JOURNEY’s NEW STUDIO ALBUM ‘FREEDOM’ DEBUTS AT #1 ON CURRENT ROCK CHART

JOURNEY
NEW STUDIO ALBUM

 FREEDOM 

DEBUTS AT #1 ON CURRENT ROCK CHART 

STREAM / SHARE / BUY FREEDOM HERE

 

NEW YORK, NY (July 18, 2022) – The iconic rock group JOURNEY released their brand new studio album titled Freedom via BMG last week, which has been met with a glowing response from their fans and the media.

Released on July 8, the fifteen-track opus has debuted at #1 on the Current Rock Chart. Other chart positions include:

  • #2 Current Digital Album
  • #2 Digital Albums
  • #3 Current Album sales
  • #3 Album Sales
  • #3 Internet Albums
  • #88 Billboard 200

Stream / Share / Purchase Freedom HERE

The vinyl version of the Freedom will be released August 26, 2022.
Pre-order HERE

Watch the official music video for the single “You Got The Best of Me” HERE

The members of JOURNEY celebrated the album’s release this weekend by kicking off a residency featuring special symphony orchestra performances at the new, state-of-the-art Resorts World Casino in Las Vegas. The residency continues this Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23. Tickets for the special engagement are on sale now. For more info click here.

As the band’s legend continues to grow larger and their touring gets bigger, Freedom is the band’s first album of new material to be released in eleven years, since 2011’s Eclipse, and in addition to legendary founder, guitarist, writer and producer Neal Schon – along with longtime keyboard player and primary lyricist Jonathan Cain and vocalist Arnel Pineda, one more member was recruited for the upcoming album — bassist extraordinaire Randy Jackson, who had played on JOURNEY’s 1986 album Raised on Radio.

Read what the press has been saying:

“A mixture of classic JOURNEY ballads, heavy rockers, and funky numbers” – Rolling Stone

“This is a true band record” – Forbes

“Journey deliver synth soundscapes and scintillating guitar work” – Guitar World

“Freedom opens a brand-new, tech-savvy chapter for JOURNEY.”  San Francisco Examiner

“Freedom encapsulates the scorching spirit that listeners have always loved about JOURNEY, whose wheels keep churning out stadium-ready anthems and ballads after nearly five decades together.” – Vulture

JOURNEY band photo – credit Erik Kabik

JOURNEY Tour Dates

July 20 – Paso Robles, CA – California Mid-State Fair

July 22 – Resorts World Theatre – Las Vegas, NV*

July 23 – Resorts World Theatre – Las Vegas, NV*

July 27 – Albuquerque, NM – Tingly Coliseum

July 29 – Las Cruces, NM – NMSU Pan American Center

July 30 – Lubbock, TX – United Supermarkets Arena

August 5 – Mount Pleasant, MI – Soaring Eagle Casino

August 6 – Canton, OH – Tom Benson Hall of Fame

August 8 – Canandaigua, NY – CMAC Performing Arts Center

Sept 17 – Sparks, NV – Celebrity Showroom at the Nugget Casino Resort

*with symphony orchestra

2023

March 1 – Washington, DC – Capital One Arena

March 9 – Quebec City, Canada – Centre Vidéotron

March 12 – Toronto, Canada – Scotiabank Arena

For ticket info click HERE

Freedom album production credits:
Co-Produced and Arranged by Neal Schon & Narada Michael Walden
Engineering – Jim Reitzel dditional Engineering: Keith Gretlein, Jonathan Cain, David Kalmusky, Jason Derlatka and Matt Jefferson
Mixed By – Bob Clearmountain
Mastered by Adam Ayan
Deen Castronovo – Lead and backing vocals on After Glow
Narada Michael Walden – Drums, keyboards and backing vocals

Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2017, JOURNEY have 25 gold and platinum albums with total sales adding up to over 100 million albums worldwide earning the band two Diamond Awards with a third on the way for the Frontiers album. JOURNEY has also surpassed one billion streams on Spotify.

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