Thompson Square, is having one of the best weeks of their career. After storming the Top 10 airplay charts last week, their hit single, “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not,” is currently #7 on the country radio charts. This Friday, March 4, they will perform on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Keifer and Shawna also have the biggest album debut of 2011 for a new Country artist, scanning over 30K units in their first week. Additionally, their breakout single, “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not,” which is currently #3 on Soundscan’s Top Country Digital Singles chart, has also been Certified Gold by the RIAA this week, signifying sales of over 500K units.
Writing 9 out of the 12 tracks on their self-titled debut, Thompson Square has captured the hearts of fans nationwide and earned glowing praises from critics who said the album and its songs are “forceful and direct” (Washington Post), “genuinely affectionate” (USA Today), having “twelve solid and tight love songs” (Roughstock.com).
“Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not” was written by Herrin native David Lee Murphy.
Thompson Square will appear on the HerrinFesta Piazza Stage on Monday, May 30, 2011. Tickets for the show can be purchased online at www.herrinfesta.com/tickets or at the gate. Thompson Square’s performance is scheduled to begin at 3:00pm. Also on the Piazza Stage on Monday will be Savannah Jack and The Band Perry. Tickets are good for all three shows. Tickets purchased online before Monday, May 23 are eligible for a $2.00 discount per ticket with no limit.
Portions of this article adopted from thompsonsquare.com.