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Song Premiere: ZZ Top, 'Chartreuse'

Texans return with more riffs, more gruff

ZZ Top
Courtesy of American Recordings
June 4, 2012 12:00 PM ET

Listen to ZZ Top's "Chartreuse":

Bluesy axemen ZZ Top are back with their first new studio recordings in nine years. "Chartreuse," off the group's upcoming four-track teaser Texicali, offers more gruff, ramblin' riffage from the Texans. A seamless fit with the rest of the band's catalog, "Chartreuse" is a chunky track fit for any summer beer-b-que.

Texicali, which will be available in digital outlets on June 5th, serves as a preview for ZZ Top's upcoming, as-yet unnamed full-length, tentatively set for late summer/early fall.

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