Lone Star State continues to pump out the quality rock ‘n’ roll!
By Blurt Staff
They’re called Sharks In The Deep End, and they hail from BLURT’s favorite city on the planet, Austin. With their debut album Killin’ Machine slated to drop this week, April 22, we felt it was a timely, er, time to unveil a track for you, the discriminating BLURT readership. Check out “Love in Reverse” from the album:
“Love in Reverse was actually the spark that lead us into the studio” explains frontman Tucker Jameson. “We had grand visions of recording the entire album in reverse, each song would be another piece of the puzzle. Eventually we realized that not only was that impractical, but that the story would actually be most impactful as its own entity.
“It’s a very personal song, near and dear to my heart, I’m rewinding through my relationship, left in awe at how wonderful the sum of it is. Realizing that whether the moments were bitter or sweet, I’d do it all again. Looking back at those moments is like time travel for the soul.”
Amen. Everybody, let’s go swimming. The album was mostly recorded in Brooklyn with producer Dan Drohan, subsequently wrapping in Austin and ultimately being mixed by Grammy-nominated engineer Mark Needham. While the band has described itself as “new wave” let’s just call it stellar rock ‘n’ roll.
On the web:
4/22 The Sidewinder, Austin, TX
4/23 Bear’s Den, Conway, AR
4/24 Hi-Tone,Memphis, TN
4/27 The New Vintage, Louisville, KY
4/28 Melody Inn, Indianapolis, IN
4/30 The Brass Rail, Ft. Wayne, IN
5/02 Des Moines Social Club, Des Moines, IA
5/05 Middle Of The Map Fest, Kansas City, MO
05/11 Last Exit Live, Phoenix, AZ
05/12 The Green Room, Flagstaff, AZ
Photo credit: Todd Wolfson