The Budos Band - Old Engine Oil

Song of the Day
Hosted by John Richards
Today’s song, featured on The Morning Show with John Richards, is "Old Engine Oil" by The Budos Band, from the 2019 album V on Daptone Records.
WRITTEN BY JASMINE ALBERTSON

Last month, funk outfit the Budos Band returned with their first album in five years, V, via the iconic Daptone Records. The record continues their streak of expertly crafted soul combined with retro rock.

This is best displayed on today’s Song of the Day, “Old Engine Oil,” a gritty scorcher that uses a Zeppelin-esque guitar riff, hard-hitting drums, and anthemic horns to create one powerful instrumental track. Guitarist/producer Tom Brenneck previously said this about the song:

“Budos is back with a vengeance, I think that if you don’t want to either get in a car and drive fast or just pour yourself a strong drink and start having some fun, then you’re not listening to it loud enough.”

Check KEXP’s recent interview with the band for Sound & Vision here. Below, watch their KEXP in-studio performance from all the way back in 2010.

 

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