Over the years no band has stood up and flown the flag for rock and roll quite like Winnebago Deal. Mixing up hard rock sensibility with high-energy punk rock they cast a suspicious and cynical eye over anybody stupid enough not to appreciate this simple yet solid aesthetic. Surviving a nuclear holocaust of bad fashion, bad ideas and short-lived trends that music in the 21st century has thrown up, the ‘Deal always come out unscathed. Why? Because rather than relying on a haircut and five minutes of fame Winnebago Deal stick to something that will always be understood. Playing rock and roll.
Returning after a four year hiatus Oxford’s bastard sons of noise, Winnebago Deal recently re-united for two sold out, sweaty, chaotic shows that will go down in gig folklore. Swiftly re-affirming their stature as one of the loudest and hardest two piece bands ever conceived, they raised both, Oxford’s Cellar club and London’s, Black Heart to the ground leaving the question on everybody’s lips, ‘what next?’… the new ‘Bail Out EP’, that’s what. ‘Bail Out’ is four unreleased tracks that are classic ‘Deal, recorded during the sessions of their punk alter ego The Dresdens. Tales of incarceration, betrayal, revenge and criminal behaviour, all served up with their inimitable rock n’roll fury. Razor sharp, urgent and ultimately infectious, these recordings demonstrate their rawer, punker side whilst still retaining the signature aesthetic that make them so unique.
Mike Davies premiered the track ‘Who’s Laughing Now?’ last week on his Radio 1 punk show. You can listen to a stream of it below.
Listen to Who’s Laughing Now? below
Bail Out Tracklist
1. Bail Out
2. Who’s Laughing Now?
3. Scene Of The Crime
4. Gimme A Bullet
The ‘Bail Out EP’ will be released on 19th April through Dry Heave Records as a limited 7” red vinyl with download. There will also be a very limited ‘collectors edition’ on deluxe swirl vinyl available via mail order only. The EP will be released digitally on 21st April 2014