Blue Moon Marquee releases new single, “Hound Dog On A Chain”

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Blue Moon Marquee releases fiery track, “Hound Dog On A Chain”

The electrifying sound of blues-folk duo Blue Moon Marquee out of Cowichan Valley, British Columbia, is sure to make audiences jump out of their seats and dance with the latest upbeat single, “Hound Dog on a Chain.”

A harmonic synthesis of blues, jazz, rock n’ roll, and swing, the latest single comes from Blue Moon Marquee’s highly anticipated fifth studio album Scream, Holler & Howl. The album is a sophisticated collection of music that instantly transports listeners to places of sonic wonder.

“Hound Dog on a Chain” is a pulsating track dripping with equal parts style and substance. The song features emotive vocals by Badlands Jazz, a.k.a Jasmine Colette, and a Hammond solo from the supremely talented Darcy Phillips. As approachable as the new single is, “Hound Dog on a Chain” is about the systems of oppression that continue to drive society further from happiness.

As the duo says, “Wake up to the realization that people have the power. We need to believe in that power and to believe in the people. The chain is taut. This hound dog is about to bust loose.”

Groovy licks and up-tempo percussion punctuate “Hound Dog on a Chain” and the urgency of the message about social patriarchy and the prioritization of profit and corporate greed over life.

The sensational new album Scream, Holler & Howl showcases the exceptional talent of some of Canada’s finest musicians. Co-produced by the legendary Duke Robillard, the album also features the musical stylings of Darcy Phillips on piano and Jerry Cook on tenor and baritone saxophone.

The latest single is accompanied by a provocative black and white music video that visualizes the detached world we’re reeling through. Utilizing dazzling choreography and interpretive dance, the official music video for “Hound Dog on a Chain” was produced by Studio 549 and filmed on the unceded territory of the Lekwungen-speaking peoples.

Watch the video for “Hound Dog on a Chain” below, and stay up to date with Blue Moon Marquee via their socials.

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