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Pop/Punk outfit Relient K to tour

Relient K has announced an impressive run of tour dates headlining venues from 1000-3000 in capacity, marking the first extensive outing in support of the band's newly released fourth album Mmhmm. The itinerary, set to begin in early February, will see the Canton, Ohio-based group venturing from Florida to California on what will be only their third tour as headliners. The pop punk trio averages 150-200 live dates annually.

Mmhmm debuted week of release ( November 2) at #15 on the Billboard 200
album chart, and has to date sold over 200,000. The debut sales
effectively doubled those set in 2003 by the debut of Relient K's
Top 40 third album, Two Lefts Don't Make A Right...But Three Do. To
Mmhmm has already recorded sales of more than 200,000.

The Mmhmm release was further highlighted by a #1 debut on Billboard's
Internet album chart. The band remains one of the most popular artists
the heavily trafficked purevolume.com (see
where they recently passed the rare 1 million plays threshold. The
Volume site is now streaming a trio of tracks from Mmhmm.

All told, Relient K has sold over one million albums, with their Grammy
Award-nominated Two Lefts Don't Make A Right...But Three Do and 2001's
Anatomy of the Tongue in Cheek both nearing RIAA gold status.

The 14-track Mmhmm, released in conjunction with the independent Gotee
Records label, was produced by Mark Townsend and Relient K lead
vocalist/guitarist Matt Thiessen, with various tracks mixed by Tom
(Oasis, Rolling Stones). "Be My Escape," the album's first single,
will ship nationwide to all formats in late February.

Relient K on Tour
February, 2005
with special guests Mae and Name Taken

5 Orlando, Florida Social Pavilion
6 Tampa, Florida Masquerade
8 Birmingham, Alabama BA Warehouse
9 Memphis, Tennessee New Daisy Theater
11 Houston, Texas Meridian
12 Dallas, Texas Granada Theater
13 Tulsa, Oklahoma Cain's Ballroom
14 Kansas City, Missouri Beaumont Club
15 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Bricktown Events Center
17 Phoenix, Arizona The Venue
19 Los Angeles, California Avalon
20 San Diego, California Ground Zero
25 Albuquerque, New Mexico TBA
26 Denver, Colorado Aztlan Theater

www.mmhmm.com or www.relientk.com

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