Just in case you needed a little extra incentive to buy tickets for No Doubtâ€™s upcoming reunion tour, the band has announced a special deal: theyâ€™re giving away a free digital download of their entire catalog, from 1992â€™s No Doubt to 2003â€™s greatest hits comp The Singles, to each person who purchases a full-priced ticket. â€œSince the band is heading back to the road, we wanted to find a cool way to get people listening to our music and stoke them with a great deal at the same time,â€ guitarist Tom Dumont said in a statement. â€œWith this download itâ€™s easy for fans to get psyched up to hear our music live once again and that rocks.â€
Included in the download is the bandâ€™s cover of Adam & The Antsâ€™ â€œStand and Deliver,â€ the bandâ€™s first post-reunion recording thatâ€™ll make its debut when the band appears on the May 11th episode of Gossip Girl.
So why offer such an incredible deal? Maybe No Doubt are being cautious with the recession expected to cripple the summer touring season or maybe theyâ€™re rewarding their fans for their patience. Either way, the digital download is a pretty awesome and generous move on the part of Gwen Stefani and crew. There is a small catch, however: The digital download only comes with the purchase of a full-priced, $42.50 ticket and not lower-tiered or lawn tickets.
The band launch their reunion tour with a May 2nd show at the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, before heading north on the Garden State Parkway for their headlining slot at the Bamboozle Festival. From there, the band flies back west before beginning the bulk of their tour in Las Vegas on May 16th. Check out all the tour dates here, and for the full contents of the digital download being offered with tix, check below:
No Doubt Catalog
The Singles 1992-2003 (2003)
Everything In Time (B-Sides, Rarities, Remixes) (2003)
Rock Steady (2001)
Return Of Saturn (2000)
Tragic Kingdom (1995)
The Beacon Street CollectionÂ (1993)
No Doubt (1992)
â€œStand And Deliverâ€