Takeover Tuesday Playlist: Mayday Parade&#zero39;s Alex Garcia Shares Recent Finds From The Clash, J. Cole & More

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Welcome again to Takeover Tuesday, the place every week, Billboard faucets chart-topping artists and tastemakers to compile their very personal playlist unique to Billboard&#zero39;s Spotify account. We give the artists free rein to base the checklist on no matter topic they select. The solely rule? Make it as artistic and distinctive to them as doable.

After storming onto the scene in 2006 with their debut EP, Tales Told by Dead Friends, Mayday Parade turned one of many key voices in emo and pop punk that helped to outline a brand new period in rock music.

Still devoted as ever, the band continues to please their eternal fan base by releasing albums each two to a few years, culminating within the launch of their sixth studio album, Sunnyland, in June. In assist of the album, Mayday Parade will embark on their 39-date Welcome to Sunnyland US tour, which kicks off at present (Oct. 2) of their hometown of Tallahassee, Florida.

In the seek for one thing new to hearken to earlier than hitting the highwayMayday&#zero39;s lead guitarist Alex Garcia created a playlist of songs that lately grabbed his consideration and shared it with Billboard for this week&#zero39;s Takeover Tuesday playlist. Garcia&#zero39;s eclectic mixture of 22 tunes -- together with cuts from J. Cole, The Beatles, B.B. King and The Clash -- is reflective of his sporadic choice course of.

“These are simply songs that I’ve discovered or heard randomly by means of the primary little bit of fall that for some motive or one other caught me," Garcia defined. "If I discover myself actively being like, &#zero39;What is that?&#zero39; I at all times add it to my playlists. That’s one of the best ways I’ve been capable of finding new music.”

One of his picks isn&#zero39;t only a happenstance stumble-upon, although -- Mayday Parade&#zero39;s impassioned Sunnyland lead single "Piece of Your Heart" is available in as Garcia&#zero39;s final monitor. Get a peek into Garcia&#zero39;s music listening habits along with his playlist under, and take a look at when Mayday Parade&#zero39;s tour will probably be stopping by a metropolis close to you.

Welcome To Sunnyland Tour Dates

October 2 -- The Moon in Tallahassee, FL
October four -- Iron City in Birmingham, AL
October 5 -- House Of Blues in New Orleans, LA
October 6 -- White Oak Music Hall in Houston, TX
October 7 -- Alamo City Music Hall in San Antonio, TX
October 9 -- House Of Blues in Dallas, TX
October 11 -- The Van Buren in Phoenix, AZ
October 12 -- Vinyl @ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV
October 14 -- House Of Blues in San Diego, CA
October 16 -- House Of Blues in Anaheim, CA
October 17 -- The UC Theatre in Berkeley, CA
October 18 -- Ace of Spades in Sacramento, CA
October 20 -- Wonder Ballroom in Portland, OR
October 21 -- The Showbox in Seattle, WA
October 23 -- The Complex in Salt Lake City, UT
October 24 -- Summit Music Hall in Denver, CO
October 26 -- House Of Blues in Chicago, IL
October 27 -- The Rave in Milwaukee, WI
October 28 -- The Pageant in St. Louis, MO
October 30 -- First Avenue in Minneapolis, MN
November 1 -- Bogart’s in Cincinnati, OH
November 2 -- Royal Oak Music Theatre in Royal Oak, MI
November three -- Agora Theatre in Cleveland, OH
November four -- Newport Music Hall in Columbus, OH
November 6 -- Stage AE in Pittsburgh, PA
November 7 -- Rebel in Toronto, ON
November eight -- Town Ballroom in Buffalo, NY
November 9 -- Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ
November 10 -- House of Blues in Boston, MA
November 13 -- PlayStation Theater in New York, NY
November 14 -- The Fillmore in Philadelphia, PA
November 15 -- Fillmore Silver Spring in Silver Spring, MD
November 16 -- The Fillmore in Charlotte, NC
November 17 -- Masquerade in Atlanta, GA
November 18 -- Marathon Music Works in Nashville, TN
November 20 -- Maverick’s in Jacksonville, FL
November 21 -- The Ritz Ybor in Tampa, FL
November 23 -- House of Blues in Lake Buena Vista, FL
November 24 -- Revolution Live in Ft. Lauderdale, FL