Listen: Texas - "The Conversation"

As the first new music from Scottish band Texas in eight years, "The Conversation" is remarkable in it's clean, concise, uncluttered focus -- a throwback in many ways to the band's earliest soulful blues/rock beginnings. Gone are the blatant radio-friendly pop mannerisms and hipper-than-thou R+B and hip-hop distractions that spelled both commercial success and stylistic trappings. This is simply Sharleen Spiteri and band getting down to basics with some nicely raw guitar lines embellished with a little swampy back beat before unleashing its sharply-hooked singalong chorus. And of course that voice...The single drops April 8 -- look for The Conversation full-length from Texas May 21 via PIAS. More from the DC News Feed here...

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