OC'S original skanking pranksters Reel Big Fish have finished mixing and mastering the tracks that will make up their new album, a 10 song serving of high-energy covers which they've dubbed, Fame, Fortune and Fornication.

The release is set to include the band's signature ska take on such classics as Poison's "Talk Dirty To Me", Tom Petty's "I Won't Back Down", John Mellencamp's "Authority Song", and The Eagles "The Long Run." For good measure, Reel Big Fish pay tribute to their early ska/reggae forefather's with versions of Desmond Dekker's "Keep A Cool Head" and Toots and The Maytals' "Monkey Man."

The album (which will also be available in limited, special edition vinyl) was produced by front man Aaron Barret and recorded at Music Inc. Studios in Orange, CA.

Set to drop on January 20, 2009 via Rock Ridge Music, the release of Fame, Fortune and Fornication will coincide with the launch of a major world tour with Streetlight Manifesto and up-and-comers One Pin Short and Tip The Van. The trek will take the band across the US and over to the UK, Europe and Russia. Later this month Reel Big Fish heads over to Latin American for a string of shows in Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Mexico.

Reel Big Fish Fame, Fortune and Fornication Track Listing:
1. Nothing But a Good Time (Poison)
2. Mama We're All Crazy Now (Slade)
3. Veronica Sawyer (Edna's Goldfish)
4. Authority Song (John Mellencamp)
5. Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison)
6. The Long Run (The Eagles)
7. Won't Back Down (Tom Petty)
8. Keep a Cool Head (Desmond Dekker)
9. Monkey Man (Toots and the Maytals)
10. Talk Dirty to Me (Poison)

Upcoming Reel Big Fish Tour Dates:
Oct 30 Sao Paulo, Brazil - Via Funchal Sao Paulo
Oct 31 Curitiba, Brazil - Espaco Calas Curitiba
Nov 1 Buenos Aires, Argentina - El Teatro Flores Buenos Aires
Nov 2 Santiago de Chile, Chile - Caupolican Santiago
Nov 4 Mexico City @ Vive Cuervo Salon Mexico City
Nov 8 Gettysburg, PA @ Gettysburg College Union Building, Ballroom Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Dec 5 Tallahassee, FL @ Floyds Music Store Tallahassee, Florida
Jan 1 San Diego, CA @ House of Blues San Diego, California
Jan 2 San Francisco, CA @ the Fillmore San Francisco, California
Jan 3 Hollywood, CA @ House of Blues Hollywood, California
Jan 4 Anaheim, CA @ the Grove Anaheim, California
Jan 5 Tempe, AZ @ the Marquee theater Tempe, Arizona
Jan 6 Las Vegas, CA @ House of Blues Las vegas, Nevada
Jan 8 Denver, CO @ Ogden theater Denver, Colorado
Jan 10 Minneapolis, MN @ Epic Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jan 11 Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles Club Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Jan 12 Chicago, IL @ House of Blues Chicago, Illinois
Jan 13 Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music theater Royal Oak, Michigan
Jan 14 Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues Cleveland, Ohio
Jan 15 Cincinnati, OH @ Bogarts Cincinnati, Ohio
Jan 17 Atlanta, GA @ Masqerade Atlanta, Georgia
Jan 18 Norfolk, VA @ Norva Norfolk, Virginia
Jan 20 New York, NY @ Roseland Ballroom New York, New York
Jan 22 Philadelphia, PA @ Theater of Living Arts (TLA) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jan 23 New Haven, CT @ Toads Place New Haven, Connecticut
Jan 24 Worcester, MA @ Palladium Worcester, Massachusetts
Jan 25 Washington DC @ 9:30 Club Washington DC, Washington DC
Jan 29 Eindhoven, Holland @ Effenaar Eindhoven
Jan 30 Ghent, Belgium @ Minnemeers Ghent
Jan 31 Hamburg, Germany @ Grunspan Hamburg
Feb 1 Berlin, Germany @ Knaack Club Berlin
Feb 2 Nurnburg, Germany @ Hirsch Nurnburg
Feb 3 Cologne, Germany @ Gloria Cologne
Feb 4 Frankfurt, Germany @ Batschkapp Frankfurt
Feb 5 Munster, Germany @ Sputnikhalle Munster
Feb 7 Utrecht, Holland @ Tivoli Utrecht
Feb 9 Cambridge, UK @ Junction Cambridge
Feb 10 Sheffield, UK @ Corporation Sheffield
Feb 11 Norwitch, UK @ Waterfront Norwitch
Feb 12 Peterborogh, UK @ Cresset Peterborogh
Feb 13 Birmingham, UK @ Academy Birmingham
Feb 14 Liverpool, UK @ Academy Liverpool
Feb 15 Manchester, UK @ Academy Manchester
Feb 16 Newcastle, UK @ Academy Newcastle
Feb 17 Leeds, UK @ Academy Leeds
Feb 18 Edinburgh, Scotland @ Picture House Edinburgh, Scotland
Feb 19 Nottingham, UK @ Rock City Nottingham
Feb 20 Bristol, UK @ Academy Bristol
Feb 21 Oxford, UK @ Academy Oxford
Feb 22 Falmouth, UK @ Princess Pavillions Falmouth
Feb 23 Exeter, UK @ Lemon Grove Exeter
Feb 24 Cardiff, Wales @ Solus Cardiff, Wales
Feb 25 Southampton, UK @ Guildhall Southampton
Feb 26 Northampton, UK @ Roadmender Northampton
Feb 27 London, UK @ Mean Fiddler London
Feb 28 London, UK @ Mean Fiddler London
Mar 3 Copenhagen, Denmark @ Vega Copenhagen
Mar 4 Malmo, Sweden @ KB Malmo
Mar 5 Goteburg, Sweden @ Sticky Goteburg
Mar 6 Oslo, Norway @ John Dee Oslo
Mar 7 Stockholm, Sweden @ Tyrol Stockholm
Mar 9 Helsinki, Finland @ Nosturi Helsinki
Mar 11 Moscow, Russia @Tochka Club Moscow

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