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They're one of those bands that you've heard everywhere on the radio. In fact, every time we're in the car and a song of theirs comes on, Husbando asks me, "I love this song! Who sings it?" It's become a bit of a recurring joke, because 9 times out of 10 the answer is One Republic.

One Republic put out their first record,  Dreaming Out Loud in 2007. The album included the smash single "Apologize,"  which got them  a Grammy nomination. The band's sophomore album, 2009's Waking Up, produced three singles: "All the Right Moves," "Secrets" and "Good Life."

One Republic's third studio album Native, was released in March 2013 and produced the hit singles "If I Lose Myself," "Feel Again," "Love Runs Out," "I Lived" and their biggest song to date "Counting Stars," which reached #1 in 54 countries and has sold over 10 million downloads. Native sold over 5 million units worldwide.

My favorite was "Love Runs Out".  Anyway, they're coming to Kansas City to kick off their summer tour right.  According to Press Newswire:

Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated quintet, OneRepublic announced with Honda today they will tour North America this summer when they embark on the 2017Honda Civic Tour, promoted by Live Nation. The Honda Civic Tour is in its 16th year, and has become an annual live-music tradition collaborating with talented music makers since 2001.  Featuring support from chart-topping Fitz and The Tantrums and opener James Arthur, season nine winner of British The X Factor, Honda Civic Tour will make 36 stops in the U.S. The summer tour launches in Kansas City at the Sprint Center on July 7, and includes dates in Nashville, Detroit, Virginia Beach, Philadelphia, Hartford, Dallas, Los Angeles and, of course, in Anaheim at the Honda Center on Sept. 2. The 2017 Honda Civic Tour will offer the most engaging experiences and promotions for fans to-date. For more information and news throughout the tour, please visit please visit HondaCivicTour.com.

Did you catch that one awesome little detail?  FITZ AND THE TANTRUMS!

Hot dagnabbit, that's gonna be a good show.  Here's hoping we get tickets!

Counting Stars,

Behka