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Drummer/Songwriter John Wicks is a founding member of Fitz and The Tantrums and has co-written many of the band’s songs. More Than Just a Dream, the group’s 2013 album, included the Gold-certified hits “Out of My League” and “The Walker,” which each climbed to No. 1 on Billboard’s Alternative Songs chart. Fitz and The Tantrums, the band’s eponymously titled new studio album, will be released by Elektra Records on June 10, 2016 and “HandClap,” the first single, is out now.
Wicks has also written for and appeared on albums by Bruno Mars and Cee Lo Green. In addition, he has recorded and/or played live with such artists as B.O.B., George Clinton, David Byrne, Meshell Ndegeocello, Chocolate Genius, Money Mark, Teddybears, RZA and many more. John, who resides in Missoula, MT, is a mountain ultra-marathon runner and the owner of Drum Coffee, one of Montana’s finest espresso bars.