, CA The Independent
* 03/29/12   San Francisco, CA Bottom Of The Hill
* 03/31/12   Salt Lake City, UT In The Venue
* 04/03/12   Fort Collins, CO Aggie Theatre
* 04/05/12   Denver, CO Ogden Theatre
* 04/05/12   Denver, CO Bluebird Theater
* 04/06/12   Boulder, CO Fox Theatre
* 04/07/12   Kansas City, MO Beaumont Club
* 04/07/12   Kansas City, MO Beaumont Club
* 04/08/12   Iowa City, IA Blue Moose Tap House
* 04/10/12   Omaha, NE Slowdown
* 04/11/12   Madison, WI Majestic Theatre
* 04/13/12   Minneapolis, MN Varsity Theater
* 04/14/12   Chicago, IL Vic Theatre
* 04/15/12   Detroit, MI St. Andrews Hall
* 04/18/12   Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection - Showroom
* 04/19/12   Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall
* 04/20/12   Rochester, NY Water Street Music Hall / Club @ Water Street
* 04/21/12   Boston, MA House Of Blues Boston Presented By Foxwoods Resort Casino
* 04/25/12   Toronto, ON The Guvernment
* 04/26/12   Montreal, QC Le Cabaret Du Mile End
* 04/27/12   Clifton Park, NY Northern Lights
* 04/28/12   Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion
* 04/28/12   Philadelphia, PA Theatre Of The Living Arts
* 05/03/12   Washington, DC 9:30 Club
* 05/04/12   Washington, DC 9:30 Club
* 05/05/12   Charlottesville, VA Jefferson Theater
* 05/28/12   Quincy, WA Gorge Amphitheatre
* 05/29/12   Portland, OR Roseland Theater
* 05/31/12   Mesa, AZ Mesa Arts Center
* 06/01/12   Mesa, AZ Mesa Arts Center
* 06/05/12   Flagstaff, AZ The Orpheum Theater
* 06/06/12   Santa Fe, NM The Railyards
* 06/08/12   Oklahoma City, OK Diamond Ballroom
* 06/13/12   Indianapolis, IN Old National Centre
* 06/14/12   Cleveland, OH House Of Blues
* 06/15/12   Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Small’s Theatre
* 06/16/12   New York, NY Terminal 5

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