They’re the French band with the catchy title that you just’ll little question have examine after we reviewed their single final month, Swallows’. Now DIY Rock Farmers, The Inspector Cluzo, return with the most recent single from their upcoming album ‘Horizon’, whose title sounds as very similar to a job description as a single title – ‘Working A Household Farm Is Extra Rock Than Taking part in Rock’n’Roll Music’.
However there’s no shadow of a lie within the title. Anybody who has put their fingers within the earth to plant a seed will know the magic that’s to be present in rising your personal meals. It’s onerous work, and particularly so in case you adhere to ecological agricultural strategies fairly than chemical, and in case you are like The Inspector Cluzo, and arise for the rights of the small farmer in opposition to the large farming companies, then you’re, in anybody’s e book, a Rockstar.
‘Working A Household Farm Is Extra Rock Than Taking part in Rock’n’Roll Music’ is the third observe to be dropped from ‘Horizon’, and is accompanied by a music video.
The video opens with a drone shot of the 15 hectare household farm, “LOU CASSE” (“the oak” in Gascon language) in Gascony, which produces natural wheat and natural corn with their very own free seeds. It goes low over two scarecrows dressed because the duo themselves, Laurent and Mathieu, earlier than displaying fish-eye lens footage of them engaged on the farm. There’s loads of inspiration for anybody doing related – geese and sheep roam about doing their very own jobs at holding the pests and weeds down, whereas the fellows go about harvesting the corn, in addition to tilling the fields for subsequent season, and choosing tomatoes within the polytunnel.
There’s loads of time for music too, and it will be very straightforward to get misplaced within the irresistible driving rock. However take a look at the lyrics and also you’ll see there’s a lot extra to it than only a catchy rhythm – identical to farming is a complete lot extra than simply rising your personal:
“Speaking about younger farmers
They ‘re the brand new rockers
They’re the rebels
Similar to early rockers”
“Farming ain’t by no means been straightforward
Nonetheless received flooding and heatwaves
It’s even tougher now
Add on Advertising bullshit
You wish to go inexperienced? That’s good Simply do it!
However cease Simply greenwashing me!”
In the event you’re going to be an agro-revolutionary then you must get proper in – each wellies. There’s no half measures.
The Inspector Cluzo have the repute of being one of the crucial prolific touring bands on the earth, and have introduced a full European and UK tour, together with dates as particular company of EELS in March 2023, within the UK, Benelux, and Germany.
The band feedback:
“As farmers ourselves, we are able to verify that touring and enjoying in entrance of 1000’s of individuals is way simpler than coping with Mom Nature’s anger as a result of local weather change in addition to with all manufacturing unit farms and agro-industry stress added to the everlasting green-washing.”
The band continues:
“The video is made with extracts from Yan Sourigues ‘Working a household farm’ documentary, which can be launched later this yr.”
The Inspector Cluzo’s model new album, ‘Horizon’, can be launched on January 27, 2023, by way of their label, F.thebassplayer Information. Two singles have already been launched, title observe ‘Horizon‘ and ‘Swallows‘. The brand new album was recorded in three weeks and produced by Grammy Award winner Vance Powell. ‘Horizon’ is the deepest and truest album The Inspector Cluzo have written so far. Every track shares and takes inspiration from real-life occasions and experiences.
The Inspector Cluzo has performed greater than 1200 exhibits in 67 nations so far, and have been part of offered out USA assist excursions with Clutch and EELS in 2019, alongside a bunch of competition appearances throughout the globe (together with Lollapalooza Chile and Brazil) and a maiden US headline tour. In the summertime of 2022 The Inspector Cluzo performed extensively on prestigious phases throughout Europe, together with the extensively famend Hellfest Competition, the place they gathered a crowd of fifty,000 followers.
You’ll find out extra about The Inspector Cluzo and their music on-line on their official Web site, YouTube, Fb, Twitter, and Spotify.
Watch the music video for ‘Working A Household Farm Is Extra Rock Than Taking part in Rock’n’Roll Music’ right here.