Erika Goldring, Getty Images The four members of Little Big Town will…
- Posted on Jan 5th 2010 3:00PM by John D. Luerssen
"We really just wanted to do it organically," frontman Matthew Caws said in a release. "Whatever we felt like covering in the moment, rather than trying to sum up our influences or something. It's whatever we were excited about in the months before making it. And I think we got everything we wanted to."
"The material came together spontaneously," Caws added of the disc, which was recorded last September at Resonate Studios in Austin, Texas. "We'd get together and kick ideas around and soon we had an A list, a B list, a C list." As for the finished product, fans who attend the group's shows will have first crack at owning 'If I Had a Hi-Fi,' which also features renditions of songs by the Moody Blues, the Soft Pack, Mecromina, Bill Fox and Arthur Russell, among others.
The trek gets underway with a series of special NYC gigs, which will see the band perform its three most recent original albums, 'Let Go,' 'The Weight Is A Gift,' and 'Lucky' in their entirety, before it starts globe-hopping.