Hear Two Songs from the Excellent, Long-Awaited Baptist Generals' Album

The thing about the Baptist Generals is that they are one of the most inventive local bands for a thousand miles in any direction. Truly. Listen to 2003's No Silver/No Gold for some sort of example, and then listen to these two tracks off of Jackleg Devotional to the Heart, due to be released at the end of May.

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It's their first album in ten years, and it's a big deal. Couple this with the fact that they are the definitive Denton supergroup, composed of musicians the likes of Paul Slavens, Ryan Williams, Jason Reimer, Peter Salisbury, etc.; all of them completing a package in mostly dreamed up by DFW artistic visionary Chris Flemmons.

Hear "Broken Glass" and "The Dog That Bit You" below.

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