BLUES PILLS TALK CHUBBY CHECKER "GYPSY" COVER
Lead singer Elin Larsson and guitarist Dorian Sorriaux of the up-and-coming multicultural blues rock band BLUES PILLS have posted a video trailer where they talk about their decision to cover the 1973 CHUBBY CHECKER classic “Gypsy” that appears on the band's magical self-titled debut album, due out in North America tomorrow. Watch the conversation on the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KFn5Uz4JFc During their recent trip to the U.K., Larsson and Sorriaux took their talents to the streets of London and serenaded the city with the new album track, “No Hope Left For Me.” Video footage is here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmMVzpCjodA BLUES PILLS’ first full-length studio album will be released in the U.S. & Canada tomorrow, August 5th. It has already made waves in Europe, debuting at #4 on the German Media Control chart – an astounding accomplishment for any new band’s debut album. The follow-up to 2013’s 4-song Devil Man EP, Blues Pills was produced by Don Alsterberg (GRAVEYARD, SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES, THE INTERNATIONAL NOISE CONSPIRACY) and features artwork by world renowned Dutch artist Marijke Koger-Dunham (THE BEATLES, GEORGE HARRISON, ERIC CLAPTON). The track listing for the digi-pak version of Blues Pills is: 01. High Class Woman 02. Ain't No Change 03. Jupiter 04. Black Smoke 05. River 06. No Hope Left For Me 07. Devil Man 08. Astralplane 09. Gypsy (CHUBBY CHECKER cover) 10. Little Sun BONUS DVD: Live at Hammer of Doom Festival 2013 01 – Bliss 02 – Dig In 03 – Devil Man 04 – Little Sun 05 – Mind Exit 06 – Astralplane 07 – Black Smoke + Interview with Streetclip TV Blues Pills can be pre-ordered as an import picture disc, import vinyl, or a digi-pak version from the Nuclear Blast USA Webshop at http://smarturl.it/BLUES-PILLS-NB. More on BLUES PILLS available here: • Vocalist Elin Larsson’s commentary on the album tracks - www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-0JxpOo1dA • Bonus DVD teaser footage - www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTnVPajBWHo • “High Class Woman” official video - http://smarturl.it/BLUES-PILLS-Woman • “High Class Woman” song stream - www.youtube.com/watch?v=bO3I5aa2C_M • “High Class Woman” guitar lesson with guitarist Dorian Sorriaux - http://smarturl.it/BPGuitarLesson BLUES PILLS will be performing throughout the European open air festival circuit this summer. This October, they’ll tour Europe with label mates The Vintage Caravan; in November, they’ll play France and the U.K.