Coming off a successful performance at the Treasure Island Music Festival in San Francisco and a recent packed house gig at Spaceland in Los Angeles, WEST INDIAN GIRL continue to lead in to the October 23 release of their new album 4th & Wall (Milan Records) with the single iTunes release of “Blue Wave” today. In addition, Digital entertainment company Flycell has launched a series of mobile exclusives including ringtones, wallpapers and video to coincide with the single's release. More will be added over the coming weeks in anticipation of the album's release in October. Get connected at www.flycell.com/wig.
West Indian Girl's fusion of undeniable guitar riffs, prog-like keyboard flourishes and pulsing rhythms on “Blue Wave” pour a perfect foundation for the mind-melding hook and tsunami of blissful harmonies that follow. "It's about finding the best thing in life, be it a wave or a state of mind or a perfect escape," bassist Francis Ten says. Stemming from an infectious hook and a guitar part brought to the band by his musical partner Robert James, the ode to surfing on the bluest wave is destined to become a favorite of both discerning music lovers and aberrant fun seekers across the globe.
Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Times recently took note of the environment in which the album was created. Noted Kevin Bronson on 9/13/07: “From the jammy, intrepid glimmer of 4th & Wall, you'd never suspect it was shaped amid the grit and desperation of late-night downtown. ‘We've always been laced with a certain degree of positivity, ’Ten says. ‘The nice thing is that we're doing our own thing; we're not looking over our shoulder thinking, 'Oh, there's another band that sounds like us.' "
Catch WEST INDIAN GIRL live at these newly confirmed new tour dates:
Date Venue City
October 19 Winston's San Diego, CA
October 20 Spaceland Los Angeles, CA
October 21 Monterey Music Summit Monterey, CA
November 10 The Independent San Francisco,CA