Next to get Coco's nod was Tobey Black (guitar), firebrand leader of former cow-punk legends Maow, who was looking for a more appropriate vehicle for her new, more sensitive songs. The fourth shoulder tapped was that of singer-songwriter Sara Lapsley (keyboards) from the irresistibly catchy Vancouver Nights and former leader of the always incendiary Kreviss. Last but, of course, not least was Keith Parry (drums) the rhythmic magician behind prog-grunge geniuses Superconductor who was also looking for a project to showcase his love for more orchestrated rock. Indeed listening to The Gay evokes memories of the great vocal-based bands of the '70s Fleetwood Mac and Heart come immediately to mind ? but why the high-school-sounding moniker?? "We're already sick of talking about the name," snaps Tobey. Keith is even less diplomatic: "If you don't like it, fuck you, lady." Indeed. Read more on Last.fm.
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