Heavy Drag – “Leave It Alone” (Stereogum Premiere)

Heavy Drag are a psych grunge outfit from Miami that garnish their dour marches with a smidgen of surf-rock flair. The band is releasing their debut LP Sábana Ghost this summer, and today we are premiering “Leave It Alone,” a horror-tinged current of swamp water and sunburn. The vocals are airy, pulsating shivers, the harmonies effervescent and hypnotic. “You’ve got your problems, now what do you want/ You put your feelings all up to the front,” vocalists Andreas Wong Chong and Michael Ruiz-Unger scorn, apparently not ones to let extreme emotions escape from the orbit of their dense cool. “Leave It Alone” is a boiling, bleary rock song that doesn’t shoot for the stars so much as brings the stars down to its level. Listen below.

Catch Heavy Drag on tour:

07/06 Gainesville, FL @ The Atlantic
07/07 Panama City Beach, FL @ Mosey’s
07/08 Birmingham, AL @ The Nick [TIX @ http://bit.ly/1UyRHUC]
07/09 Nashville, TN @ Foobar
07/12 Brooklyn, NY @ Union Pool [TIX @ http://ticketf.ly/21tP4IG]
07/13 Philadelphia, PA @ Kung-Fu Necktie [TIX @ http://ticketf.ly/1YdT4Op]
07/17 Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits [TIX @ http://bit.ly/1tgkNCF]

Sábana Ghost is out 7/22 via Limited Fanfare Records. Pre-order it on vinyl or CD/cassette.

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