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Mezcal Head


Download links and information about Mezcal Head by Swervedriver. This album was released in 1993 and it belongs to Rock, Indie Rock, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 01:01:14 minutes.

Artist: Swervedriver
Release date: 1993
Genre: Rock, Indie Rock, Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 11
Duration: 01:01:14
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No. Title Length
1. For Seeking Heat 3:46
2. Duel 6:19
3. Blowin' Cool 3:57
4. MM Abduction 2:51
5. Last Train to Satansville 6:45
6. Harry and Maggie (Dragging It Under) 5:27
7. A Change Is Gonna Come 4:00
8. Girl on a Motorbike 4:08
9. Duress 8:03
10. You Find It Everywhere 4:09
11. Never Lose That Feeling/Never Learn 11:49



Swervedriver was the most rocking band to emerge from Britain’s early-‘90s shoegazing scene. While bands like Slowdive, Chapterhouse and Lush specialized in blissed-out guitar-pop, Swervedriver played louder and sang about muscle cars, cowboys and Satan, all the while retaining the genre’s infectiously wistful melodies. 1993’s Mezcal Head obliterated any possibility of a sophomore slump, especially by the fifth song “Last Train to Satansville” which successfully fused a country-rock narrative on galloping rhythms with their trademark jet-engine sounding guitar blast. Throughout singer Adam Franklin croons with an effortless cool — he balances the brawn of the punchy opener “For Seeking Heat” with naturally aloof inflections. The catchy “Duel,” an instant college radio hit, ignites with propulsive guitars, a sing-along chorus and an unforgettable bridge built with ascending riffs and barbed, melodic hooks. The mid-tempo “MM Abduction” is another standout that borrows howling guitars from Ride’s Nowhere, but the 12-minute “Never Lose That Feeling” is the album’s epic, boasting a Krautrock-inspired sax solo.