Brian Fallon Releases “A Wonderful Life” Music Video

Brian Fallon released the official music video for his anthemic single, “A Wonderful Life,” from his hugely anticipated debut solo album, Painkillers arriving March 11 on Island Records. The clip, directed by Andrew Donaghue, beams with an all-to-rare life-affirming positivity as the joyful scenes wrap around the chiming Rickenbackers that herald Fallon’s demand for a meaningful existence.

“We want our lives to matter to those around us,” he told the Wall Street Journal in December. “We want our time here to have a positive impact and not simply to pass by. Even if that costs us.”

Painkillers marks the first solo album from Fallon, known far and wide as singer/ guitarist of The Gaslight Anthem, as well as such acclaimed outfits as The Horrible Crowes and Molly & The Zombies. Produced by studio superstar Butch Walker (Taylor Swift, Frank Turner, Keith Urban), the album was recorded earlier this year at Nashville’s Taxidermy Studios with Fallon fronting a crack band that includes Walker, Molly & The Zombies bassist Catherine Popper (Jack White, Ryan Adams & The Cardinals, Willie Nelson) and drummer Mark Stepro (Hayes Carll, Ben Kweller, Jackson Browne). Painkillers once again affirms Fallon’s elemental gifts as a songwriter and storyteller, booming with insistent imagery, narrative craft, and the extraordinary emotional acuity that has informed his music since the very start.

Fallon just completed a major series of American live dates, accompanied by a stellar combo comprised of The Gaslight Anthem guitarist Alex Rosamilia, The Horrible Crowes’ Ian Perkins and the aforementioned Catherine Popper. The touring continues in two weeks. The full itinerary is below.

Fans can pre-order Painkillers now through iTunes and Brian Fallon’s webstore.

Brian Fallon Tour Dates:
February 11 – Tucson, AZ – The Rock
February 12 – Pioneertown, CA – Pappy & Harriet’s
February 13 – Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst Atrium
February 16 – W. Hollywood, CA – The Troubadour
February 17 – Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory OC
February 18 – Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
February 19 – Mill Valley, CA – Sweetwater Music Hall
March 8 – Philadelphia, PA – The Electric Factory
March 9 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
March 11 – Boston, MA – Royale
March 12 – Sayerville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
March 13 – Toronto, ON – The Opera House
March 15 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
March 18 – Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall Ballroom
March 19 – Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater
March 20 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues
March 22 – Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room
March 23 – Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
March 25 – San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
March 26 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues
April 5 – Manchester, EN – Ritz
April 6 – Glasgow, SC – O2 ABC
April 7 – Birmingham, EN – O2 Institute
April 8 – London, EN – Camden KOKO
April 9 – Nottingham, EN – Rock City
April 10 – Bristol, EN – O2 Academy
April 12 – Brussels, BE – Ancienne Belgique
April 13 – Amsterdam, NL – Melkweg
April 14 – Berlin, DE – PBHF Club
April 15 – Munich, DE – Muffathalle
April 17 – Vienna, AY – Arena
April 19 – Köln, DE – Gloria Theater
April 20 – Hamburg, DE – Fabrik

2/11-2/19 w/Special Guest Jonny Two Bags

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