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Savoy Motel share Jay Reatard-inspired “Sorry People” from debut LP

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Nashville’s Savoy Motel, featuring Cheap Time’s Jeffrey Novak and members of Heavy Cream, will release their debut album on October 21 via What’s Your Rupture and the group have shared a new song from it. “Sorry People” is a pretty good representation of what Savoy Motel do: it’s funky, glammy and twitchy all in equal measures with the unmistakable sound of that vintage Maestro Rhythm King drum machine ticking along. Lyrically, however the song was inspired by the late Jay Reatard. Says Novak, it’s “based on the late Jay Reatard’s skewed philosophy of never apologizing for anything, even though I remember him telling me he was sorry about countless crazy things in the past.” Listen below.

Savoy Motel will be on tour with Dandy Warhols this fall. No NYC shows, unfortunately but all dates are listed below.

Savoy Motel – 2016 Tour Dates
Sept 23: Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater *
Sept 24: Chicago, IL – Park West *
Sept 25: Columbus, OH – Skully’s *
Sept 27: Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live *
Sept 28: Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle *
Sept 29: Charleston, SC – Charleston Music Hall *
Sept 30: Orlando, FL – The Social *
Oct 1: Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room *
Oct 3: St. Petersburg, FL – The State Theatre *
Oct 4: Ponte Vedra, FL – Ponte Vedra Concert Hall *
Oct 6: Atlanta, GA – Terminal West *
Oct 7: Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge *
Oct 8: St. Louis, MO – Delmar Hall *
Oct 10: Birmingham, AL – Saturn *
Oct 11: New Orleans, LA – Tipitina’s Uptown *
Oct 12: Dallas, TX – Granada Theater *
Oct 13: Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall *
Oct 14: Austin, TX – The Scoot Inn *
Oct 15: Austin, TX – The Scoot Inn *

* – w/ The Dandy Warhols

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