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Fireworks Release “Oh, Common Life,” Premiere New Music Video For “Glowing Crosses”

March 25th, 2014 by Megan Washington

Detroit, Michigan’s Fireworks have released their highly anticipated album Oh, Common Life today! The album can be purchased digitally now on iTunes:, physically through Merch Direct and on stops of the band’s current tour. Hot Topic stores are carrying an exclusive, orange vinyl pressing of the record.

When purchased physically from select indie retailers, fans will receive a 3 song acoustic EP which includes a brand new, never before heard song! A full list of participating retailers can be seen here:

Acoustic EP Track Listing:
1. Oh Common Life (new song)
2. I Locked My Time Capsule
3. One More Creature Dizzy With Love

Alternative Press is currently debuting the band’s brand new music video for their song “Glowing Crosses” along with an exclusive track-by-track breakdown of each song on Oh, Common Life. Head over to to watch the video and read the album breakdown:

The magazine recently posted their 4.5/5 star review of the album, stating “Part of what makes Oh, Common Life so gripping is the way Fireworks have pushed their songwriting into a place that sounds wholly theirs, fusing their pop-punk influences with power-pop smarts and a host of ’90s alt-rock flourishes.” The entire review can be read here: This is just one of the many rave reviews “Oh, Common Life” has received, with Under The Gun calling the album “the first perfect album of 2014”.

“Oh, Common Life” Track Listing:
1. Glowing Crosses
2. Bed Sores
3.The Back Window’s Down
4. Flies on Tape
5. Woods
6. Play God Only Knows At My Funeral
7. One More Creature Dizzy With Love
8. The Only Thing That Haunts This House is Me
9.The Sound of Young America
10. Run, Brother, Run
11. The Hotbed of Life

The band is currently touring North America with The Wonder Years, Real Friends, Citizen and Modern Baseball. The tour has already sold out many of the scheduled dates. The band performs tonight in San Diego, CA.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased here:

Fireworks is also confirmed for this year’s Bled Fest in Howell, Michigan on May 24th with The Menzingers, Title Fight, Man Overboard and many more. Tickets for the festival can be purchased at

Composed of vocalist David Mackinder, lead guitarist Brett Jones, guitarist Chris Mojan, bassist Kyle O’Neil and keyboardist Adam Mercer, Fireworks is a band filled with electric personalities and endless influences, who have shared the stage with acts such as New Found Glory, Saves The Day, The Starting Line, All Time Low and many more.

For more information:

Remaining Tour Dates:
3/25/14 – Soma – San Diego, CA
3/26/14 – Nile Theater – Mesa, AZ
3/28/14 – Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO
3/29/14 – Diamond Ballroom – Oklahoma City, OK
3/30/14 – The Door – Dallas, TX
3/31/14 – White Rabbit – San Antonio, TX
4/1/14 – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX
4/2/14 – House of Blues – New Orleans, LA
4/4/14 – The Orpheum – Tampa, FL
4/5/14 – Roc Bar – Jacksonville, FL
4/6/14 – Culture Room – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
4/7/14 – The Beacham – Orlando, FL
4/9/14 – The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
4/10/14 – Greene Street Club- Greensboro, NC
4/11/14 – The National- Richmond, VA
4/12/14 – Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA
4/13/14 – Sound Stage – Baltimore, MD
4/15/14 – The Palladium – Worcester, MA
4/16/14 – Phoenix Concert Theatre – Toronto, ON
4/17/14 – Best Buy Theater – New York, NY

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