Butter (LP, Album, Ltd, but). Serpents & Snakes. Butter (CD, Album, Promo). Serpents & Snakes, Thirty Tigers.
Turbo Fruits went into their new album, "Butter," ready to "rock 'n' roll and kick us like we've done from day one," according to founder and frontman Jonas Stein. But the Nashville quartet has another purpose in mind for their third release. Man, we're ready to start being able to pay our bills," Stein tells Billboard. Butter" was recorded during the late summer of 2011 in Austin and produced by Spoon's Jim Eno. Stein says that with the album in the can for more than a year, Turbo Fruits have spent much of the interim working on new material. We wanted to stay on the fast track, so we got straight back to writing," he says. The upshot is that the group has "damn near a whole album of music written and demoed," with plans to hit the studio again maybe later this fall, after its first burst of touring to support "Butter
On their third album, Turbo Fruits offer ripping guitars and barroom aggression in service of throwback rock'n'roll. Working with producer Jim Eno, the former Be Your Own Pet members offer a carefully honed caricature of themselves, complete with tales of bar fights, gambling, hitting the road, drinking, and smoking weed. With Butter, Turbo Fruits have offered a carefully honed caricature of themselves. They tell stories about bar fights, about gambling, about hitting the road, about drinking and smoking pot. And as if that picture still wasn't clear, right before the final track, you can hear producer Jim Eno (of Spoon) saying, "Yeah, we'll do a sober take tomorrow, guys.
Gamble Tamble, 02:37. Don't Like To Fight, 02:45. Harley Dollar Bill$, 03:51. Catch & Release, 03:07.
Features Song Lyrics for Turbo Fruits's Butter album. Ain't The Only One Havin' Fun Lyrics. Turbo Fruits Lyrics provided by SongLyrics. Lyricapsule: The Surfaris Drop ‘Wipe Out’; June 22, 1963. RIFF’d: Nas’ ‘Nasir’. Lyricapsule: The Byrds Drop ‘Mr. Tambourine Man’; June 21, 1965.
Turbo Fruits may roll off the tongue better than "the Jonas Stein Experience," but the latter is starting to look like a more accurate handle for this band - Butter is the third album from the Turbo Fruits, and just as 2009's Echo Kid featured a different lineup than their self-titled debut, Butter finds the band expanded from a trio into a. quartet, with guitarist and vocalist Stein the only guy to appear on all three records. As Stein fiddles with the band's membership on each album, he also adjusts their sound and approach, and on Butter, he's clearly aiming for.
Turbo Fruits – Butter. on September 10, 2012, 7:59am. Matt Hearn’s rolling, thunderous fills and Stein’s fulminating riffs are surely keeping the party going, lubricating the attendees as much as the abundant cheap beer.
Tracklist Hide Credits
|A1||Where The Stars Don't Shine|
|A3||Don't Like To Fight|
|A4||Harley Dollar Bill$|
|B2||Catch & Release|
Written By – John Eatherly, Jonas Stein
|B4||Gotta Get Along|
|B5||She Said Hello|
|B6||Ain't The Only Havin' Fun|
- Bass – Dave Tits*
- Drums – Matt Hearn*
- Guitar – Jonas Stein, Kingsley Brock*
- Vocals – Jonas Stein, Kingsley Brock*
NotesSingle sleeve Canabis Sativa or Pot Butter variant limited to 100.
All songs written by Turbo Fruits, except Colt 45
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