Weird Nightmare Covers The Trogs
Weird Nightmare have shared their version of The Troggs’ 1966 ballad, “Our Love Will Still Be There” is out now. “British Invasion is a really big part of my musical DNA” shares Weird Nightmare’s Alex Edkins. “The Kinks, The Troggs, The Pretty Things are my go-to comfort music. I wear their influence pretty heavily on my sleeve on at least a couple Weird Nightmare songs, “I Think You Know” and “Lusitania” come to mind. The Troggs, and all the American garage bands they influenced, make distorted pop that, to my ears, sounds like the precursor to punk. Loose, gritty, immediate, and heartfelt.”
The cover follows the band’s self-titled full length debut, as well as the double A-Side split, “I Think You Know” w/ “Bird With an Iron Head” with friends Ancient Shapes, in addition to the recently released single “So Far Gone.”
Weird Nightmare are currently on tour opening a batch of US dates w Archers of Loaf, before and then after Edkins heads out on a special 10 Years Anniversary Tour on the US west coast w METZ in December.
Weird Nightmare Tour Dates w/ Archers of Loaf:
Fri. Dec. 02 – Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw
Wed. Jan. 11 – Toronto, ON – Lee’s Palace
Thu. Jan. 12 – Detroit, MI – El Club
Fri. Jan 13 – Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge
Sat. Jan 14 – St. Louis, MO – Delmar Hall
Sun. Jan 15 – Nashville, TN – Basement East
METZ 10 Years Anniversary Tour Dates:
Wed. Dec. 07 – Phoenix AZ – Valley Bar #
Thu. Dec. 08 – Los Angeles, CA- Teragram Ballroom #
Fri. Dec. 09 – Oakland, CA – New Parish #
Sun. Dec. 11 – Seattle, WA – Neumos #
Mon. Dec. 12 – Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge #
Thu. Dec. 15 – St. Paul, MN – Turf Club *
Fri. Dec 16 – Chicago, IL – Metro *
# w/ Kowloon Walled City
* w/ Spiritual Cramp
Purchase “Our Love Will Stay Be There by Weird Nightmare (Trogs cover) HERE
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