Kevn Kinney/Golden Palominos Team for LP

 

First Kinney record in
7 years, and first Palominos offering since 1996.

 

By Blurt Staff

 

Born from numerous jam sessions in a smoke-filled,
coffee-stained New York
basement, a good country mile, is the
latest collaboration between longtime friends and musical cronies KEVN KINNEY
(Drivin N Cryin) and ANTON FIER (The Golden Palominos). a good country mile features new Kinney originals, covers of a
couple much beloved tunes and a handful of fresh takes on vintage Kinney and
Drivin N Cryin material. The basic tracks were recorded at Martin Bisi’s BC
Studio in Brooklyn, overdubs and mixing was done
at One East Recording with Fier producing. The album arrives in stores on Yep
Roc early next year but can already be ordered directly from Kinney’s website, www.KevnKinney.com.

 

“Kevn and I wanted to make a record that had the feel, the
looseness, the innocence and the spontaneity of some of the late 60’s/early 70s
records that we were both fascinated by: The
James Gang Rides Again,
Terry Reid’s River,
The Faces’ The First Step, Marc
Benno’s Minnows…records made before
the corporate rock rules had been established,” said Fier, in a statement.

 

This is Kinney’s first album since 2004, when he released Sun Tangled Angel Revival, and the first
release to use the Golden Palominos name since 1996’s Dead Inside. It’s a guitar-heavy album, loaded with dirty riffs and
powerful rhythms that would be at home on a Free or Faces album, a definite
departure from Kinney’s previous folk flavored solo work. Featured musicians
include Anton Fier, Chris Masterson, Jim Campilongo, Andy Hess, Tony Scherr,
Aaron Lee Tasjan, Jon Cowherd, Eleanor Masterson, Leslie Mendelson and Lianne
Smith.

 

Incidentally, it’s not the duo’s first teamup. Their
earliest collaboration was on Drivin N Cryin’s classic album 1987  Whisper
Tames The Lion
which FIER produced and played drums on. Some 20 years
later, they reestablished their musical connection when Fier produced Drivin N
Cryin’s 2009 album (Whatever Happened To
The) Great American Bubble Factory.

 

Tracklisting:

 

1. never gonna change
2. gotta move on (again)
3. challenge
4. hurricane
5. wild dog moon pt.2
6. a good country mile
7. set in stone
8. bird
9. in the land (of things that used to be)
10. southwestern state

 

 

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