The Script announce new album, stateside tour

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The Script have revealed plans for a stateside tour in support of their forthcoming album, 3. The Irish pop-rockers will return to Boston for a performance at Agganis Arena on Friday, November 9. Tickets for the show will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through Live Nation for $35.

3, The Script’s third studio effort and follow-up to 2010’s Science & Faith, will be released on October 9. The album’s lead single “Hall Of Fame” features special guest will.i.am of The Black Eyed Peas. The song, which is is currently streaming on the band’s official Facebook page, is the result of frontman Danny O’Donoghue new relationship with the acclaimed rapper and producer. In December of 2011, O’Donoghue joined Jessie J, Tom Jones and will.i.am as a judge on BBC’s inaugural season of “The Voice UK”.

“We thought it might make a great duet but we wanted to do it line by line, true duet style,” said O’Donoghue of “Hall Of Fame” in a press release.” It took several months, a headlock and a taxi cab to get Will on the song!”

“We wanted to capture as much emotion in the track’s sound as there is in the lyrics, which are definitely some of the most positive and upbeat we’ve ever written,” added guitarist Mark Sheehan.

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