Cage The Elephant's 'Tell Me I'm Pretty' Garners Grammy Nomination For Best Rock Album
8 December 2016
TELL ME I'M PRETTY GARNERS GRAMMY
NOMINATION FOR BEST ROCK ALBUM
Cage the Elephant has been nominated for a GRAMMY® AWARD in the category of Best Rock Album for their fourth studio album, Tell Me I'm Pretty, which was produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys & The Arcs. Tell Me I'm Pretty's two singles, "Mess Around" and "Trouble," both topped the Alternative charts for a total of seven #1 Alternative songs. Cage The Elephant sit with the most elite artists in radio format history - Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters, Green Day, U2 and Linkin Park - as the biggest airplay bands since the 1988 chart origin. This is the band's second GRAMMY nomination - they were nominated in 2015 for Best Alternative Music Album for their third album Melophobia. Additionally, Cage The Elephant's self-titled debut album was recently certified RIAA platinum.
Watch the video for "Trouble" directed by singer Matt Shultz
PRESS HERE to watch the band perform it live at the legendary Electric Lady Studios
Cage The Elephant released their fourth studio album Tell Me I'm Pretty in December via RCA Records. The album pushes the advances the band made with their last record while also drawing from the sounds that initially inspired them to start making music. The New York Times called Tell Me I'm Pretty "a daring, deliberate shift for Cage The Elephant," while Rolling Stone declared it "their best yet."
Long celebrated as one of the most explosive live bands in the world, Cage The Elephant has toured extensively, selling out several headlining runs including a summer 2016 arena tour
and performing alongside The Black Keys
, Foo Fighters
and Queens of the Stone Age
. The band recently performed on The Late Late Show with James Corden
, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,
Cage The Elephant consists of singer Matt Shultz, guitarist Brad Shultz, bassist Daniel Tichenor, and drummer Jared Champion.