Flying Colors Stream 'Second Nature'

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Flying Colors are streaming their sophomore album, Second Nature, over at Guitar World.

The Progressive Rock "supergroup" is comprised of Mike Portnoy (Winery Dogs, ex-Dream Theater, Avenged Sevenfold, Adrenaline Mob), Steve Morse (Deep Purple, Dixie Dregs), Neal Morse (Spock's Beard, Transatlantic), Dave LaRue (Steve Vai, Joe Satriani), and Australian pop singer/songwriter Casey McPherson.

??Mike Portnoy told Guitar World that the songwriting was more organic this time around, stemming from the band's decision to self-produce the album: "Direction was never even discussed.

We just did what we do. I think perhaps not having a producer to 'trim the fat' possibly led to the songs breathing and expanding a bit more." ??

To coincide with Second Nature's release, Flying Colors have announced three North American tour dates on top of their European mini-tour. ??

Flying Colors Tour:
??10/02 Los Angeles, CA James Armstrong Theater?
10/03 Chicago, IL Arcada Theater
?10/04 Philadelphia, PA Keswick Theater?
10/07 Barcelona, Spain Razzmatazz 2
?10/08 Milan, Italy Milan Live Club?
10/09 Tilburg, Netherlands 013
?10/11 Frankfurt, Germany Batschkapp?
10/12 Pratteln, Switzerland Z7
?10/13 London, U.K. Islington Assembly Hall
?10/14 Paris, France Alhambra