Wednesday, December 30, 2015

WXPN "Key Studio Sessions" performance

The Innocence Mission traveled to WXPN recently to record a handful of songs live for The Key Studio Sessions all of which are available for download and streaming at SoundCloud.

Check out the story at WXPN here. (There's also a link to the recordings on their page)
or check out the 4 recordings directly at SoundCloud here or listen below.

Songs recorded include, "Tom On The Boulevard," "Blue And Yellow," "Brotherhood Of Man" and "When The One - Flowered Suitcase."

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Surprise performance sighting

On November 22nd, Karen and Don Peris performed during the encore of the Ocean Blue's show at the Chameleon Club in Lancaster, PA. The song performed was a cover of "I'll Be Your Mirror" by The Velvet Underground. You can see the clip below.

Here are several Instagram photos from the performance.

#TheOceanBlue AND #TheInnocenceMission -- this is what Heaven will be like

A photo posted by Ned Bustard (@nedbustard) on

#theoceanblue #chameleonclub #lancaster #karenperis #innocensemission

A photo posted by Carol Buck (@gravengal) on

Amazing end to the #sirerecords vinyl shows last eve in Lancaster! Thanks Don and Karen of @theinnocencemission !

A photo posted by THE OCEAN BLUE (@theeoceanblue) on

Source : Marlon Hart, Facebook

Monday, November 16, 2015

Japanese anthology album "For Quiet Corner"

On November 25th, P-Vine will be releasing the first Innocence Mission anthology album (import only from Japan), For Quiet Corner. The 24-track album combines a combination of recently released songs from the band, as well a handful of tracks found on Don and Karen's solo projects.

On December 2nd, P-Vine will also be releasing Hello I Feel The Same in Japan. There appears to be one bonus track, "At Sea".

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Mark your calendar! Lancaster Roots & Blues Fest 2016

Although there has been no official announcement from the band, The Innocence Mission are scheduled to play live publically for the first time since 2004 at the Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival next year. There is no word yet if there will be any touring to follow. This may end up being a one shot performance.

Here are the details:

Friday, February 26th at Steinman Hall at the Ware Center

Lancaster Roots & Blues
891 Parkside Lane
Lancaster, PA 17601
Telephone: 717-875-2772
E-mail: info@lancasterrootsandblues.com

Source: Richard Ruoff, Facebook

Friday, October 16, 2015

Full length "Washington Field Trip" music video

The band has uploaded another full-length music video for the song "Washington Field Trip". Check it out below.

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Full length "Hello I Feel The Same" music video

The full-length animated music video premiere for "Hello I Feel The Same" is now available exclusively through Culturecollide.com.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

New album "Hello I Feel The Same" available for pre-order!

The Innocence Mission's new 11-track album, Hello I Feel The Same is now available for pre-order through Bandcamp.com. The album is being released digitally, as well as on CD and a limited pressing 12" vinyl in the US. No details have yet been released regarding an international release.

Pre-orders begins on September 23th for iTunes and October 16th at retail outlets nationwide.

Tracks include:

1. Hello I Feel the Same
2. Tom on the Boulevard
3. Washington Field Trip
4. When the One Flowered Suitcase
5. Barcelona
6. State Park
7. Fred Rogers
8. Blue and Yellow
9. Daily
10. Spring Is Written on Your Door
11. The Color Green

You can listen to two full length tracks on the band's Bandcamp linked above. Those two tracks are "Tom on the Boulevard" and "Washington Field Trip".

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Korda Records announces signing of The Innocence Mission

Minneapolis start-up label, Korda Records, has officially announced the signing of The Innocence Mission for the band's next album due to release in October. Korda Records is a co-op label created by friend David Schelzel (of the Ocean Blue) and such artists as Allison LaBonne, Brian Tighe and Jim Ruiz.

The band will begin taking pre-orders for the new album later this month. No album details have been released at this time.

Sources: Pascal Rodriguez, theinnocencemission.com

Friday, May 15, 2015

The upcoming album

Here's a sneak peek at the new album in progress.

Source: Mike Bitts, Facebook.

Monday, March 30, 2015

Super Genius Reunion Show

Update 9/1/2016: Tim Kwiat has pasted some photos from the rehearsal as well as details about the show.

Update 5/15/2015: The show has been rescheduled to May 31st.

Original post: Tim Kwiat, Mike Bitts and Steve Brown will be reuniting on Sunday, April 26th at Ephrata Main for a reunion show. The entire album will be performed along with a few new songs and covers. Doors open at 2pm and admission is free.

Source: Tim Kwiat, Facebook