Vertical Horizon Gets Ready To 'Go'

Vertical Horizon is putting the finishing touches on the follow-up to its 1999 double platinum RCA set "Everything You Want." The new album, "Go," is due Sept. 24, according to a post from drummer Ed

Vertical Horizon is putting the finishing touches on the follow-up to its 1999 double platinum RCA set "Everything You Want." The new album, "Go," is due Sept. 24, according to a post from drummer Ed Toth on the band's official Web site. "Go" will be Vertical Horizon's fifth album overall and second for RCA. A tour is in the works for the fall.

"The word shows up in some of the songs and could be used as any kind of metaphor from moving forward in life, to just getting on with things, to whatever else you can think of," Toth says of the title. "We have been working hard at finishing the new CD. We have a few more songs to mix and then mastering."

"We recorded a string section for a couple of the tunes," he continues. "The strings we used are subtle, yet effective and sound really awesome. On one song in particular, called 'Inside,' they sound phenomenal, playing what I think is the best melody [frontman] Matt [Scannell] has ever written." A track listing has yet to be finalized, but Toth promises those details "as soon as we narrow the list down."

"Everything You Want" was propelled by the multi-format success of its title track, which reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, Billboard's Adult Top 40 chart, and Billboard's Top 40 Tracks tally. The song also hit No. 5 on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart.