BRIAN SETZER ANNOUNCES ‘GOTTA HAVE THE RUMBLE’ HIS FIRST SOLO ALBUM IN 7 YEARS, DROPPING FIRST SINGLE “CHECKERED FLAG”
Brian Setzer announces his first solo album in 7 years, Gotta Have The Rumble. The album will contain 11 original tracks and will be released on limited edition blue-colored vinyl, black vinyl, as well as digitally and on CD.
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LP release: Fall, 2021
Digital/CD release: August 27th, 2021
Produced by Julian Raymond (Glen Campbell and Cheap Trick), GOTTA HAVE THE RUMBLE contains songs, all written or co-written by Setzer, and was recorded in Minneapolis (Setzer’s adopted hometown) and Nashville. GOTTA HAVE THE RUMBLE is a red-hot album from start to finish–American music amped up to 10–with songs that are full of dynamism and bravado. Highlights include “Checkered Flag,” “Smash Up On Highway One,” “Drip Drop,” “The Cat with 9 Wives,” “One Bad Habit” and “Rockabilly Banjo.” The track listing is below.
“Obviously, it’s a reference to my motorcycles and hot rods, something that hasn’t changed since I was 15 years old,” says SETZER about the album title GOTTA HAVE THE RUMBLE. “I still have the same passion for going fast and adrenaline. But it’s also about my hearing problem with tinnitus–the ringing of the ear. It was pretty bad, and I realized that I couldn’t play the way I wanted to. As I recovered, standing in front of a small amplifier just didn’t cut it. The sound from my big amp makes the guitar rumble. Which is a big part of my sound. I was really despondent for a while because I thought I wouldn’t be able to do that again. So, ‘Gotta Have The Rumble’ refers to both of those things.”
Smash Up On Highway One
Stack My Money
The Wrong Side Of The Tracks
The Cat With 9 Wives
Turn You On, Turn Me On
Off Your Rocker
One Bad Habit