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The Twilight Babies


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Alternative ectronica pop/rock

Status:

Most recent release, monster ep (2005)

See also:

Twilight Babies' MySpace page

All Music's biography for the Twilight Babies

Comparisons:

Two Loons for Tea

Covers/own material:

Own; occasional covers

General comments:

Alternative pop/rock with some beats and synths in the background. More pop than electronica, though with an electronic base. Alison Lewis has a high-ish, raspy voice, and the songs are interestingly constructed. (Neile)

Recommended first album:

if you want me to i could write it down

Recordings:


if you want me to i could write it down

Release info:

2002—self-released

Availability:

Unknown

Ecto priority:

Highly recommended

Group members:

Adam Walker, Alison Lewis, Mikey Brown

Comments:

I find this album stuck in my head from the very first track, "Piper Cried" which drives its hooks deeply into my head. So many of the songs here do the same thing—just get stuck in my mind so I want to play them over and over. It's a really strong collection and highly recommended. (Neile)

middle of something

Release info:

2004—self-released—o&la002

Availability:

Unknown

Ecto priority:

Recommended for those who liked the first album

Group members:

Mikey Brown—electric guitar, acoustic guitar, q-chord, clarinet, harp, keys, vocals
Alison Lewis—vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, percussion, cello
Adam Walker—beats, bass, synths

Produced by:

The Twilight Babies

Comments:

I can't pin down exactly why, but I much prefer their first album to this. When I listen to this one, I like it just fine, but the first album got entirely stuck in my player and I kept hitting the repeat button. There's nothing wrong with this one but it just doesn't have that kind of magic for me. (Neile)

monster ep

Release info:

2005—self-released—6 88981 04832 9

Availability:

Unknown

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Alison Lewis, Adam Walker, Mikey Brown

Comments:

This is catchy and interesting, and nearly as compelling as if you want me to i could write it down. It makes me very interested to hear their next full-length offering. (Neile)

Thrilling ectronica with cool vocals. The songs on Monster have plenty of hooks and even the remixes at the end have their point. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)


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