On Friday, the Luxuriant Sedans will release “Fourth Gear,” a brand-new, 10-song studio album.
It will be available on CD (at shows and through the band’s website www.theluxuriantsedans.com) and on all major digital outlets, including iTunes, Amazon, Apple Music, Pandora and Spotify.
It is our fourth album in almost five years - an accelerated creative pace that harks back to the creative frenzy of the 1960s.
As with our previous two studio albums (our third album was a raucous, limited-edition live album…
The Luxuriant Sedans hail from the fertile musical stomping grounds of the North Carolina Piedmont. The band’s five members - Mike “Wezo” Wesolowski (vocals, harp); Ed Bumgardner (bass, vocals); Rob Slater (guitar); Gino "Woo Funk" Grandinetti (guitar) and Larry Carman (drums) - are veteran musicians with experience in myriad musical genres, from alternative music to country-rock to jazz, vintage soul and rock ‘n’ roll in all its forms and guises. The common ground for their backgrounds is blues, but The Luxuriant Sedans is no typical fedora-wearing, licks-off-of-records blues band. Rather, the band’s deep musical versatility takes the blue soul in its music and adds an element of rock ‘n’ roll energy that celebrates taste and individuality.