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Big Takeover exclusive: "Something In The Air" by Eros and the Eschaton

Eros and the Eschaton photo by Raeann Danger
25 February 2014

Eros and the Eschaton photo by Raeann Danger

We at The Big Takeover have always had a soft spot for Thunderclap Newman‘s one-hit-wonderful “Something In The Air.” Produced by Pete Townshend of The Who, the single reached No. 1 on the UK charts just three weeks after release, in July 1969.

Many artists have covered this song, from Labelle to Eurythmics to Tom Petty and the U.K. Subs. Now here comes Eros and the Eschaton (the shoegazing couple from Greensboro, N.C. whose debut album, Home Address For Civil War, came out last summer on Bar/None) with a dreamy yet spirited take on the classic.

This non-LP track comes to you exclusively through Dig it!

Eros and the Eschaton will perform at SXSW next month, and have added a few dates before and after:

03/04 – Alamosa, CO – Cottonwood Syndicate 
03/05 – Taos, NM – Taos Ale House
03/06 – Amarillo, TX – The 829
03/08 – San Antonio, TX – Ranger Creek Brewery
03/08 – San Antonio, TX – Hi-Tones
03/09 – Dallas, TX – Sofar Sounds
03/12 – Austin, TX – Cherrywood Coffeehouse (2:30pm/SXSW)
03/13 – Austin, TX – El Sapo (4pm/Music For Listeners/SXSW)
03/14 – Austin, TX – Valhalla (Bar/None Showcase/SXSW)
03/15 – Austin, TX – Waterloo Cycles (2:30pm/SXSW)
03/15 – Austin, TX – In.Gredients Local Café (5:30pm/SXSW)
03/16 – Norman, OK – Red Brick Bar
03/17 – Wichita, KS – Lucky’s