New music from Lucero, 'Went Looking For Warren Zevon's Los Angeles' | Rock Candy

Monday, June 15, 2015

New music from Lucero, 'Went Looking For Warren Zevon's Los Angeles'

Posted By on Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 3:31 PM

NPR has the new single from Memphis band (and local favorites) Lucero, the first single off their forthcoming LP "All A Man Should Do," due out September 18 via ATO Records. They call it a "a meditation on missed off-ramps," in which Little Rock native Ben Nichols "honors his spiritual mentor Warren Zevon — and another, Paul Westerberg, whose talk-ballad style clearly served as inspiration — with scenes from an urban pilgrimage gone poooft, set to a gentle driving beat." They also quote Nichols statement of purpose for the new record: "I was 15 years old in 1989," he says. "This record sounds like the record I wanted to make when I was 15. It just took 25 years of mistakes to get it done."

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