Tex Crick Releases New Single, “Always On My Mind” || Album Out This Friday

Australian artist Tex Crick will release his debut album, Live In…New York City, this Friday on Mac’s Record Label. Today, he offers a new single, “Always On My Mind,” which follows previously released singles/videos “Peaches & Cream” and “Sometimes I Forget.”  From misty-eyed love ballads to janky-edged rock spectacles, Live In… New York City unfolds a cloyingly sweet collection of softhearted classics. “Always On My Mind” is a stripped back serenade exploring the rumination of love and vulnerability. It unwinds with piano, a simple shaker, and Crick’s  earnest croon: “Day by day // I start to think these feelings // are here to stay // Oh baby // Sweet darlin’ // You’re always on my mind.” 

Listen to Tex Crick’s “Always On My Mind”

While Crick is best known as an adaptable collaborator, most notably playing with Iggy PopWeyes BloodKirin J. Callinan, and Connan MockasinLive In… New York City presents his own fleshed-out sound. In between tours, Crick settled down in New York City to write and record the aptly-named Live In…New York City. During this time, Crick was learning to tune and repair pianos from an old Steinway technician. While honing his skills as a piano repairman, Crick hauled a junk piano off the streets in Queens, NY back to his third-floor apartment where he turned and repaired the piano back to playable condition. With the addition of a microphone and a metronome, Crick began sketching out a string of ambitious love songs. The recordings were filled with background noises, clicks of Crick’s metronome, and organic sounds of bustling New York City streets. Crick embraced these raw sounds, adding background noises on purpose. 

Taking a leaf from piano-driven pop records of a bygone era, Live In…New York City is an homage to sentimentality, merging classic song-craft with a naturally delicate approach to instrumentation.

Watch Tex Crick’s Video for “Peaches & Cream”

Watch Video for “Sometimes I Forget”

Pre-Order Live In… New York City 

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