Los Lonely Boys Channel Tejano Roots on 'Blame It on Love' - Song Premiere

Rockers share slick track from new album

Los Lonely Boys
Danny Clinch
July 22, 2013 9:00 AM ET

Click to listen to Los Lonely Boys' "Blame It on Love"

Los Lonely Boys are hard at work on their follow-up to 2011's Rockpango and have just teased out this new track, "Blame It on Love." In it, the rockers combine their musical Tejano roots with bluesy rock, harmonizing on tales of difficult times and romantic interests. There's plenty of time to jam out, too, and Los Lonely Boys pack in some slick guitar work between the storytelling. "It can turn your whole life upside down/ If you need a reason why," they sing.

Photos: Los Lonely Boys and Willie Nelson at Farm Aid 2005

"Blame It on Love" will be on Los Lonely Boys' as-yet-untitled forthcoming album. A release date has not been set.

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