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Getaway Dogs Announces Single, “Excuses/Opinions II”

The single from Getaway Dogs  ebbs and flows like a shimmering ocean wave crashing against a kaleidoscope skyline. “Excuses/Opinions II” floats into the carefree layers of atmosphere with ethereal harmonies, shimmering guitar, and a wandering bass line. A reissue from their 2016 album Lost In The Ebb, the newly recorded song was redone to convey the energy and soul of the band’s live performance to put the listener front and center. 

“Excuses/Opinions II” paints with a psychedelic pallet ranging in colors of jazz, hip-hop, and Brazilian finger-picking. The colors stretch the canvas while singer and guitarist Kai Killion sings in an inviting cadence. Since much of the music was inspired by the seafoam home in which the band resides, the bubbling coastal influences can be felt through each note. Accents of synth complement the melody and add a final layer to the finished product. It’s easy to imagine driving past a hidden reef to a surf mecca while the music flows in to mix with the sand.

About Getaway Dog

Getaway Dogs is the brainchild of Kai Killion. Prior to this band, Killion made one solo album called Mermaid Legs & Getaway Dogs (2013), where the band name was born. Their debut album, Lost In The Ebb, was released in 2016. They have shared the stage with notable acts such as Tommy Guerrero, Durand Jones & The Indications, and Space Captain, and have been a part of festivals such as Do-It-Ourselves Fest and the Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival. The band currently consists of Killion (guitars/vocals), Spencer Higgins (drums, percussion), Lucas Heinel (percussion, synth) and Chili Corder (bass).

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Paul Corsi

When he’s not playing a show or practicing with his band Go Tiger, Go! he can be found at one of Detroit’s best new restaurants or taking in the sights and sounds that the area has to offer. He loves running, coffee houses, playing with puppies, and the occasional vortex of video games.

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