Just the other day we told you about members of Hanson, the Smashing Pumpkins, Fountains Of Wayne and Cheap Trick, who have convened under the banner of Tinted Windows. Dan Auerbach is half of the rockin' Akron, Ohio-based blues duo known as the Black Keys. Rather than go the supergroup route, Auerbach has broken it down and gone solo with the recent release of Keep It Hid.
Check out this clip of "Trouble Weighs A Ton," one of the fine cuts featured on the album.
Whywould the singer/guitarist of a duo, which plays songs co-written bythe main man, feel the need to go solo, you might ask? ApparentlyAuerbach wanted to play with other musicians, apart from his Keyspartner, drummer Patrick Carney. And he didn't want to go out and formanother band like fellow blues-duo frontman Jack White did when he tooka break from Meg and the White Stripes and created the Raconteurs with Brendan Benson and the Greenhornes rhythm section of drummer Patrick Keeler and bassist Jack Lawrence.
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