Phil Cook dinner is probably greatest often known as being a part of the band Megafaun and for being a James Vernon collaborator, however over the previous few years, he’s made a reputation for himself on his personal. He has a pair solo albums to his title, and now he has a 3rd on the way in which: Folks Are My Drug can be out on June 1 by way of Psychic Hotline/Thirty Tigers. To rejoice, he lately shared “Steampowered Blues,” the primary style of the album that begins as a midtempo folks rock monitor earlier than regularly evolving right into a downright soulful social gathering.
Cook dinner says of the monitor:
“‘Steampowered Blues’ is the primary tune I wrote for Folks Are My Drug. I’ve lengthy been drawn to the swing and swagger of New Orleans’ step rhythms. The left-right bass strains get my ft stepping, whereas the drums channel my hip actions and the weightless carefree melodies typically coax my arms from my sides towards the sky. Lyrically, it’s playful in a manner that I can get behind. Tamisha Waden and Chastity Brown’s vocal expressions are beautiful. The payoff when Mountain Man enters on the finish of the double-time chant makes me cheer each time. Inside my mortal physique and expertise, this music is my church.”
Folks Are My Drug is accessible for pre-order now. Take heed to “Steampowered Blues” above, and take a look at Cook dinner’s upcoming tour dates under.
four/07 — Durham, NC @ The Pinhook
6/08 — Washington DC @ Songbyrd
6/10 — Brooklyn, NY @ Tough Commerce
7/31 — Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom*
Eight/01 — San Francisco, CA @ The Unbiased*
Eight/Three-5 — Joyful Valley, OR @ Pickathon
Eight/7-Eight — Seattle, WA @ Tractor Tavern*
* with Daniel Norgren
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