Walter Trout Band

Thu, Dec 5, 2019 at 7pm

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Walter Trout and Provogue Records / Mascot Label Group

will release Survivor’s Blues globally on January 25. Trout

is no ordinary artist and this is no ordinary covers album.

From the day he conceived the project to the moment he counted

off the first song in the studio, he had a bolder plan for this release. 

Trout shares. “I’m riding in my car sometimes, and I’ve got a blues

station on – and here’s another band doing Got My Mojo Workin’.

And there’s a little voice in me that says, ‘Does The World need

another version of that song?’ So I came up with an idea. I didn’t

want to do ‘Stormy Monday’ or ‘Messin’ With The Kid.’ I didn’t want

to do the Blues greatest hits. I wanted to do old, obscure songs that

have hardly been covered. And that’s how Survivor Blues started…”

Over the course of the last several decades, Walter Trout has been a prolific artist. He’s regularly released offerings from the studio, so this moment of offering a covers album is somewhat of a curveball.  His 2017 all-star release, We’re All In This Together, shows no sign of burning out and continues to receive accolades and sales on a global basis, alongside four awards for Blues Rock Album Of The

Photo by Austin Hargrave 

Year. He reflects, ”It’s really overwhelming. How do I follow that

up? I’ve always respected guys who went out on a limb, like Neil Young or Bob Dylan. You never know what they’re gonna come out with.”

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