Chris D.'s Flesh Eaters, the punk rock “supergroup” that also features John Doe and DJ Bonebrake of X and Dave Alvin of The Blasters among others, are back with a new album called I Used to Be Pretty. The first single, a cover of The Sonic's “Cinderella,” was released in October, and now they've unleashed this new original track.
In an interview with L.A. Weekly to be published next week, Chris D. told us, “I thought that we have to preserve this for posterity because we’re sounding so good, so tight, and yet it’s a different sound than we had in 1981.”
He's right, too — the rockabilly-tinged punk band are on top of their game, and the various members sound like they're having a blast together on this new tune, which has a slow-burning intro but hits hard when it kicks in. Hear it here:
On tour now: flesheaters.com for info.