Multi-platinum rockers Candlebox announce new digital deluxe album to coincide with their special guest appearance on Bush’s “Loaded: The Greatest Hits Tour”

A Little Longer Goodbye (Tour Edition) Will Feature the 12 Tracks on The Long Goodbye Record Plus Two Bonus Live Songs and the Official Launch of the Single “Washed Up”


Multi-platinum Seattle rockers Candlebox have at least one final act, after all. The group has revealed that they will unveil A Little Longer Goodbye (Tour Edition), the digital deluxe version of the album The Long Goodbye, on all DSPs Friday, July 12 via Round Hill Records. The digital release will feature the 12 tracks on the record plus two bonus live songs, including “Elegante” and “Cellphone Jesus” (Recorded at Club Amanda in Santiago, Chile on October 27, 2023), as well as the official launch of the single “Washed Up.”

“The response to The Long Goodbye has been so great that we decided to stick around a little longer; add some bonus live material. We are so happy to be able to kick out the jams a little bit longer,” said Candlebox Frontman Kevin Martin. “Thank you to everyone for your amazing response to the record, it’s been so heartwarming and positive and we’re stoked!”

The digital release is being unveiled in conjunction with their much-anticipated appearance as special guests, along with Jerry Cantrell, on Bush’s “Loaded: The Greatest Hits Tour.” During the routing, which kicks off July 26 in Bend, OR at the Hayden Homes Amphitheater and culminates August 26 in Charlotte, NC at Skyla Credit Union Amphitheatre, Candlebox, will perform songs from the A Little Longer Goodbye (Tour Edition) as well as the hits that defined their career, including “Far Behind,” “You” and “Cover Me,” which propelled their self-titled debut album to sell more than four million copies worldwide.

A Little Longer Goodbye (Tour Edition) follows Candlebox’s eighth studio album, which was quite a swan song for the 30 plus veteran band. Praised by critics for its hard-hitting, groove-infested beats and mature, soul-searching themes of love, loss, redemption, and the journey in between. The Long Goodbye received acclaim from such media outlets as:

The Long Goodbye is loaded with great songs. Call it the sound of a career well-lived. Fine work.” ~ Mike O’ Cull, Rock and Blues Muse 


“Candlebox signs off with vibrant ‘The Long Goodbye’” ~ Jeremy Lukens, Glide Magazine


“The beginning of the album starts off gritty, just like the band, and throughout it grows softer into beautiful melodic pieces. This is a great last album to leave, telling the story of the band, and the emotion behind the decision.” ~ Zaneta Padilla


The official track list for A Little Longer Goodbye (Tour Edition) is as follows:

 “What Do You Need” (Featuring Mona)

“Who You Are”







“Running With The Stars”

“Nails On A Chalkboard”

“Cellphone Jesus”

“I Should Be Happy”

“Elegante” (Live)

“Cellphone Jesus” (Live)

“Washed Up”

BUSH’s “Loaded: The Greatest Hits Tour” with special guests Candlebox and Jerry Cantrell official tour dates:

Jul. 26 – Bend, OR – Hayden Homes Amphitheater
Jul. 27 – Airway Heights, WA – BECU Live at Northern Quest
Jul. 29 – Great Falls, MT – Pacific Steel & Recycling Arena – Montana State Fair
Jul. 31 – West Valley City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre
Aug. 1 – Denver, CO – Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre *
Aug. 3 – La Crosse, WI – Copeland Park*
Aug. 4 – Indianapolis, IN – Everwise Amphitheater at White River State Park
Aug. 6 – Cedar Rapids, IA – McGrath Amphitheatre
Aug. 7 – Chicago, IL – Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Aug. 9 – Nashville, TN – Nashville Municipal Auditorium
Aug. 10 – Maryland Heights, MO – Saint Louis Music Park
Aug. 13 – Cleveland, OH – Jacobs Pavilion*
Aug. 14 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
Aug. 16 – Sterling Heights, MI – Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre
Aug. 17 – Lewiston, NY – Artpark Outdoor Amphitheater
Aug. 19 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
Aug. 21 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
Aug. 23 – Atlantic City, NJ – Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena
Aug. 24 – Boston, MA – Leader Bank Pavilion
Aug. 26 – Charlotte, NC – Skyla Credit Union Amphitheatre

All dates produced by Live Nation except *


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About Candlebox 

Emerging from Seattle’s burgeoning mid-90s grunge scene, Candlebox quickly found mainstream success with their deep, lyrically-driven melodies and big radio hooks, as evidenced by their massive hits “Far Behind,” “You” and “Cover Me,” which propelled their self-titled debut album, a defining record of the decade, to sell more than four million copies worldwide. Their follow-up album, Lucy, earned a platinum certification and solidified Candlebox as a tour de force in the thriving rock scene. While the commercial success of the first album played a pivotal role in the band’s trajectory to the top, it was their raw and unapologetically honest live performances that ultimately solidified their place among Seattle’s elite. In 1998, Candlebox released Happy Pills, which would be their last album before going on hiatus from 2000 to 2006. In 2008, the band reformed and released their fourth album, Into The Sun, and hit the road for the first time in 10 years, touring extensively and releasing Alive In Seattle, a live album that included tracks from every era of their career. 2016 marked the triumphant return of Candlebox with the release of Disappearing In Airports, a more classic rock-driven album hailed by many critics and fans as their best work in years. Singles “Vexatious” and “Supernova” drove the album to debut at #9 on the Billboard Charts and spurred multiple U.S. and international tours including major festival appearances at Carolina Rebellion, Welcome to Rockville, and Lollapalooza Chile. The band released their album, Wolves, in 2021, and then a live, acoustic album, Live at The Neptune in 2023. Later that year, Candlebox unveiled The Long Goodbye (August 25, 2023)which was slated to be their final album, as well as The Maverick Years, a seven LP boxed set (September 22, 2023). Yet, for a band that is known for its resilience and longevity in an industry known for its unpredictability, there’s one thing you can be sure of. These stalwarts of rock music will always be here to take fans on a wild and visceral journey.

Candlebox Members:

Kevin Martin (vocals)

Adam Kury (bass)

Brian Quinn (guitar)

Island Styles (guitar)

BJ Kerwin (drums),

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