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We will see what folks think. Discuss Lucero's a weird band. Are they southern rock. An alt-country Nickelback. Or are they just a hard-working rock band trying to, in the words of Elvis Presley with whom they share a practice space"Follow That Dream.
This is a nice record to be releasing at our twenty-year anniversary mark because it takes everything back to the old days. We did the last two records with producer Ted Hutt, and he really helped us bring out this Memphis soundвStax-style horn sections, almost a Jerry Lee Lewisвtype of piano part. This record strips everything back to its essentials, and the songwriting is at a more mature place, too.
Las Vegas City Life's Jeff Inman, for example, raved about the new album's songs that "feel as lived in and comfortable as a barstool at 2 a. The band also cut loose from the Dicksons for this effort; Nichols wanted a more raw, homegrown sound than the group had achieved with its previous album. The new album propelled the group on an ambitious touring scheduleвup to shows around the country over a year's time.
Lucero's members continue to work and live together in their Memphis warehouse spaceвa space that once served as a karate studio where none other than Elvis Presley took lessons.