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- Posted on Apr 22nd 2011 11:30AM by Cameron Matthews
"This tune was written before Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans. After the storm, the song took on a whole new meaning," bassist Robert Mercurio tells Spinner. "Having a 'heart of steel' struck a chord with the way we were feeling. So we originally recorded it with New Orleans soul legend, Irma Thomas. For this live recording we recorded with longtime tour mate and New Orleans legend Cyril Neville."
The tune showcases several rip-roaring harmonica solos, and you can tell from the audience reaction that Galactic was kicking some interstellar behind. 'The Other Side of Midnight: Live in New Orleans' will be released via Anti- Records on May 3.