Do you think Jack's Mannequin'sThe Glass Passenger is a sophomore slump or comeback of the year? We've pitted two staff members against each other to debate its merits on whether it will live on as a worthy successor or fall into the dreaded sophomore slump category. Read the justification for each in the replies and feel free to post your own thoughts.
Andrew McMahon is having a huge fundraising concert for his Dear Jack Foundation on November 18th in LA. For the first time, McMahon will play both Jack's Mannequin and Something Corporate songs. Head to the replies for all the details.
Jack's Mannequin will release an iTunes-exclusive deluxe edition of their latest album, The Glass Passenger, on March 16th. In addition to the original album, the download will include the In Valleys EP, The Ghost Overground EP, live songs, and tour footage. The tracklisting can be found in the replies.
The cover art for the Dear Jack DVD can be seen in the AP.net Gallery. Jack's Mannequin will also release the Dear Jack EP on November 3rd through iTunes. Track list can be seen below. A press release can be found in the replies.
Diane, the Skyscraper
There, There Katie
Swim (Music Box)
I recently spoke with Andrew McMahon about his Leukemia treatment and the upcoming Dear Jack documentary that will be out Nov. 3. The interview can be found here. A trailer for the DVD can be seen in the replies.
Update: The chat has ended. A huge thanks to Andrew for hanging out! All his replies can be found here.
Andrew McMahon (Jack's Mannequin) will be live chatting in this thread at 5pm PST/8pm EST, join us to discuss his long awaited film “Dear Jack”, latest album The Glass Passenger, and current solo tour.
Andrew McMahon (Jack's Mannequin) will be live chatting with us Wednesday, September 23 at 5pm PST/8pm EST, answering your questions about his long awaited film “Dear Jack”, latest album The Glass Passenger, and current solo tour.
Photos have leaked (in the replies) of a new wiki-friendly Jack's Mannequin website currently in development and scheduled to launch any day now. We're told the only way to find out when it's live, besides sitting at your computer all day, is to text JM to 50505 from your mobile phone. They'll be alerting fans the second it's live nearly 24 hours before the general public.
Jack's Mannequin have been playing a song entitled "Hey, Hey, Hey We're All Gonna Die" on the road. The track was demoed for The Glass Passenger, but didn't make the final cut. Head to the replies for the video.