Show #102: Electric Citizen’s Sateen

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Blending the best of classic metal with the sounds of modern psychadelia and protopunk, Cincinnati’s Electric Citizen is one of the most talent hard rock bands in music right now. This episode of The ’59 Sound features an interview with the band’s lead singer, Laura Dolan, ahead of their upcoming show at Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern on March 27. Also, in the spirit of the show, Laura helped to build the second hour playlist with some of Electric Citizen’s influences and contemporaries!

Setlist (“Song Name” – Artist – Album)

“The ’59 Sound” – The Gaslight Anthem – The Gaslight Anthem

“Beggar’s Need” – Electric Citizen – Sateen

“Magnetic Man” – Electric Citizen – Sateen

“Future Persuasion” – Electric Citizen – Sateen

“Savage” – Electric Citizen – Sateen

“Hawk Nightingale” – Electric Citizen – Sateen

“Shallow Water” – Electric Citizen – Sateen

“The Trap” – Electric Citizen – Sateen

“Light Years Beyond” – Electric Citizen – Sateen

“Burning In Hell” – Electric Citizen – Sateen

“Ghost Of Me” – Electric Citizen – Sateen

“The Ides of March/Wrathchild” – Iron Maiden – Killers

The sounds on Sateen summon the best of Iron Maiden’s early years.

“Paranoid” – Black Sabbath – Paranoid

In addition to be inspired by the sounds of Black Sabbath, Electric Citizen’s newest music video for “Light Years Beyond” is an homage to the music video for “Paranoid.”

“Magic Man” – Heart – Dreamboat Annie

Laura Dolan, Electric Citizen’s lead singer, channels the spirit of Ann Wilson of Heart, with that group surely influencing Electric Citizen’s sound.

*Interview with Laura Dolan, lead singer of Electric Citizen, about the group’s upcoming performance at Happy Dog at Euclid Tavern, plans for their new album and influences*

Laura’s ’59 Sound Playlist picks of musical influences and contemporaries:

“Is It Day Or Night?” – The Runaways – The Runaways

“Kick Out The Jams” – MC5 – Kick Out The Jams

“Ann” – The Stooges – The Stooges

“Out Of Focus” – Blue Cheer – Vincebus Eruptum

“Forever My Queen” – Pentagram – First Daze Here

“Raise” – Fuzz – Fuzz

“Banishment Ritual” – Sons Of Huns – Banishment Ritual

“Sixty-Eight” – Slow Season – Mountains

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