Old 97's play Conan
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
– Old 97's will be the featured musical guest on Conan, performing their single "Good with God", next Tuesday, March 14.
The band also recently released a music video for the track featuring a faux-interview with The Office's Jenna Fischer and Fred Armisen (Portlandia, Late Night With Seth Meyers) as a stand-in drummer.
The song is from Old 97's new release, "Graveyard Whistling." The vinyl version is available with four different cover color options - red, blue, green and silver - with four matching vinyl colors in translucent red, translucent blue, translucent green, and clear.
The band's spring tour starts March 18 in Greeley Col.
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To illustrate its 12th album - appropriately titled "Twelfth"- Old 97's put a picture of Dallas Cowboys star quarterback Roger Staubach on the cover, where he can be seen throwing a pass wearing his number 12 jersey. Since the band is originally from Dallas, it all fits together quite nicely. The album includes all the elements we love about Old 97's: a whole lot of honesty and self-deprecating humor. While country music is a part of what the band does, it would be a stretch to ...
"Love the Holidays" may read like one of those old timey Christmas album titles. You know, those sanitized, safe for the whole family song sets. Granted, there's nothing particularly family unfriendly on this seasonal collection; however, it's still a fairly typical Old 97's album. Vocalist Rhett Miller is just too angsty to ever make completely overjoyed, celebratory music. This album is typical Old 97's music, in the best sense of the term.
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Old 97s' "Graveyard Whistling" is a slight return to form after 2014's "Most Messed Up," which was heavy on profanity, but far too light on charming country songs. "Graveyard Whistling" is a little more innocent and a lot more fun than its predecessor.
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