Alongside the total challenge, the band shares the most recent single and video, “Growing Your Hands Back” out all over the place now. Subsequent week, ALO will hit the street on the Tour d’Amour XVI across the Western U.S. with help from Rainbow Ladies on a number of dates, and different dates that includes Scorching Buttered Rum, ORGŌNE, Ron Artis II and The Moore Brothers. Tickets are on sale now under.
Silver Saturdays, the band’s shiny ninth full-length album out now, celebrates an ongoing journey that started in Saratoga, California within the late eighties when Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz (guitar/vocals), Zach Gill (keyboards/vocals) and Steve Adams (bass/vocals) met in grade college. It stands out as the primary full- size studio launch that includes drummer/vocalist Ezra Lipp—a fixture within the Northern California inventive scene the place he lower his tooth with the likes of Phil Lesh, Sean Hayes and numerous others. In the meantime, the title nods to the band’s latest penchant for silver apparel at their Saturday reveals, which grew to become a dressing up theme amongst their fan base and an acknowledgment of their silver “25th” anniversary.
Immediately, the band shares “Growing Your Hands Back,” a unifying second that captures the nice and cozy feeling of seeing outdated associates once more after a very long time aside. Gill explains, “’Growing Your Hands Back’” is about dropping your wherewithal and thru a means of revelation and self-discovery, rising it again. The lyrics had been partially impressed by an outdated folktale referred to as The Handless Maiden.” Gill continues, “For me, the “hands” on this track are getting used for clapping and taking part in musical devices, for sharing drinks and giving hugs and high-fives to outdated associates, after a very long time aside. It’s a track of discovering your means again to the primordial campfire of pleasure and group revelry, after a protracted, arduous time away.”
Alongside the track, the band shares its accompanying video directed by the bassist of Fruition, Jeff Leonard. Leonard enjoyed creating the video and found ways to incorporate lyrical meanings throughout without being too on the nose. Leonard says, “When making discovered footage movies, I’ve come to see the significance of not solely discovering clips that match the texture of the music, but in addition add one other stage of context to the lyrics, with out being too literal.” On his favorite shot, he adds, “I particularly liked utilizing the clip of musicians gathered round a piano for the road “gathering ‘spherical a hearth,” – the piano being a sort of hearth.”
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