Connect the Dots (song)

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"Connect the Dots"
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Single by New Found Glory
from the album Kill It Live
Released September 10, 2013 (2013-09-10)
Format Digital download, 7" vinyl
Recorded 2013 at Buzzbomb Sound Labs, Orange, California[1]
Genre Pop punk, alternative rock
Length 3:11
Label Violently Happy/Bridge Nine
Songwriter(s) New Found Glory
Producer(s) Paul Miner, New Found Glory
New Found Glory singles chronology
"Radiosurgery"
(2011)
"Connect the Dots"
(2013)
"Radiosurgery"
(2011)
"Connect the Dots"
(2013)

"Connect the Dots" is a song by American rock band New Found Glory, serving as a limited edition single from their first live album Kill It Live (2013). The single was released on September 10 via Violently Happy Records, a partnership between independent label Bridge Nine Records and the bands guitarist Chad Gilbert.[2][3]

The single was announced in August and later released as a digital download on September 10,[4][5] before a 7" vinyl limited to just 1,000 pressings across three variants on September 17.[6] The single features title track "Connect the Dots" (one of three new studio recordings specifically for Kill It Live), as well as live recordings of "Truck Stop Blues" and "Better Off Dead", which were not included in the final cut of the full album.[7] The band had performed two sold-out dates at the Chain Reaction music venue in Anaheim, California between March 27—28, 2013.[8]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[9]
No. Title Length
1. "Connect the Dots" 3:11
Total length: 3:11
7" vinyl[6]
No. Title Length
1. "Connect the Dots" 3:11
2. "Better Off Dead (live)" 3:01
3. "Truck Stop Blues (live)" 2:19
Total length: 8:31

Personnel[edit]

The following personnel contributed to Connect the Dots, as adapted from the single liner notes.[10]

New Found Glory
Production

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalogue #
Worldwide September 10, 2013 (2013-09-10)[11] Violently Happy/Bridge Nine Digital download B9R198/VHR005
September 17, 2013 (2013-09-17)[6] 7" vinyl

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Found Glory - Connect the Dots (Vinyl)". Discogs (Zink Media, Inc.). Retrieved September 11, 2013. 
  2. ^ Obenschain, Philip (July 9, 2013). "New Found Glory announce live album, 'Kill It Live,' set for fall release". Alternative Press (Alternative Magazines, Inc). Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Violently Happy Records". Bridge Nine Records. March 21, 2013. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  4. ^ Obenschain, Philip (September 10, 2013). "Listen to New Found Glory's new single, Connect The Dots". Alternative Press (Alternative Magazines, Inc.). Retrieved September 12, 2013. 
  5. ^ Bridgeman, Jenny (September 11, 2013). "New Found Glory streaming Connect The Dots from upcoming album Kill It Live". Kerrang! (Bauer Media Group). Archived from the original on September 13, 2013. Retrieved September 12, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b c "New Found Glory "Connect The Dots" #B9R197". Bridge Nine Records. August 19, 2013. Retrieved August 22, 2013. 
  7. ^ Tate, Jason (August 19, 2013). "New Found Glory Post Up 7" Pre-Order". AbsolutePunk (Buzz Media). Retrieved August 22, 2013. 
  8. ^ "New Found Glory set to release first live album in October!". Rock Sound (Freeway Press, Inc). July 10, 2013. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Connect the Dots: New Found Glory". Amazon MP3 (Amazon.com). Retrieved September 12, 2013. 
  10. ^ Connect the Dots (Vinyl). New Found Glory. Violently Happy/Bridge Nine. 2013. B9R198/VHR005. 
  11. ^ "Music - Connect the Dots - Single by New Found Glory". iTunes (Apple, Inc.). Retrieved September 12, 2013.