Flatland Cavalry produces "Wool"
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Flatland Cavalry produces "Wool"

Friday, November 17, 2023 – Flatland Cavalry's new song, "Wool," is out today and featured on "The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes (Music From & Inspired By)," the official soundtrack to the new film in Lionsgate's The Hunger Games saga.

The song follows the band's new album, "Wandering Star, " which was released last month via Interscope Records, their first release in partnership with the label. The disc was produced by Dwight A. Baker (Josh Abbott Band, Pat Green). In celebration of the release, the band's OurVinyl Session recently debuted, which features stripped down performances of four songs: "Spinnin'," "Don't Have to Do This Like That," "Humble Folks" and "Only Thing At All."

Known for their electric live shows, Flatland Cavalry will continue to tour through next year including upcoming headline shows at Fort Worth's Billy Bob's (two nights), Nashville's Ryman Auditorium, New York's Irving Plaza, Boston's House of Blues, Atlanta's Buckhead Theatre, Athens, Ga.'s' Georgia Theatre (two nights), Minneapolis' The Fillmore, Milwaukee's The Rave and Charlotte, Wisc.'s Coyote Joe's

Based in both Texas and Nashville, Flatland Cavalry is Cordero (vocals, acoustic guitar), Jason Albers (drums, percussion), Jonathan Saenz (bass, background vocals), Reid Dillon (electric guitar), Wesley Hall (fiddle) and Adam Gallegos (piano, organ, keys, mandolin, banjo, acoustic guitar, Wurlitzer, Mellotron).

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