Stockholm, Sweden (A-teens Official Website) - Stockholm-based pop group the A-Teens have announced that they will kick off a North American summer headlining tour on July 14 in Doswell, Virginia. The tour is in support of the Swedish quartet's third album, Pop ' Til You Drop, which comes out in the U.S. on Tuesday (June 18).
The album's first single, "Can't Help Falling In Love," is a pop rendition of the chart-topping Elvis Presley ballad from 1961.
The A-Teens' cover of the classic track also appears on the soundtrack to the upcoming Disney animated feature Lilo & Stitch, which opens in theaters nationwide on June 21.The A*Teens' Pop 'Til You Drop tour, presented by Radio Disney, will feature special guests the Baha Men and LMNT. The A-Teens--Marie Serneholt, Sara Lumholdt, Dhani Lennevald, and Amit Paul--previously released a 1999 debut album, The Abba Generation, which sold millions of copies worldwide, as did the 2000 follow-up, Teen Spirit.
In related news, the A-Teens will join fellow musicians Wynonna and Jessica Simpson in performing on the one-hour ABC television special Disney's Lilo & Stitch: Aloha From Hollywood at 9 p.m. ET on Friday (June 21).
A-Teens' Pop 'Til You Drop tour dates (subject to change):
July 14 - Doswell, VA - Kingswood Amphitheatre At King's Dominion
July 17 - Upper Darby, PA - Tower Theater
July 19 - Columbia, MD - Merriweather Post
July 20 - Gilford, NH - Meadowbrook Farm Musical Arts Center
July 21 - Providence, RI - Providence Performing Arts Center
July 23 - Poughkeepsie, NY - Mid-Hudson Civic Center
July 25 - Hershey, PA - Hersheypark Amphitheatre
July 26 - Scranton, PA - Coors Light Amphitheatre At Montage Mountain
July 27 - Erie, PA - Liberty Park Pepsi Amphitheatre
July 28 - Kings Mills, OH - Paramount King's Island
July 29 - Toronto, ON - Molson Amphitheatre
July 30 - Hamilton, ONT - Hamilton Place Theatre
July 31 - Pittsburgh, PA - Amphitheater At Station Square
August 1 - Chicago, IL - Rosemont Theater
August 2 - Detroit, MI - DTE Energy Music Theatre
August 3 - South Bend, IN - 4-H Fair
August 8- Columbus, OH - Nationwide Arena
August 10 - Valdosta, GA - Wild Adventures Theme Park
August 11 - Atlanta, GA - HiFi Buys Amphitheatre
August 15 - Lake Buena Vista, FL - House of Blues
August 16 - Tampa, FL - Tampa Bay P.A.C.
August 17 - Pompano Beach, FL - Pompano Beach Amphitheatre
August 18 - Ft. Meyers, FL - Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
August 22 - Boston, MA - FleetBoston Pavilion
August 23 - Jones Beach, NY - Tommy Hilfiger At Jones Beach Theatre
August 24 - Holmdel, NJ - P.N.C. Bank Arts Center
August 25 - Oakdale, CT - Careerbuilder.com Oakdale Theater
August 26 - Syracuse, NY - New York State Fair
August 31 - Las Vegas, NV - MGM Grand
September 1 - San Diego, CA - TBA