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DMB's New Album Title: Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux KingPosted by Jake Vigliotti in Album News at 7:38pm on Thursday, Feb 26th, 2009
The long-anticipated 2009 Dave Matthews Band album has a name - Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King
Before you say, "What the...?" the title does have some meaning to it. GrooGrux was a nickname applied to LeRoi Moore by his friends; Rashawn mentioned that on his Myspace page after the saxophonist's passing. Also for reference you can hear Carter call LeRoi by Grux in the How We Have Fun Before The Show video by Stefan at about 3:10. We got a little hint to the album title from Dave on Sunday; "...still here dancing with the Groo Grux King. We'll be drinking big whiskey while we dance and sing. When I get to the end, I'm gonna end.."
The announcement of the album name from The Warehouse also re-confirmed the release date of June 2. So it appears everything is still on schedule for that date. Long Live the GrooGrux King.