FIRST LISTEN: Big Talk by Big Talk

Big Talk

This is the surprisingly fun solo effort of drummer Ronnie Vannucci Jr. of The Killers. We recommend it despite songs with sometimes weak lyrics hovering on whiskey. Any strength in this album is due to it’s pumped up and catchy hooks.

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‘Getaways’ by Big Talk (Little Oil/Epitaph)

The solo project of The Killers’ drummer Ronnie Vannucci Jr. This first single is now available and received a positive review from SPIN Magazine. The album will be out July 12th, 2011.

Purchase “Getaways” here

Big Talk album coming in summer of 2011

Drummer Ronnie Vannucci Jr. of The Killers (Island Def Jam) has announced that he will be releasing a solo album in the summer of 2011 titled Big Talk. The album features Vannucci on every instrument excepting lead guitar. It will be released via a team effort from Epitaph Records and Vannucci’s own new label Little Oil. The album was mixed by famed producer Alan Moulder (Depeche Mode, The Killers, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Smashing Pumpkins) and recorded in part in London. The major part of the album was recorded at The Killers’ studio (Battle Born Studio) in Las Vegas and was produced by Joe Chicarelli (The Strokes, My Morning Jacket).

Official website

Single “Getaways” is due on May 10th, 2011. The eponymous album will be due July 12th, 2011.
One clip from the album