The Squirrel Nut Zippers release “Train On Fire,” the second track from their forthcoming album Lost Songs of Doc Souchon, dropping September 25th. The track features violin and backup vocals from Andrew Bird. It’s Bird’s first appearance on a Zippers album since 1998’s Perennial Favorites.
Lost Songs Of Doc Souchon follows the band’s last studio album, Beasts Of Burgundy, which debuted at #4 on the Billboard Jazz Album Chart. Fans can pre-order the new album here: www.snzippers.com
“This new album was inspired by all of the mysterious characters from the history of New Orleans jazz music,” commented band leader Jimbo Mathus. “It speaks to the hidden roots of where our aesthetic, interests and philosophy comes from. It pulls on the hidden thread.”