Photo of Counting Crows by Danny Clinch.
Plastic soul purveyors Maroon 5 and underrated roots rockers Counting Crows have joined forces for a summer tour that stops at the Ford Amphitheatre, Tampa, Oct. 3, reports Billboard.com. Tickets go on sale April 4 through Ticketmaster and Live Nation. The Counting Crows' freshly minted album Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings, their first in more than five years, drops tomorrow. I'm digging the debut single "You Can't Count on Me." An earnest, melodic number with tasty guitar licks and pretty piano, it finds singer Adam Duritz in fine voice and recalls the band's best work. Here's a live clip: