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Her Majesty the Baby


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Crunchy, sometimes ethereal rock

Status:

Only known album, Mary, 1996

See also:

Band member Terri Winston now records under the name, Tea.

Comparisons:

The Breeders, Rose Chronicles, Throwing Muses, Mary's Danish, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Juned, a mostly harder-edged Cocteau Twins.

Covers/own material:

Own

General comments:

This is *wonderful* stuff. Her Majesty the Baby has a The Breeders-like lineup (three women on lead instruments, one male drummer; or as my advisor calls it "three chicks and a guy with sticks"). The best approximation to their sound I can think of at the moment is Rose Chronicles, except less woo-woo; lead singer Lee Paiva has a more mature-sounding voice than Kirsty Thirsk as well. Lots o' jangly guitars and vocal harmonies and killer hooks. A San Francisco-area band. *Very* ecto. (dixon@physics.Berkeley.EDU)

I would highly recommend it to anyone to see Her Majesty The Baby. They sounded: Lush guitars, Throwing Muses vocals at times (sometimes Mary's Danish). (Horter3)

Recommended first album:

Mary is their only known album

Recordings:

Mary

Mary

Release info:

1996--nu.millennia records, 10585 Santa Monica Blvd. Suite 140, Los Angeles, CA 90025, U.S.A.--61246-71700-2-0

Availability:

Wide in U.S. on release; probably out of print

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Lee Paiva--vocals, bass
Terri Winston--guitars, bass, vocals
Magie Law--additional bass
William Kendall--additional guitar
Bennett Green--drums, cymbals

Guest artists:

Eva Eilenberg--violin

Produced by:

Lee Paiva & Terri Winston

Comments:

A mix of hard rock/strong vocals and softer tunes with harmonic vocals. Mostly lively songs full of infectious hooks. Quite delightful. (Neile)

Further info:

Her Majesty the Baby info: P.O. Box 40605, San Francisco, CA 94110, U.S.A.

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