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The Stray Cats: Watch the New Video for ‘Desperado’

Stray Cats
Stray Cats

The Stray Cats – Brian Setzer, Lee Rocker, and Slim Jim Phantom – have released a new music video for their tune “Desperado”, an instrumental track inspired by a spaghetti western movie. The single is one of four from the band’s album 40, with marks their first new album in 26 years.

Watch the video for “Desperado” below.

“Reverb and tape delay–I love those two sounds,” says Setzer about “Desperado.” “I was thinking of a Clint Eastwood movie. He’s in the desert waiting for someone to come over that he could shoot.”

The recently released “Desperado” video blends scenes from vintage spaghetti western films and old beach movies for a crazy, fun pop culture mash-up.

40 was released in May and entered the charts at #1 on the Current Rock chart and #5 on the Billboard Album Sales chart. It is available now on Amazon and iTunes.

Prior to kicking off a U.S. tour in support of the album, Slim Jim Phantom spoke with us about the reunion. Hear the interview here.

Currently, Brian Setzer is gearing up to kick off his 16th annual Christmas Rocks! Tour in November. Click here for a list of dates.

The Stray Cats – “Desperado”

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