The Used Snag Fever 333’s Jason Aalon Butler for New Song ‘Blow Me’
2020 should bring a new album from The Used, but the band is getting a new track in under the wire for 2019, and they're getting an assist from Fever 333's Jason Aalon Butler. The song is called "Blow Me," and it can be heard in the player at the bottom of this post.
"Whether metaphorically signifying the power of words in general, or magnifying concern for the situation of societal gun violence, we urge the fans of our music to find individual and personal meaning in all of our songs. Thank you, and please enjoy," says The Used vocalist Bert McCracken of the track.
As for the pairing with Butler, there is a history as Fever 333 supported The Used on tour in 2018. Butler also has been a longtime fan of The Used, so the collaboration was something he was definitely into pursuing.
"If I'm being honest, I've been a fan of this band since the first single they put on an Atticus Clothing comp CD back in 2002. I heard 'Box Full of Sharp Objects' and thought,'This is it. This is the next step in heavier music with melodic sensibility,'" shares Butler on discovering The Used. "I loved it. I studied it. Then I met the man that produced it, John Feldmann. Loved him. Studied him. Then, a couple months ago I was asked by the band and John to sing on a track from the new album. They played me some songs and, no bullshit, I got that feeling I felt when I first heard 'Box Full' on that comp 17 years ago. For any and all The Used fans, they're back again ... in a BIG fucking way."
"Blow Me" is the first new music from The Used in two years and it can be picked up here if you like what you hear. The band is currently finishing their eighth studio album with producer John Feldmann, who recently signed the group to his Big Noise record label. "They are one of the best live bands I've ever seen and Bert is quite possibly the best singer I've ever worked with. This has been a dream of mine since I met them in 2001," said Feldmann in a statement. Stay tuned to see what 2020 has in store for The Used.
The Used Featuring Jason Aalon Butler, "Blow Me"
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