Slim Cessna’s Auto Club, ‘Three Bloodhounds Two Shepherds One Fila Brasileiro’ – Song Spotlight
For almost twenty years now, Slim Cessna's Auto Club has been one of the most unique and daring bands to interpret traditional country, folk and American music. Their new song 'Three Bloodhounds Two Shepherds One Fila Brasilerio' thankfully shows they don't plan on changing their ways anytime soon.
The stark, shuffling track comes from the Denver-based band's eighth studio album, 'Unentitled,' which is out today. An assertive if lazily-paced banjo plucks its way across crackling drums and fingersnaps as co-lead singers Slim and Munly recount the comparative hunting skills of the various canines they employ on their (presumably fictional) farmland.
Apparently the bloodhounds didn't do so great: "Our three bloodhounds returned / And you they did not found / They had three bloody noses / Three slouched backs / Three tails between their legs."
Turns out their Brazilian counterpart did much better: "A fila brasileiro will snack on our bloodhounds / And use the bones to clean out their mouth / A fila brasileiro will stalk through our food crops / He's coming to hunt you down."
Anyone who was previously considering stealing their crops can now consider themselves sufficiently warned.
If you've never seen Slim Cessna's Auto Club live, you owe it to yourself to check them out when they come to your town. These supremely talented and charismatic musicians whip up a tent-revival level of energy in concert. You can learn more about the band at their official website.
Listen to Slim Cessna's Auto Club, 'Three Bloodhounds Two Shepherds One File Brasileiro'