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Betty Iron Thumbs


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Pop/rock

Status:

Most recent release, Teeth (2014)

See also:

Betty Iron Thumbs site

Betty Iron Thumbs MySpace page

Comparisons:

Rilo Kiley, Bettie Serveert, Liz Phair

Covers/own material:

Own

General comments:

Engaging and lively modern rock with great lyrics. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)

Recommended first album:

Under The Night is the only one we've heard

Recordings:


Under The Night

Release info:

2011

Availability:

See Betty Iron Thumbs site

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Michael Long—guitars, vocals, harmonica
Kate Morrison—guitar, vocals, viola, bass
Jaison Smulski—bass, guitar, backing vocals
Ryan Stump—drums, percussion

Comments:

Betty Iron Thumbs play lively indie rock, with great lyrics and stunning vocals. "You won't" is a Rilo Kiley-style song of a troubled relationship that shows off Morrison's gorgeous vocals well. "Stand up" is a dark and rhythmic tune with a more of a rock style that suits Lang's vocals well. "Easy" is a sassy song that Morrison sings wonderfully with the band in perfect synch. It's a great album in all. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)


Thanks to stjarnell@yahoo.com for work on this entry.

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