Today, Johannesburg-based trio, Go the Rodeo, release their anticipated debut album, Lekker Chilled, two years after the release of their first single “Sea Dog”.
The album consists of previously released singles, including “Glass Walls” ft. Matt and Trevor Wentworth (Our Last Night), and “Never C Ur Face Again” ft. Warwick Rautenbach (Hellcats), as well as a host of fresh tracks.
The trio recorded Lekker Chilled in Johannesburg, working with producers Clint Watts (Watts Audio Recording Studio) and Tjaart van der Walt (Studio 15), while a lot of the tracks were refined and recorded in vocalist Corné van Niekerk’s bedroom.
Lekker Chilled is composed of 12 tracks, including a hidden track “I Spoke to God”. The name of the album encapsulates the band’s collective outlook on life, and their style of music.
“I put a lot of thought into the name of the album, and was looking for something appropriate that would tie all our music together. We had a meeting about the album, and Craig just said, let’s call it ‘Lekker Chilled’. It stuck, and that’s what we went with,” Corné explains.
“Go The Rodeo’s debut album is a great mishmash of genres and a testament to hard work paying off – the guys have never waivered from releasing only the highest quality of work,” Tecla Ciolfi (Texx and the City editor) declares.
Go the Rodeo launch the album on the 26th of July, starting their tour at Railways Café in Centurion then moving on to Pretoria, Johannesburg, and Cape Town.
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