Earlier this month, *Fall Out Boy* teased their fans with the #isMANIAdoneyet trending globally, before they finally confirmed a “YES” and announced the full tracklisting. This week, *Fall Out Boy* surprise their loyal fans with a brand-new single, “*HOLD ME TIGHT OR DON’T”* and the news that they are returning to Europe for an arena tour, kicking off on 27th March 2018 in Birmingham and wrapping up in Brussels on 12th April.
*“HOLD ME TIGHT OR DON’T”* is the fourth song to drop from *Fall Out
Boy’s* eagerly anticipated seventh studio album *M A N I A* which is released on
January 19th 2018. “*HOLD ME TIGHT OR DON’T”* received its radio premiere
on Scott Mills Radio 1 show, and Pete Wentz called into the show from California where they are in the midst of their *M A N I A* North American tour.
The video, directed by Brendan Walter and Mel Soria, can be viewed now.
It’s a love story embedded in a colourful and vibrant celebration of Dia de los Muertos. “*HOLD ME TIGHT OR DON’T” *is the fourth glimpse inside *M A N I A, *coming on the heels of global streaming hit Th*e Last Of The Real Ones *which dropped in September.
*Fall Out Boy* have also announced the tracklisting for the album:
1. Young & Menace
3. Stay Frosty Royal Milk Tea
4. HOLD ME TIGHT OR DON’T
5. Last of the Real Ones
6. Wilson (Expensive Mistakes)
8. Heavens Gate
9. Sunshine Riptide (feat. Burna Boy)
10. Bishops Knife Trick
Ahead of the tour, *Fall Out Boy* visit Europe for three very special, intimate shows. The dates sold out in seconds and will see the four-piece visit Stockholm, Berlin and London. In the UK, they will get up close and personal with their lucky fans at Electric Brixton.
*Full European tour dates (* M A N I A European tour):*
8th January – Berlin Lido
10th January – Stockholm Debaser
11th January – London Electric Brixton
27th March – Birmingham Arena*
28th March – Cardiff Motorpoint Arena*
29th March – Manchester Arena*
31st March – London The O2*
3rd April – Paris Zénith*
4th April – Amsterdam AFAS Live*
6th April – Berlin Max-Schmelling-Halle*
7th April – Hamburg Mehr! Theater*
8th April – Munich Zenith*
10th April – Düsseldorf Mitsubishi Electric Halle*
12th April – Brussels Forest National*
*Fall Out Boy* are Patrick Stump, Pete Wentz, Joe Trohman and Andy Hurley.
The Grammy-nominated four-piece hail from Chicago and are one of the
world’s most successful rock bands. *M A N I A* is the follow up to
the band’s platinum-certified sixth album *American Beauty / American
Psycho* which debuted at #2 on the UK Official Albums Chart and #1 on the
Billboard Top 200 upon its January 2015 release.