The roundabout point here is that the old rock stars recognize shit in the Sights that younger fans might not get. It's a certain passion for song, a certain metered language ...
Having said all that, it's no wonder then that long-time critic's darling Alejandro Escovedo is a new Sights fan. So much that he invited Sights front man Eddie Baranek on stage to tackle the Stones' "Beast of Burden," when the two bands gigged together last week at Ferndale's Magic Bag. Watch the video below.
In other Sights news, the quartet's new album, Most of What Follows is True (Alive), is finally out (CD and vinyl) on Tuesday Nov. 16. Get it. You'll recall we talked about the band and the recording of the new album here. Also, watch for Baranek to debut at MT very very soon ...
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