06/26/2008 - "My Sweet Love," the first single from John's new album, Life, Death, Love and Freedom, in stores July 15th, has a new web-only video! Stay tuned for the release of "My Sweet Love's" official video that was filmed a few weeks ago in Savannah, GA. Watch the web-only video now on YouTube! Be sure to rate it, leave a comment, share it with your friends and add it to your personal web page/blog/social networking site! While at YouTube, be sure to visit John's official YouTube page for lots of other fantastic Mellencamp clips to watch.
06/26/2008 - Here is the Rolling Stone review of John's new album featured in the new issue hitting store shelves in the next few days:
"American Gothic John Mellencamp teams up with T Bone Burnett for a dark political album that fits the national mood."
Earlier this year, John McCain used John Mellencamp's hits "Our Country" and
"Pink Houses" during stump speeches, until the Democratic singer asked him to
stop. It's unlikely that the Republican candidate would find anything useful for
his campaign on Life, Death, Love and Freedom. Mellencamp teamed up with
producer T Bone Burnett to create a whole new sound — a set of textured,
atmospheric folk and country blues that adds up to one of the most compelling
albums of Mellencamp's career... Read More
06/25/2008 - Head over to John Mellencamp's Official MySpace site to listen to "My Sweet Love." The song is also available on John's iLike, and Facebook pages. John has just added an Imeem site, check it out! Tell your friends to check it out and embed it on YOUR MySpace page!
06/25/2008 - An upcoming feature on Mellencamp.com is going to feature fan photos and videos from John's Summer tour!
We are asking all Mellencamp fans to upload any videos taken at a Mellencamp show, either via their cell phones or cameras, to YouTube.com. Full songs, partial songs, footage of you in the crowd dancing, whatever Mellencamp footage you have, we want to see it! be sure to email us with the link to any clips as the best clips are going to be featured on Mellencamp.com! Read More
06/25/2008 - John kicks off his Summer Tour this Saturday at Milwaukee's famous Summerfest. John will be joined at the show by Opening Act Lucinda Williams. This show will, no doubt, be a killer mix of Mellencamp classics and cuts from his upcoming album Life, Death, Love and Freedom. We want you to share your experiences at all the upcoming shows, so be sure to email your reviews to email@example.com and then post them on the Mellencamp MESSAGE BOARD!
06/23/2008 - Willie Nelson to Deliver Initial Relief Funds Saturday to Iowa Grassroots
SOMERVILLE, Mass. — As flooding continues to ravage agricultural and rural towns
on the banks of the Mississippi River and other rivers, Farm Aid is activating
its Family Farm Disaster Fund to get immediate relief to family farmers in Iowa,
Wisconsin and across the Midwest. Farm Aid President and Founder Willie Nelson
will distribute the first grant from the Family Farm Disaster Fund on Saturday,
June 21, to the Iowa Grassroots Coalition, a group of farm and faith-based
organizations in Iowa working on the recovery effort. Read More
Like so many formidable singer/ songwriters that reigned in past decades, John
Mellencamp has been tossed off top 40, but he's adapted to a comfortable new
home at country and triple A—and the latter format is lapping up folk-laden "My
Sweet Love" from upcoming full-length "Life, Death, Love and Freedom" (July 15). Read More
06/13/2008 - As you may have noticed, the last edition of John's website is no longer online. The website is being rebuilt using the new look of this page. The full website will be available in time for the release of John's new album. Stay tuned for updates. Read More
06/05/2008 - John's official online radio station, AM (All Mellencamp) Radio, has put John's two new songs in heavy rotation. You can hear one of the new songs roughly every 40 minutes - well worth the wait, since you get to hear some great classic Mellencamp, from our catalog of several hundred songs and rarities, at the same time. Keep listening to AM Radio online as we premiere even more of the new album in the coming weeks. Take a listen to AM Radio today!Click HERE to read the lyrics for BOTH new songs.
06/05/2008 - The first single from John's new album, Life, Death, Love and Freedom, is the track "My Sweet Love"! It has been sent out to radio stations nationwide. The song has been released to stations in the AAA and Americana formats. It will also be showing up on Rock and Adult Hot A/C stations. Be listening for it!
06/04/2008 - Here is the official press release announcing the details of John's new album:
Los Angeles, May 9, 2008: John Mellencamp's eagerly anticipated new album, Life, Death, Love and Freedom, produced by T Bone Burnett, will be released July 15 by Hear Music at Starbucks Company-operated locations in the U.S. and Canada as well as traditional music retail. Read More