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Crocodiles Are Coming! Lead Singer Brandon Welchez Talks About Their Debut Album: Summer of Hate

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Holy Jesus and the Mary Chain, Batman! Crocodiles are coming to the Troubadour tonight supporting their two month old, brand spanking new, debut disk, Summer of Hate. Toting loud fuzzed out guitars, electric drums, and sneering lyrics that knock you breath back, Crocodiles have created a pulsing spaced out noise that will vibrate through your skull for days...in a good way. Brandon Welchez was kind enough to speak with us yesterday by phone. Here is some of what was said. What song are you most proud of on Summer of Hate?
Oh, that’s really hard to say. I’m really pleased with all of them, but if I was to chose one perhaps it would be "Young Drugs." It’s the last song on the album. I think it’s a real achievement for both of us because it’s so long. Usually we write really impatient sort of music, and this is the first time we had a song that built up and rose and fell sucessfully. I never thought I would be part of a seven minute song.