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Video: 'American Idol' David Cook releases new single 'Gimme Heartbreak,' announces tour including Oklahoma shows

Brandy McDonnell by Brandy McDonnell  Published: June 23, 2017 5:24 PM CDT Updated: June 23, 2017 5:38 PM CDT

Former Tulsan and "American Idol" winner David Cook has premiered his new single, ”Gimme Heartbreak” on Yahoo! Music. To listen there, click here, and check out the video of Cook playing the new song live.

“Gimme Heartbreak” is the lead track from Cook’s forthcoming untitled EP, which is slated to be released later this fall. He is again involving his fans in the music-making process via a PledgeMusic Campaign at www.pledgemusic.com/davidcook.

“Gimme Heartbreak” is available on all digital providers today and is the first new music from the singer-songwriter since 2015’s "Digital Vein" album release, which debuted in the top 5 on Billboard’s Pop Chart, according to a news release.

""Gimme Heartbreak' feels like a new chapter to me. New direction, new energy. A new sound that I'm excited to share and build on,” says Cook in the news release.

 The platinum-selling recording artist also has announced dates for his summer tour, including a Sept. 6 Oklahoma City show at the newly restored Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23, and a Sept. 7 Tulsa show at The Shrine, 112 E 18.

For more information on the OKC show, go to https://towertheatreokc.com. For more on the Tulsa show, go to www.tulsashrine.com.

Former Tulsan and 'American Idol' winner David Cook has released his new single 'Gimme Heartbreak.' Cover art providedFormer Tulsan and "American Idol" winner David Cook has released his new single "Gimme Heartbreak." Cover art provided

2017 Summer Tour Dates  

Jun 29           Cincinnati, OH                  Ludlow Garage
Jun 30           Chicago, IL                       Lincoln Hall
Jul 1              Stevens Point, WI             Mainstage - Riverfront Rendezvous (festival)
Jul 3              Indianapolis, IN                Hi-Fi Music Hall
Jul 5              Pittsburgh, PA                  Jergel’s
Jul 6              Philadelphia, PA               World Cafe Live
Jul 9              Norfolk, CT                       Infinity Hall
Jul 10            Brooklyn, NY                    Knitting Factory
Jul 12            Asbury Park, NJ                Wonder Bar
Jul 13            Richmond, VA                  The Broadberry
Jul 14            Raleigh, NC                      The Stag's Head
Jul 15            Charleston, SC                 The Windjammer
Jul 17            Asheville, NC                    The Grey Eagle
Jul 18            Atlanta, GA                       City Winery
Jul 20            Nashville, TN                    Mercy Lounge
Aug 16          Denver, CO                       Soiled Dove Underground
Aug 17          Steamboat Springs, CO    Schmiggity’s
Aug 18          Greeley, CO                      Moxi Theater
Aug 21          Seattle, WA                       The Crocodile
Aug 23          Portland, OR                     Hawthorn Theatre
Aug 25          Berkeley, CA                     Cornerstone
Aug 26          Petaluma, CA                    Mystic Theatre
Aug 29          Los Angeles, CA               Troubadour
Aug 31          San Diego, CA                  Belly Up
Sep 1            Las Vegas, NV                  Chrome at Santa Fe Station
Sep 2            Phoenix, AZ                      MIM Music Theatre
Sep 3            Tucson, AZ                       191 Toole
Sep 6            Oklahoma City, OK           Tower Theatre
Sep 7            Tulsa, OK                         The Shrine
Sep 8            Dallas, TX                         Granada Theatre
Sep  9           Austin, TX                        One World Theatre
Sep 12           Birmingham, AL               Saturn
Sep 13           Chattanooga, TN               Revelry Room
Sep 14           Athens, GA                       The Foundry
Sep 17           Tampa, FL                        The Attic
Sep 19           Gainesville, FL                 High Dive
Sep 21 -22     Orlando, FL                      Epcot - Eat To The Beat Concert Series
Sep 23           Ft Lauderdale, FL             Amaturo Theater at Broward Center 

About David Cook
Formerly based in Tulsa, David Cook immediately launched to stardom following his Season 7 "American Idol" title. Cook broke several Billboard chart records when 14 of his songs debuted on the Hot Digital Songs chart and 11 of his songs debuted on the Hot 100. Collectively, he has sold more than 5 million tracks worldwide, including two singles that have been certified platinum. In 2012, he relocated to Nashville, Tenn., and found the creative environment re-invigorated his passion for creating music. He not only found success as a writer for other artists, his 2015 studio album, “Digital Vein” debuted in the top 5 on the Billboard Pop Chart.  Cook continues to tour throughout the world in support of his multiple hits. 2017 will deliver more live dates and a new EP from Cook. The forthcoming release is teased by the first single, “Gimme Heartbreak,” which is available via all digital platforms today.

 -BAM