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CLUTCH Release New Video, Recording For Classic CCR Track "Fortunate Son"

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 @ 11:19 AM


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CLUTCH announce the release of “Fortunate Son”. The single is the fourth in a series of new studio recordings that comprise the newly launched Weathermaker Vault Series.

Available on all digital outlets here: https://orcd.co/dlrxa4p.

“Growing up it was hard not to hear CCR’s "Fortunate Son" on the radio, on TV or even at the county fair. The groovy backbeat and sloshy hi hats that introduces John Fogerty’s timeless lyrics written so many years ago could be found everywhere. While it may be true to say that "Fortunate Son" could be seen as a political song we think it’s bigger than that. For us "Fortunate Son" is an inspirational song. For that reason we’d like to dedicate the song to the most inspirational person we’ve ever had in our lives, our late manager Jack Flanagan. Jack Flanagan was no Fortunate son. He worked tirelessly and passionately all the while keeping a razor sharp sense of humor until his last days. Thank you Jack for making us better than we ever thought we could be.” Jean-Paul Gaster

“Fortunate Son” was mixed by 6X Grammy Award winner and CLUTCH collaborator, Vance Powell (WOLFMOTHER, THE RACONTEURS, ARCTIC MONKEYS).

In the video that accompanies this release Tim Sult pays homage to Jack Flanagan by playing Jack’s beloved 90’s Les Paul. The video was shot at J Robbins’ Magpie Cage Recording Studio in Baltimore, MD. J Robbins produced the CLUTCH albums Robot Hive/Exodus and Strange Cousins From The West and he recorded all of the WM Vault Series singles.

The video can be viewed on KNAC.COM HERE.

CLUTCH has curated their own Spotify playlist “Clutch’s Heavy Rotation” at this location: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3NlZsjNNOoCvwjCv58mcNR

On Monday, December 2nd, CLUTCH embarked on a European headline tour with GRAVEYARD and KAMCHATKA as support.

  • 12.3 – Oberhausen, GER @ Turbinenhalle
  • 12.5 – Bremen, GER @ Aladin Music Hall
  • 12.6 – Nuremberg, GER @ Löwensaal
  • 12.7 – Strasbourg, FRA @ La Laiterie *
  • 12.8 – Villeurbanne, FRA @ Transbordeur
  • 12.10 – Barcelona, ESP @ Sala Apolo
  • 12.11 – Madrid, ESP @ Sala But *
  • 12.13 – Madrid, ESP @ Sala But
  • 12.14 – Bilbao, ESP @ Santana 27
  • 12.15 – Bordeaux, FRA @ Le Rocher de Palmer
  • 12.17 – Southampton, GBR @ O2 Guildhall
  • 12.18 – London, GBR @ Roundhouse
  • 12.19 – Leeds, GBR @ O2 Academy
  • 12.20 – Nottingham, GBR @ Rock City *
Then, right after the Christmas holidays CLUTCH will head out one last time in 2019 for the annual run of dates between Christmas and New Year’s Eve. They are supported at each show by THE STEEL WOODS and Damon Johnson. The only exception will be at the Ashville, NC show where Tyler Bryant will have the opening slot instead of Damon Johnson.

  • 12.27 – Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s
  • 12.28 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel *
  • 12.29 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
  • 12.30 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
  • 12.31 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer * Sold out

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