Candlebox Unleash Final Studio Album The Long Goodbye: Stream

It arrives amid the band's extensive tour with 3 Doors Down

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Candlebox, photo by Graham Fielder

Candlebox have released their final studio album, The Long Goodbye. Stream it via Apple Music or Spotify below.

“Adam, BJ, Brian, Island and I are all super excited for everyone to hear this record,” said frontman Kevin Martin in a press announcement. “We pushed ourselves creatively as far as our hearts and souls would let us and created something that we’re incredibly excited about and very proud of. We can’t wait for the world to hear The Long Goodbye, the final chapter in a long and illustrious career for Candlebox. One last album on one last tour to wrap up 30 years of rock ‘n’ roll with a nice little bow.”

The LP marks the alt-rockers’ eighth album and drops amid their upcoming tour supporting 3 Doors Down. The extensive trek, which also includes numerous Candlebox headlining dates, kicks off June 14th in Baltimore and runs through October 21st in Cherokee, North Carolina. Pick up tickets via StubHub, where your purchase is 100% guaranteed through StubHub’s Fan Protect program.

Ahead of the album’s release, Candlebox shared the single “What Do You Need” featuring Mona’s Nick Brown. Read vocalist Kevin Martin’s exclusive comments about the track here.


Next month, Candlebox’s first three albums will be reissued by Rhino Records as a box set titled The Maverick Years. Pre-order it here.

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The Long Goodbye Tracklist:
01. Punks
02. What Do You Need (feat. Mona)
03. Elegante
04. I Should Be Happy
05. Nails on a Chalkboard
06. Ugly
07. Maze
08. Cellphone Jesus
09. Foxy
10. Hourglass