Those Darlins slate soph disc
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
– Those Darlins, the Tennessee-based punky country band, will release second album, "Screws Get Loose," on their own Oh Wow Dang label on March 29, 2011.
Those Darlins are Jessi Darlin (guitar/bass), Kelley Darlin (bass/guitar), Nikki Darlin (guitar/Bass), Linwood Regensburg (drums/guitar).
The new disc is their first with Regensburg stepping up as a songwriter.
Those Darlins debut album was released in 2009 to much praise.
The band re-enlisted producer Jeff Curtin (Small Black) and headed down to Atlanta to record "Screws Get Loose" with engineer Ed Rawls at his Living Room Studio.
The band will be previewing the songs off "Screws Get Loose" in early 2011 with a tour.
1. Screws Get Loose
2. Be Your Bro
3. Let U Down
5. Mystic Mind
6. Tina Said
9. Fatty Needs A Fix
10. Waste Away
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