Song Premiere: American Aquarium, “Wolves (Revisited)”


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American Aquarium almost called it quits four years ago, but, instead of giving up, the Raleigh-based band took the success of 2012’s Jason Isbell-produced Burn.Flicker.Die. as an opportunity to reinvent themselves.

Following several hundred tour dates, the band returned to the studio in June 2014 to record a followup. On Wolves, released a year ago, American Aquarium abandoned the electric twang of previous records and instead embraced an alternative rock sound that’s prevalent on their new track, “Wolves (Revisited).” Inspired by the latest season of The Walking Dead, “Wolves (Revisited)” is a dismal, murky take on the previously recorded tune.

“I’ve been a huge fan of the show for a while now,” said frontman BJ Barham. “When they introduced the ‘wolves’ arc last year it was right after our record Wolves had been released. After watching those episodes I couldn’t help but hear this line in the title track in a completely different light. I shared the concept of revisiting the song with the boys, and everything just seemed to fall in place. Since then, the song has taken on an entirely new meaning to us.”

American Aquarium is now on the road in support of the album.

Listen to “Wolves (Revisited)” and check out their spring tour dates below.

Tour Dates:

2/26 – Lancaster Roots and Blues Festival – Lancaster PA
2/27 – Dogfish Head – Rohoboth Beach, DE
3/03 – The Bluebird – Bloomington IN
3/04 – Oddbody’s Music Room – Dayton OH
3/05 – Weatherwax Hall at JSO – Jackson MI
3/07 – The Shelter – Detroit, MI
3/08 – Schubas – Chicago IL
3/09 – The Looney Bin – Bradley IL
3/10 – Boondocks – Springfield IN
3/11 – The Southgate House Revival – Newport KY
3/12 – Musica – Akron OH
3/18 – Rooftop Bar – Hilton Head Island SC
3/19 – The Pour House – Charleston SC
3/25 – The Southern – Charlottesville VA
3/26 – The Blind Tiger – Greensboro NC
4/01 – Hogs for the Cause – New Orleans LA
4/02 – Proud Larry’s – Oxford MS
4/07 – Headliners Music Hall – Louisville KY
4/08 – Saturn – Birmingham AL
4/09 – Rhythm & Blooms Festival – Knoxville TN
4/13 – Kenney Store – Bellville TX
4/14 – River Road Icehouse – New Braunfels, TX
4/15 – William Clark Green Street Party – Lubbock, TX
4/16 – KellerFest – Keller TX
4/17 – Blaine’s Pub – San Angelo TX
4/19 – The Tap – College Station TX
4/20 – Larry Joe Taylor’s Texas Music Festival – Stephenville TX
4/21 – Dan’s Silver Leaf – Denton TX
4/22 – Greek Bros – El Campo TX
4/23 – Prison City Jam – Huntsville TX

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