The Academy Is... has reunited for their Almost Here 10 year anniversary tour in which they are performing the album in its entirety. On the night after Christmas, the band was supported by PARTYBABY and Le Swish at The Observatory OC and gave a performance to remember. Check the replies for some of the highlights from the show!
I recently had the absolute pleasure to speak with William Beckett of The Academy Is... to talk about Almost Here, their upcoming tour, and a little look back into their Decaydance family -- check it out here.
We’re not going to do this for any other reason than ourselves, celebrating an album that changed our lives, and the fans.
William Beckett has written and recorded the theme song to accompany the release of science fiction author John Scalzi's new book, Lock In. The song can be heard at Scalzi's blog and in the replies, it will be hitting iTunes and other outlets soon.
The Academy Is... frontman William Beckett mentions that he is now a married man, and that the band's next album will include influences from Bruce Springsteen and David Bowie in a new interview which can be read here.
Do you think The Academy Is...'s Santi 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.