new swervedriver song 'deep wound' — plus adam franklin covers wolf parade & the clientele


All-time shoegaze greats Swervedriver are reunited and back on the road. They kick off a handful of US dates tonight in Philadelphia and made their long overdue late night TV debut Monday on Fallon.

In a web exclusive, Adam Franklin and company broke out a brand new song entitled “Deep Wound.” With terrific guitar interplay and big hooks, this would be right at home on Mezcal Head:

That’s one of several new songs the band will be trying out on tour, with hopes of recording an album before the end of the year. For the Fallon broadcast, Swervedriver went to the well and chose their very first single, 1990’s “Son Of Mustang Ford”:

If you happen to catch Swervedriver on tour, you can pick up a limited edition clear vinyl 7″ of Adam Franklin’s covers of Wolf Parade’s “Shine A Light” and The Clientele’s “Elm Grove Window.” The former has been sought after by fans since it failed to show up as promised on Franklin’s 2010 album I Could Sleep For A Thousand Years, and the latter is a lovely version of a Clientele deep cut:

Download the “Shine A Light” single now at iTunes.


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