Cali-based trio The Record Company started gaining buzz back in 2012 when they released their first EP Superdead. Since, they’ve dropped a few more and toured extensively, opening for the likes of the late, great B.B, King, Grace Potter, Trombone Shorty, and more. But this month will see the arrival of their first full length, Give It Back To You, due out Feb. 12.
The scuzzy, 10-track set meshes the group’s biggest influences — the early electric blues rock n’ roll of John Lee Hooker, staccato lyrical delivery akin to The Stooges frontman Iggy Pop, and Rolling Stones-style grooves. The toe-tapper “Feels So Good,” which EW is excited to premiere below, emerged early in the album-writing process and guided the rest of the collection.
“It set the tone for the record,” frontman Chris Vos says of the song. “It gave us a starting point to say, ‘Okay, we’ve got a track that’s doing this — to write around it.”
“The tom beat at the front end is meant to get your heart moving a little bit,” the singer says of the opening. “The whole point of the track is just to get you up and moving and having a good time.”
Hear “Feels So Good” below.
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