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The title track, "Claw Machine Wizard," shows off their soul influence. Guitarist and singer Freddy J Evans IV has said that they "... kinda refer to [Claw Machine Wizard] as our soul record." The band has been listening to a lot of James Brown, Funkadelic, and Charles Bradley on the road, and it shows. Although, it's not all soul. At around the 2:20 mark, the band launches into a furious, loud dirty blues explosion to close out the last minute of the song in a loud, loud way.
You can listen to "Claw Machine Wizard" below. The album Claw Machine Wizard will be out May 19th on Alive Naturalsound Records. To pre-order the album, head over to Amazon. For more on Left Lane Cruiser, check them out on Facebook.