Soul Legends Budos Band Release Smoldering Second Single, “Gun Metal Grey”

Today, afro-psychedelic soul legends, Budos Band, release their second track, “Gun Metal Grey,” off of their upcoming LP Long In The Tooth. “Gun Metal Grey” is a smoldering journey and follows the recent release of the album’s title track, which Brooklyn Vegan called “seriously groovy” and Jazziz praised as “monumental”.

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The Budos Band’s sixth studio album Long In The Tooth, via Daptone Records, marks the 15th anniversary of the band’s eponymous 2005 full-length debut. Sounding as if Quentin Tarantino was the music supervisor for a Bond film, Budos Band locks listeners into an unshakable groove, with drums simmering between swells of horns as the guitar snakes towards a resounding organ. Pre-order the album, out October 9th, HERE.

Long In The Tooth was recorded in just five days at Diamond Mine Studios in Queens, NY. After one listen, you might expect a full orchestra behind the curtain; instead, you’ll find eight ruthless mavericks – Brian Profilio [drums], Daniel Foder [bass], Tom Brenneck [guitar], Mike Deller [organ], Jared Tankel [saxophone], Andrew Greene [trumpet], Dave Guy [trumpet], and Rob Lombardo [bongos, congas]. The band occupies a unique place in the musical stratosphere. While they themselves have maintained a timeless and unique style unaffected by musical trends, the signature Budos sound has been sampled by Panic! At The Disco, Black Eyed Peas, and Earthgang – to name a few. Notable fans range from Madonna (who loved them so much she invited them to perform at her birthday party), rock god Iggy Pop, and fellow Staten Island musicians, The Wu-Tang Clan. 


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