Where to Now? is as much a battle cry as it is Track Dogs’ new album title.
The four Madrid-based musicians, who celebrated 15 years together in 2021, are as determined as ever to pick up where they left off after their 2019 album Fire on the Rails. This is also their statement to fans that despite the disruption of the last two years, these dogs are neither sleeping nor lying.
Started during lockdown 2020, this collection of songs embraces introspection balanced with the undeniable optimism and rhythm that has opened the doors of so many venues and festivals.
Track Dogs’ 7th studio album delivers 12 songs with 12 musical guests including Cathy Jordan of Dervish, the English folk-scene favorites, Banter, members of Robbie’s solo project The Potato Monsters, UK violinist Kate Moran and US singer Delories Dunn. The album also features some lush string arrangements from both sides of the Atlantic courtesy of Eli Bishop in Nashville and Chris Demetriou & Adrianne Wininsky in Stockport, UK.
From the riproaring finale of “Donna Lola” to the intimate duo of Garrett Wall and trumpeter-singer, Howard Brown, on the title track, the album promises new depth as well as Track Dogs’…
released February 18, 2022
Produced by Germán Gutiérrez & Track Dogs
Recorded, mixed and mastered at Playground Studios, Madrid (2019-2021)
All songs by Track Dogs except “Carolina in My Mind” by James Taylor
Donna Lola by Track Dogs & Delories Dunn
Tracks 3, 5, 8 & 9 Strings arranged and recorded by Chris Demetriou & Adrianne Wininsky
Tracks 1 & 6 Strings arranged & recorded by Eli Bishop in Nashville
Track 11 Strings arranged by Howard Brown, recorded by Chris Demetriou & Adrianne Wininsky
Solo Violin in Track 8 Kate Moran
Cover painting by Graham Lee
Design, layout and photography by Miguel Palomar
“Utah Monument Valley” lyric booklet photos by Robbie K. Jones
“Destroyed train tracks” photo by anatabuenca.com
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