Video Premiere: moe. “Along for the Ride” from ‘This Is Not, We Are’
This Friday, June 26, moe. will release This Is Not, We Are, the group’s first studio album since 2014. Over the past few weeks the band has been sharing songs from the forthcoming record, which is now available for pre-order. moe. has accompanied each of these with a live video for each tune on the album that the band has played live. Today it’s the final song on the album, “Along for the Ride,” sharing studio footage along with a live performance from Revolution Hall in Portland, OR on 2/28/20.
Rob Derhak wrote the song and Vin Amico talks about how it came together: “Part of it changed before we got into the studio. The whole slow part that gets kind of spacey, coming out of Chuck’s solo, changed over time. That wasn’t there and we morphed it into that, which ended up making the song a little more interesting because all of a sudden we go into this different part, different tempo, different soundscape. Production-wise, it’s one of the coolest parts of the whole album.”