Atmosphere return with new track "Bob Seger"
|Photo by Erik Hess|
Aside from the collaboration "It Ain't the Prettiest" -- also featuring Brother Ali, Haphduzn, and Carnage -- earlier this year, this is one of the first new tracks from Slug and Ant delivered in quite a while. The tune debuted this week, and there's an immediately dark tone to its infectious beat.
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Slug opens with a glass of whiskey, and notes that he's "trying to get tipsy as a tugboat," and this unfolds as some blurry sketches lurking somewhere across a crowded club -- or mind.
|Atmosphere's "Bob Seger" cover art|
"Truthfully, I'd rather keep it in a zone I could maneuver easily from the comfort of my home," he raps later. But still this is a narrator who can't help but speak these things in a way that they'll be heard by thousands. Could this be the part of a larger character study found on the next Atmosphere album? We'll have to wait and see.
And the guys are geared for the Kicking Up Dust Tour with Slightly Stoopid, Tribal Seeds, and the Grouch & Eligh. Dates, which don't include the Twin Cities for now, are here.