Home > News & Reviews > Calexico

Calexico Post New Song Under The Wheels

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 Written by Laura Johnson

Calexico have posted a new song, Under The Wheels.

It will feature on their forthcoming LP, 'The Thread That Keeps Us', which is due to arrive next week through City Slang and follow up 2015's 'Edge of the Sun'.

Discussing the song, guitarist and vocalist Joey Burns said:

"When coming up with the material for the new album we pushed ourselves to reinvent and discover new musical expressions. One of the more upbeat songs that came about was the track “Under The Wheels”.  Sergio Mendoza our keyboardist who wrote the music felt like it touched on a bit of the Latin and indie rock elements of artists like Los Fabulousos Cadillacs and The Clash, and it reminded me of the vibe from David Bowie’s album “Let’s Dance”.

Lyrically I imagined following a character wandering city streets on their skateboard with earbuds blasting while swerving in and around themes of anxiety and worldly pressures. The weight that the words convey ultimately gives way to the light and optimism of the rhythms and melody. It’s a sign of peace in this era of war machines, a path that brings us closer together to find resolve and solutions, “from the core to the seams the threads that we seek.”

The Arizona band will return to the UK in March as part of their European tour in support of the new record. Tickets are on sale now.

Calexico Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Wed March 28 2018 - BRISTOL Trinity Centre
Thu March 29 2018 - LONDON O2 Shepherds Bush Empire

Click here to compare & buy Calexico Tickets at Stereoboard.com.





Let Us Know What You Think - Leave A Comment!




Related News

Calexico And Iron & Wine Announce Collaborative Album And Autumn UK Tour, Share New Single
Thu 21 Mar 2019
Calexico and Iron & Wine, aka Sam Beam, will join forces for a UK tour in November.
Calexico Post New Song Voices In The Field
Tue 28 Nov 2017
Calexico have unveiled a new track.
Calexico Confirm March UK Shows, Announce New Album 'The Thread That Keeps Us'
Fri 13 Oct 2017
Calexico have announced details of their ninth studio album, 'The Thread That Keeps Us'.
Guitarist John Frusciante Rejoins Red Hot Chili Peppers
Mon 16 Dec 2019
John Frusciante has rejoined the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Mark Lanegan Announces Spring UK Tour
Thu 19 Dec 2019
Mark Lanegan will tour the UK next spring.
Therapy? Confirm 30th Anniversary Show In Dublin
Thu 19 Dec 2019
Therapy? will bring their 30th anniversary celebrations to Dublin next year.
Bryan Ferry Shares Live Track A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
Fri 10 Jan 2020
Bryan Ferry has shared his live rendition of the Bob Dylan classic A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall.
Queen And Adam Lambert Add Five More London Shows To The Rhapsody Tour - Tickets On Sale Now
Wed 11 Dec 2019
Photo: Bojan Hohnjec Queen and Adam Lambert have added five extra London dates to the UK leg of The Rhapsody Tour next summer.
 
< Prev   Next >