The Walkabouts

New West Motel

Release Date: 02/19/1993 · Format: CD · Catalog-No: SP 81/252

Dropped by Sub Pop in their homeland the band was signed by Glitterhouse for Europe. "New West Motel" was recorded live in an aluminium-sided garage in the timber country south of Seattle. The resultant sound is rough-hewn, soulful, loose and energized. "New West Motel" contains fourteen Walkabouts originals and a frenzied cover of "Snake Mountain Blues" by Texas legend Townes Van Zandt.

"The sounds of this album may seem a long way from home, but `New West Motel´ surrenders its charms easily. It´s a lovely place to visit." (Melody Maker)

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Tracklist

1. Jack Candy
2. Sundowner
3. Grand Theft Auto
4. Break It Down Gently
5. Your Hope Shines
6. Murdering Stone
7. Sweet Revenge
8. Glad Nation´s Death Song
9. Long Time Here
10. Wondertown (part one)
11. Drag This River
12. Snake Mountain Blues
13. Findlay´sMotel
14. Unholy Dreams

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