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Free Download: Butch Walker "The Weight Of Her"

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Four years ago, I interviewed singer/producer Butch Walker at Atlanta's famous Cactus Carwash on Ponce de Leon Avenue. It was a memorable chat in an usual location. Walker candidly talked about growing up in the South, writing mega hits for Avril Lavigne and Simple Plan, and his experience living in Los Angeles.

He specifically talked about his support of equal rights for gays, which was a leading theme in the 2004 U.S. elections. "I grew up in a redneck town with a lot of close-minded opinions," he told me. "It really helped me to be this freak in high school with three color hair and crazy clothes, because I got out of there quicker and it made me gravitate towards a culture and people that embrace individuality."

Walker struck me an artist who makes music for all the right reasons. This man lives, breathes and sleeps rock 'n roll with a passion and vigor that is infectious. Unfazed by the glitz and glam of Los Angeles, he has always done what he does best. Write rock 'n roll and play it as hard as he can.

On November 11, he returns with his new album, titled "Sycamore Meadows." One of the most striking new tunes on his new disc is the touching "Ships In A Bottle" that he wrote after his entire Los Angeles home burned down in the California wild fires this past spring.  In the video for "Ships In A Bottle," he revisits the ashes of his home. Do yourself a favor and watch the video for the song here.

Check out a guilt-free MP3 download of Butch Walker's new single "The Weight Of Her" which is a story about a hard-partying girlfriend who "leaves a trail of gasoline" and "was born in the year he graduated." It's a good 'ole rock 'n roll stomper featuring Walker's witty and straight up storytelling. (Click here to pre-order "Sycamore Meadows" on Amazon.com.)

Download Butch Walker "The Weight Of Her"

October 22, 2008 in MP3 | Permalink

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