Indie-punk darlings Spanish Love Songs will release Doom & Gloom Sessions, a collection of fan-voted covers out April 25th via Pure Noise Records, from the nearly two-dozen recorded or re-interpreted and released exclusively for the band’s “Doom & Gloom Social Club” community since March of 2020. Today, fans can stream “Smile Like You Mean It” (original by The Killers) and be on the lookout for additional covers of songs like “Futures” (original by Jimmy Eat World), “Portions for Foxes” (original by Rilo Kiley), and “Now It’s On” (original by Grandaddy). A full track list with release dates can be found below.
“We were never a band who did a lot of covers, says vocalist and guitarist Dylan Slocum, “but we’d always kept a running list.” “When we had downtime between albums, we finally got to knock off a few”
“We’d put them up each month for our Doom & Gloom Social Club to vote on, engage with our community, and talk about great music.” Continued Slocum, “It was a great process, the freedom and fun we had recording these covers once a month for 2 years ended up sort of defining our approach as we started working on the new album. No pressure or expectations, just having fun being in the same room again and making music.”
Listen to “Smile Like You Mean It” (original by The Killers): https://lnk.to/SLS_Music out today.
Doom & Gloom Sessions out in full on April, 25 2023.
“Futures” (original by Jimmy Eat World) out March 29
“Portions for Foxes” (original by Rilo Kiley) out April 12
“Now It’s On” (original by Grandaddy) out April 25
Spanish Love Songs are confirmed to be part of this year’s Slam Dunk Music Festival taking place May 27 in Hatfield, UK and May 28 in Leeds, UK. Find tickets at: https://lnk.to/SLS_Music
Fans can stream the band’s latest album Brave Faces Everyone and its companion Brave Faces Everyone, Etc – a re-creation of the album wherever you consume music.
More announcements from the band to come soon.
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