Responding to public demand, Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen recording group Panic! At The Disco has moved up the release of their hugely anticipated new album. 'Vices & Virtues' – which includes the first single, “The Ballad of Mona Lisa” – will now arrive in stores and at all digital retailers on March 22nd.
Pre-orders for the album are available now at iTunes, where it has proven so popular “Vices & Virtues' has already reached the top 5 overall on the “Top Albums” chart. In addition, pre-orders are also currently being offered at both Panic! At The Disco’s official website and the Fueled By Ramen webstore. Though the most limited of the deluxe packages, the “Fantastical Bundle” sold out almost instantly, 'Vices & Virtues' is still being offered in an array of unique bundles, featuring such exciting exclusives as a Limited Edition Box Set that includes a 32 page perfect bound book of art and photos, 4 full colour 5x5 photo cards, a foldout poster, a DVD with special new video content, and 4 additional bonus tracks. Additional extras available to those pre-ordering include an iTunes exclusive track, two b-sides, and a limited edition “Black Plague” t-shirt. All pre-orders in the US receive an instant download of “The Ballad of Mona Lisa.”
Panic! At The Disco will herald 'Vices & Virtues' with an eagerly anticipated live performance at The Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles on March 1st, following their recent series of sold out shows in London, Germany, and New York City.
Panic! At The Disco has also slated a pair of upcoming TV appearances to celebrate the release of 'Vices &l Virtues'. First up is a visit to TBS’ Conan, scheduled for Monday, March 28th. That performance will be followed one week later with a Monday, April 4th appearance on TBS’ Lopez Tonight (check local listings).
Produced by Butch Walker (Weezer, Pink) and John Feldmann (Neon Trees, The Used), 'Vices & Virtues' marks Panic! At The Disco’s first new release in three years, as well as their debut outing as a duo comprised of singer/multi-instrumentalist Brendon Urie and drummer Spencer Smith.