Tim Kelley (vocals/ guitar) brings a hefty dose of The Clash, Stiff Little Fingers, The Pogues, The Kinks and Buddy Holly to the table, while Christa Meyer, inspired by Nina Simone, Kurt Weill, Nick Cave and anything dusty and neglected, sashays her mezzo soprano front and center. Their debut release "Your Bloated Corpse Has Washed Ashore" (2001) is now a cult classic and the band band continues to surprise and enthrall critics and audiences alike with their ingenuity and inventiveness. In 2005 the pair released a supplemental soundtrack to the original slasher film The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and toured performing live with the film in the US and UK. Their 2008 release "I Was A Swallow" won critical praise by showing the duo's more intimate and subtle qualities.
Currently the band is working on their next album; a bombastic, revolutionary affair that will cause the patrons of the fictitious bar Puerto Muerto to flood the streets and wreak havoc. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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