The Band: Hollis Brown
The Album: Hollis Brown Gets Loaded, a song-for-song recreation of The Velvet Underground’s 1970 classic, Loaded. The album (vinyl only, and limited to 500 copies) drops April 19, in support of Record Store Day.
Fun Fact: To support Gets Loaded, Hollis Brown are heading out on tour with ’60s garage rock legends The Zombies.
Songwriter Says: “Record Store Day is an opportunity for artists to do something different, to give real music fans another side, something fun, something they might not normally get to experience,” notes frontman Mike Montali. “We decided to shack up for two days in a house in the country, and play the songs off of one of our favorite albums. Being a native of Queens, New York City, we want to keep the lineage of great New York bands going. This record is our tribute to the best band to ever come out of New York, and certainly one of the best songwriters to ever live.”
SOURCE: AMERICAN SONGWRITER