Denton's Doug Burr is continuing with his fixation on very sad-looking veiled brides. The cover of his Trembling Lips and Pale Fingertips 7-inch record, out today on Spune/Velvet Blue Music/Tree Fall Sounds, shows an alternative shot of the same bride featured on the cover of his 2010 album O Ye Devastator. This time, the shot -- in black and white -- looks a bit bleaker.
Similarly, the four songs on the new record -- two of which are on the actual vinyl, and all four are available for download -- offer alternate looks at three songs from O Ye Devastator. "A Black Wave is Comin'" sees two stripped-down makeovers, and "Chief of Police in Chicago" and "Do You Hear Wedding Bells" are remade as well.
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Hear Burr and his band perform these songs and many other on Friday night at 35 Denton. He's got the highly coveted slot supporting John Vanderslice at the KXT 91.7-FM showcase at Dan's Silverleaf.