AMIGO THE DEVIL : New Single – ‘Another Man’s Grave’

‘Another Man’s Grave’ is the opening salvo from the recently announced ‘Born Against’, the second album by Texas-based Dark Americana artist Amigo The Devil, which is set for release on February 19th 2021′. Another Man’s Grave’ is a storytelling marvel, as ATD (real name Danny Kiranos) laments the trials and tribulations of the human condition over a swelling orchestral crescendo.

“This is very much a coming to terms song. It’s the realisation that the habits and routine we’ve been living, the behaviours and outlook displayed, aren’t true to the person that we know exists somewhere within,” explains Kiranos. “It’s about the purgatory-like time between accepting this and the moment we truly decide to do something about it. It’s about the fear and self-doubt that keep us believing we aren’t strong enough to be the person we genuinely know we are, whether it’s because of social pressure, trauma, addiction or any combination of circumstances that keep us stuck in a grave we know we don’t belong in.”

To record the follow-up to his critically acclaimed debut album, ‘Everything Is Fine’, Kiranos hunkered down at Modern Electric Sound Recorders in Dallas with producer Beau Bedford (also leader of The Texas Gentlemen) to capture the brutal honesty and sombre atmosphere that has become a benchmark for his sound. In a time where an apocalypse feels more like reality than a biblical passage, ‘Born Against’ captures perfectly the beauty and chaos of his experience.

Following the release in late 2018 (early 2019 in the UK) of the Ross Robinson produced ‘Everything Is Fine’, Amigo The Devil drew attention in his home territory from the likes of Noisey, Consequence of Sound and Brooklyn Vegan, as well as a diverse range of UK publications that included Kerrang!, Americana UK and Planet Rock. Often compared to renowned storytellers such as Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen and Father John Misty, ATD’s music quickly captured the hearts and minds of fans of genres ranging from country, metal, punk and alternative rock as well as Americana. Describing his lyrical style, Rolling Stone magazine stated that “Kiranos unflinchingly explores dark and grim subject matter from suicide to serial killers, spinning these topics into dark love songs that explode into heavy-metal catharsis.”

Amigo The Devil followed up non-stop touring of the US in 2019 with a first UK and European trek just before lockdown in early 2020 that had audiences in raptures wherever he performed.

BORN AGAINST
TRACKLISTING
1 Small Stone
2 Quiet As A Rat
3 Murder At The Bingo Hall
4 Drop For Every Hour
5 Better Ways To Fry A Fish
6 Different Anymore
7 Another Man’s Grave
8 24k Casket
9 Shadow
10 Letter From Death Row

digital pre-order link
ingroov.es/born-against

LP / CD / merch link
amigothedevil.indiemerch.com

 

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