I’m really loving this new single from David. I mean the man has put so much great music out. To me he seems to be somewhat following a similar path as Paul Westerberg, fierce in his youth, and then more lyrically driven and almost alt country in his older age. Really I love both artists and the way they’ve been able to continue to make great stuff and revise their style. Take a listen to this new single, I believe you’ll like.

The Details

David Kilgour & the Heavy Eights return with a brand new song and a cover on this limited 7-inch, out on June 25.

Kilgour states, "I started writing 'Christopher Columbus' in my head after being stuck in Barcelona a couple of years back at the end of a Clean tour of Europe. My flight out was delayed by a day, so I spent most of that time hanging around the Rambla de Santa Monica, where a statue of Columbus stands. It got me thinking about how his discovery of America led the world to where we are now." The b-side, "Shifting Sands", was originally recorded in 1967 by The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band. "You can find the track on their LP Part One. I discovered the band in the mid ’70s and have loved those first three LPs ever since."

Preorders will ship to arrive on or around the release date of June 25.

Price $6

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