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Album Premiere: dB's, 'Falling Off the Sky'

Twangy power pop group returns with first album in 25 years

The dB's
Courtesy of Bar-None
June 8, 2012 1:25 PM ET

Click to listen to the dB's album 'Falling Off the Sky'

Influential twangy power pop group the dB's are back with their first new album in 25 years. Recorded with original members Peter Holsapple, Chris Stamey, Gene Holder and Will Rigby, Falling Off the Sky is the first record to feature the band's original lineup in three decades. Opener "That Time Is Gone" is a loose head-bobber with playful keyboard stabs and a slithering lead guitar riff, while "Far Away and Long Ago" is a free-flying ballad with a gentle, steady chorus and graceful violins.

Falling Off the Sky will be released on June 12th by Bar None Records.

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