Trampled by Turtles “Burlesque Desert Window” – Americana UK

Trampled by Turtles “Burlesque Desert Window” – Americana UK
Photo provided by Will McCarthy Music Promotions.

Strange figures in homemade owl costumes bike, skate, and battle with water balloons in the new video from Trampled by Turtles for ‘Burlesque Desert Window’.   The song is from their upcoming album ‘Alpenglow’ which was produced by Wilco’s Jeff Tweety.  The long time line up of Dave Simonett (guitar and vocals), Erik Berry (mandolin), Ryan Young (fiddle), Dave Carroll (banjo), Tim Saxhaug (bass) and Eamonn McLain (cello) continue the joyous string-driven sound they have made for the past twenty years.

Lead singer and songwriter Dave Simonett says, “Sometimes I just like the way words sound together. Interesting, weird phrases that fit together –– I like trying to think about language as more of a visual art form than a literal one.”

‘Alpenglow’ will be released by Thirty Tigers on October 28th, 2022.



Ed Donnelly is a multi-instrumentalist, recording engineer and record producer from Los Angeles. He has worked with Willie Nelson, Crowded House, Marc Cohn, Jools Holland, Matchbox Twenty, The Cult, BoyHaunt, Gladys Knight, Trent Summar and The West Coast Mob, Smashing Pumpkins, Del McCoury, OK Go, Exodus, Molly Leach, Tom Morello, O.A.R., Madness, The Crystal Method, DrunkHungry, Deadmau5, Zac Brown, CrysP Tyger, Bighead Todd and the Monsters, Jake Shimabukuro, Barenaked Ladies, Tsar, Killola and more. Donnelly regularly performs with Nathan Jacques as well as Little Silver Hearts and records with GhostsDream. Little known fact: He previously held Top Secret Security Clearance with the U.S. Department of State and Q Clearance from the Department of Energy.
He currently runs The Barber’s Basement Recording Studio in Highland Park and is a partner in The Atmos at Lemontree Studio.

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