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Shinedown Release Piano Version of Hit Hot AC Single “GET Up”

Shinedown has released a stunning new piano version of their anthemic single “GET UP,” which has become a crossover hit and is about to break into the Top 30 at Hot AC after spending several weeks at #1 on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Songs Chart.The new stripped-down version, propelled by the undeniable power of front manBrent Smith‘s voice, shines a light on the song’s urgent and universal message of hope, empathy and encouragement in the face of struggle.
Reaching far beyond any genre or label, “GET UP” quickly became a beacon of light for listeners around the globe, connecting with both those going through hardships of all types and those supporting loved ones who may be struggling. Speaking to the human spirit in a time of need,“GET UP” was born from a very personal and vulnerable place, inspired by Brent watching his friend, Shinedown bassist Eric Bass, deal with clinical depression.
The song has racked up more than 36 million streams, landed the band on Live with Kelly and Ryanand was heard during the Walter Payton Award during the Super Bowl Pregame show among other television spots.Garnering praise fromthe likes of Huffington Post, Salon, Rolling Stone, Consequence of Sound, Buzzfeed, Parade, Grammy.com, No Depression and more with key playlisting on Spotify and Apple Music“GET UP” broke a new record for Shinedown giving the band the most Rock Airplay Top 10s ever and their 13th #1 on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Songs Chart (the second most in the history of the chart, tied with Van Halen).
The “GET UP (Piano Version)” arrives as Shinedown is gearing up to head to Memphis, TN,to join Dave Matthews Band, The Killers, Cardi B, Khalid, One Republic, Gary Clark, Jr.and more at the Beale Street Music Festival tonight May 3rd. Shinedown will return to their roots inJacksonville, FL for an epic set at Welcome to Rockville tomorrow May 4th, before kicking offa limited run of ‘An Evening With Shinedown’ shows. Beginning May 6th in New Orleans atThe Fillmore, these special performances will offer fans a more intimate live experience, withback-to-back nights planned in Atlanta, Myrtle Beach, and Nashville. Shinedown’sATTENTION ATTENTION World Tour has been selling out arenas and receiving rave reviews,backed by their biggest, most eye-popping production yet. On June 21st, Shinedown kicks off their summer headlining run with support from Badflower, Dinosaur Pile-Up, and Broken Handson coast-to-coast dates produced by Live Nation, and will headline WNOR Lunatic Luau 2019 on May 17 in Virginia Beach, VAMMRBQ on May 18 in Camden, NJRocklahoma on May 24 in Pryor, OKInkarceration Festival on July 12 in Mansfield, OH, andRiff Fest on July 13 in Detroit, MI.
Shinedown’s chart-topping album ATTENTION ATTENTIONout now via Atlantic Records, simultaneously hit #1 on Billboard’s Alternative, Top Rock and Hard Rock Albums Chartsdebuted Top 5 on the Billboard 200 and spawned current Top 10 Active Rock hit “MONSTERS”#1 Active Rock hit “DEVIL,” and the rousing track “THE HUMAN RADIO”, in addition to “GET UP.”

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