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November 7, 2020
Motion City Soundtrack recently released a previously unreleased song called "Wired Weird" as part of a digital compilation tribute album for their friend and producer Ed Ackerson who passed away in 2019. The album is called Closer to Heaven: A Tribute To Ed Ackerson and is available on the Susstones Bandcamp store, you can purchase the album and track there and read more about the project.
Posted November 7, 2020 11:25 am EST

August 31, 2020
I'm a bit late in posting this, but a month ago Motion City Soundtrack released a new song called "Crooked Ways". The song is actually not new, but it's a song they originally submitted for consideration for the soundtrack of a Twilight movie and now it has been released as part of a playlist for the Midnight Sun book. You can read more about this in Twilight author Stephenie Meyer's blog post. You can listen to the song on YouTube and purchase it online at digital music stores.
Posted August 31, 2020 11:20 pm EST

June 16, 2020
Motion City Soundtrack has released a cover of "A Dip in the Ocean" by Fountains of Wayne as part of a compilation available for purchase and streaming on Bandcamp called Saving for a Custom Van. The album honors Adam Schlesinger who passed away in April due to complications from COVID-19 and proceeds from the album benefit COVID-19 relief. Adam worked with MCS as a producer on their Even if It Kills Me album. See the full album tracks below - Motion City Soundtrack's cover is song 11. You can purchase the whole album for $10 or one song for $1.

Posted June 16, 2020 11:55 pm EST

June 18, 2019
Website notice: Motion City Memories has a new URL - please update your bookmarks to MotionCitySoundtrack.net. I will have a re-direct in place for a short time, so please update your bookmarks/favorites.

As for news... Motion City Soundtrack has announced they are re-uniting for the "Don't Call It a Comeback" tour that kicks off on New Year's Eve (December 31, 2019) in Chicago. How exciting :) Tickets for the tour will go on sale this Friday, June 21, or on pre-sale later today if you sign up for the e-mail list or buy a shirt at their merch store. The full list of dates and ticket links is posted on the tour dates page, note that the Minnesota show is still TBD.
Posted June 18, 2019 1:35 am EST

March 12, 2016
Hello out there!
I apologize that I have not had much time to devote to this website for the past year and a half. I logged into my e-mail today and was surprised to find some e-mails from people who visit this site.

As most of you die-hards know, Motion City Soundtrack announced yesterday on their website that they are 'done' for now...here is the message:
"Hello, friends.

It has been a quiet winter for us. We've had some time at home after a very busy 2015. With this time, we've been able to think about the past, present, and future of Motion City Soundtrack. All of this thinking has lead to several conversations, and these conversations have lead us to a very bittersweet realization:

We have no idea what the future holds, but for now we are done.

Needless to say, we're feeling all the feels - you may be as well. If so, or if you've ever been touched by our music, we ask you to come out and sing along with us one last time in 2016.

Please stay tuned for a very special final tour announcement on Monday. You can sign up to our email list HERE to be the first to hear the news. We really hope to see each and every one of you out there one more time.

Thanks for all the love over the years. It really means a lot to us - and it always will.

Josh, Justin, Jesse, Matt, and Tony"

As for this website - I see this site shifting more to a archive/historical site rather than a place to catch breaking MCS news. The internet is at a place where news is now reported instantly on social media so I think this site is better off as a place to reminisce and find information - because I know all of you are writing your next book report on MCS :)

Thanks everyone for the messages and for visiting my site. If I didn't get back to you on something please send me another e-mail.
Posted March 12, 2016 4:48 pm EST

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