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Grandaddy, Band of Horses, Franz Ferdinand, Midlake supergroup BNQT share debut single “Restart” — listen

on January 30, 2017, 11:23am

BNQT formed in 2015 when Midlake’s Eric Pulido came up with the idea for a “poor man’s Traveling Willburys.” With his bandmates McKenzie Smith, Joey McClellan and Jesse Chandler behind him, he reached out to a group of musicians he’d played with and come to know over the years: Band of HorsesBen BridwellAlex Kapranos of Franz FerdinandTravisFran Healy, and Jason Lytle of Grandaddy. The idea was for each of the five singers to write and perform two songs apiece, with the Midlake members filling the role of backing band.

On April 28th, BNQT will finally release the album through Dualtone and Entertainment One (Bella Union in the UK). Entitled Volume 1, much of the 10-track effort was recorded and produced in Midlake’s own Denton, Texas studio, with some of the artists contributing remotely via the Internet.

As an early listen, the band has shared the record’s first single, “Restart”, an energetic slice of slightly psychedelic alternative rock.

Pre-orders for Volume 1 are available now via Bella Union and Dualtone. Find the full album info below.

Volume 1 Album Artwork:

unknown2 Grandaddy, Band of Horses, Franz Ferdinand, Midlake supergroup BNQT share debut single Restart    listen

Volume 1 Tracklist:
01. Restart
02. Unlikely Force
03. 100 Million Miles
04. Mind Of A Man
05. Hey Banana
06. Real Love
07. Failing at Feeling
08. L.A. On My Mind
09. Tara
10. Fighting The World

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