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The Arcs, featuring Dan Auerbach, premiere single “Outta My Mind”

Thomas Bellflower June 30, 2015
The Arcs ’ “Outta My Mind” debuts today at and can now be heard/shared here: The song is from The Arcs’ upcoming debut album, Yours, Dreamily, which will be released Friday, September 4 on Nonesuch Records and is available for pre-order now on  iTunes  and at  and . Each pre-order provides a download of both album tracks “Outta My Mind” and “Stay in My Corner.” On July 10, the band will release a 7-inch single featuring “Outta My Mind” b/w an additional non-LP track entitled “My Mind”.
In anticipation of the album’s release, “Stay in My Corner” recently premiered at  NPR Music . Of the song, NPR Music’s Stephen Thompson praises, “…it’s got a slinky, timeless feel, propelled with alluring ease by Auerbach’s falsetto and a lush instrumental backdrop befitting The Arcs’ roster.” The Arcs will be touring in support of the album; details will be announced soon.
The Arcs are Dan AuerbachLeon Michels, Richard Swift, Homer Steinweiss, and Nick Movshon. Also featured on the album are Kenny Vaughan and Mariachi Flor de Toloache. The group collaboratively wrote and recorded 13 tracks for Yours, Dreamily, with the musicians playing a large array of roles both vocally and instrumentally. Co-produced by Auerbach and Michels, the album was recorded in roughly two weeks through spontaneous, informal sessions across the country at the Sound Factory in Los Angeles, the Diamond Mine in Queens, Auerbach’s Easy Eye Sound in Nashville, and in a lounge room at Electric Lady in Manhattan. Tchad Blake mixed the album on his horse farm in Wales.
In advance of Yours, Dreamily, The Arcs recently released a 7-inch single, which is available now at independent retail outlets, , and . Inspired by the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao boxing match, the EP includes the songs “Stay in My Corner” b/w “Tomato Can.”
1. Once We Begin (Intro)
2. Outta My Mind
3. Put a Flower in Your Pocket
4. Pistol Made of Bones
5. Everything You Do (You Do for You)
6. Stay in My Corner
7. Cold Companion
8. The Arc
9. Nature’s Child
10. Velvet Ditch
11. Chains of Love
12. Come & Go
13. Rosie (Ooh La La)
14. Searching the Blue


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