Jim on going back to ‘Futures’

Jim talked with The Herald Sun about the 10 year anniversary for ‘Futures’ and what it means to go back and play it.

“There’s a handful of Futures songs that we’ve continued to play live this whole time. The ones we haven’t are like a mini time machine and takes me back.”

Read the full article here.

Rick on CaskWerks Distillery’s Progress

“It’s usually items of tin or aluminum bestowed as gifts upon ten-year anniversaries, but for Jimmy Eat World bassist Rick Burch, the decennium of the band’s classic album Futures coincides with the opening of a distillery in Arizona with friends John Miller and Jeff Barlow called CaskWerks Distilling Co, that specialises in whiskey, cider and gin.”

Check out the progress on Rick’s distillery, CaskWerks, here.

Jimmy Eat World hint at ‘Futures’ performance for Lock Up set

This year, Jimmy Eat World are taking on the coveted double-duty at Reading and Leeds: not only have the band already played on the Main Stage at Reading, they’ll be stepping out once again later this evening when they appear on the Lock Up stage.

That’s not all: if the band’s bassist Rick Burch is to be trusted, their evening slot could boast a full performance of their 2004 album ‘Futures’, to help celebrate its tenth anniversary on UK shores. Read the full interview here.

PS: It’s happening.