Ty Segall has shared his cover of the Spencer Davis Group’s “I’m A Man” off his forthcoming covers album Fudge Sandwich, out Oct. 26 through In The Red Records. The album features covers of songs from Amon Düül II, John Lennon, Sparks, War, Funkadelic, Rudimentary Peni, Grateful Dead and more.
“I’m A Man” finds Segall wearing his influences on his sleeve. One can easily trace the L.A. musician’s style back to the raucous beat-rock of Spencer Davis and his red-hot guitarist Steve Winwood, and Segall seems to know that he’s treading on hallowed ground. The 1966 original is basically unchanged here, save for a fresh coat of the fuzz that Segall is famous for.
The album continues Segall’s penchant for fast-paced release cycles. Fudge Sandwich is his third release of 2018 alone, following January’s Freedom’s Goblin and July’s White Fence collaboration Joy. Fudge Sandwich’s release comes in the middle of Segall’s solo acoustic tour.
Listen to “I’m A Man” and Segall’s Daytrotter Session below, and scroll further for the Fudge Sandwich tracklist and a list of Segall’s tour dates.
Fudge Sandwich Tracklist:
02. I’m A Man
04. Hit it And Quit it
05. Class War
06. The Loner
07. Pretty Miss Titty
08. Archangel Thunderbird
09. Rotten To The Core
10. St. Stephen
Ty Segall Solo Acoustic Tour Dates:
20 – Big Sur, Calif. @ Henry Miller Memorial Library *
21 – San Francisco, Calif. @ The Chapel *#
22 – Santa Cruz, Calif. @ Rio Theater *
24 – Portland, Ore. @ Aladdin Theater *
25 – Vancouver, B.C. @ Biltmore Cabaret *
27 – Seattle, Wash. @ Neumos *
28 – Missoula, Mont. @ Monk’s
30 – St. Paul, Minn. @ Turf Club
02 – Chicago, Ill. @ Thalia Hall ^
03 – Detroit, Mich. @ Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit ^
04 – Buffalo, N.Y. @ Buffalo Iron Works ^
06 – South Burlington, Vt. @ Higher Ground ^
07 – Portland, Maine @ Port City Music Hall ^
08 – Hamden, Conn. @ The Space Ballroom ^
09 – Brooklyn, N.Y. @ Warsaw ^
12 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ Underground Arts
13 – Washington, D.C. @ 9:30 Club
15 – Asheville, N.C. @ The Grey Eagle!
16 – Atlanta, Ga. @ Terminal West %
17 – New Orleans, La. @ One Eyed Jack’s %
18 – Austin, Texas @ J. Lorraine Ghost Town %
(* = with Shannon Lay)
(# = with Mike Donovan)
(^ = with William Tyler)
(! = with Greg Cartwright)
(% = with Emmett Kelly)