New ZZ Top album details

2012-08-04 by Raul Stanciu STAFF | 20 Comments
ZZ Top are set to release their upcoming album, entitled La Futura, this September through Rick Rubin's American Recordings. The album will go back to the band's raw sound of their 70s output whilst keeping the modern recording techniques. La Futura will feature ten new tracks including the Texicali EP ones that debuted a couple of months ago.

Regarding the album's title, Gibbons commented: "“We wanted to recall the directness of our early stuff but not turn our backs on contemporary technology. The result of this melding of the past and the present is, of course, LA FUTURA.” Also, featured on the album is the track "Flyin' High" that debuted thirteen months ago, before it was fully finished, aboard the Soyuz spacecraft at the time of its launch to the International Space Station at the request of NASA astronaut Mike Fossum, a close friend of the band.

La Futura tracklist:
1. I Gotsta Get Paid
2. Chartreuse
3. Consumption
4. Over You
5. Heartache in Blue
6. I Don’t Wanna Lose, Lose, You
7. Flyin’ High
8. It’s Too Easy Mañana
9. Big Shiny Nine
10. Have a Little Mercy

More information on La Futura, cover artwork, each track featured and the European tour ZZ Top are about to embark on, can be found on the band's website here: http://www.zztop.com/news/90461

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FearThyEvil
August 4th 2012
14989 Comments


I can't stand these guys.

InsecureGorilla
August 4th 2012
16 Comments


and literally no one rejoiced

Ovrot
August 4th 2012
12753 Comments


ZZ Top rules


NonApplicable
August 4th 2012
2378 Comments


Sounds French. Must be inspired by Gojira

EverythingEvil2113
August 4th 2012
1320 Comments


Probably won't be good but these guys rule.

iambandersnatch
August 4th 2012
1653 Comments


La Futura? Really? lol

McAlmonds
August 4th 2012
81 Comments


Sounds more like Italian, monsieur. ;)

WhiteNoise
August 4th 2012
3525 Comments


I remember loving La Grange when I was young (still a kickass song) and buying their greatest hits...needless to say THAT was a mistake

gosk8n
August 4th 2012
1088 Comments


ILL SEE YOU AT THE BOTTOM ZZZ TOP!

Da11thMytrillSphere
August 4th 2012
545 Comments


These guys owns hard

insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
August 4th 2012
4117 Comments


why the hate ? these guys are great.

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SwayzeFaced
August 4th 2012
349 Comments


It wont be Fandango.

paxman
August 4th 2012
4084 Comments


B-B-B-B-BAD TO THE BONE

Jade
Emeritus
August 4th 2012
10676 Comments


"ILL SEE YOU AT THE BOTTOM ZZZ TOP!" [2]

I'd like to hear them pronounce La Futura.

bloc
August 4th 2012
39118 Comments


Texicali was actually pretty solid

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erandolph90
August 5th 2012
192 Comments


They made more than La Grange?

paxman
August 5th 2012
4084 Comments


Sad that Bad to the Bone is the only song I know by them, and it's a cover they recorded for The Terminator 2 soundtrack

Cru
August 6th 2012
79 Comments


I might have to check this one out. Not a big ZZ Top fan, but I might still give it a listen.

dnpnts
August 8th 2012
63 Comments


"ILL SEE YOU AT THE BOTTOM ZZZ TOP!" [3]

these guyssss

StrizzMatik
September 5th 2012
3562 Comments


Did people really just confuse George Thorogood with fucking ZZ Top? Jesus Christ.

Album leaked and it's pretty awesome.



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