"They dig Otis Redding and Thin Lizzy in equal measure, they’re from Pittsburgh, and there’s a good chance they’re your favorite new band. The Long Time Darlings require no hyphens – they play rock, pure and simple. And they do it extremely well."
- Classic Rock Magazine
"Old school meat-and-potatoes blues rock...like a fight waiting to break out." -Burgh Sounds.
"Straightforward rock and roll somewhere between classic rock and the nineties alternative scene...fist-pumping good-time..."
-Pittsburgh City Paper
"The Long Time Darlings are on the edge of becoming a house-hold name amongst Pittsburgh rock fans...their sound is tried-and-true, hard-hitting, passionate rock n’ roll." -The Point Press
- "Swingin' for the Fences" featured TWICE at PNC Park
Pittsburgh Pirates games.
- "Fire It Up" to be used in local Pittsburgh film "Mr. Pleasant."
- "Babydoll" to be used in local film "Hustlebot", to be premiered
at the 3 Rivers Arts Festival!
***This Just In*** The Long Time Darlings will have their song "Babydoll" featured at PNC Park for the Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Opening Day! Also, "Babydoll" is on a CD compilation for UK's "Classic Rock" Magazine in their December 2010 issue. It's a US-only edition of the magazine. The CD is covermounted with the mag and is out all over the US - 20,000 or so copies. The CD is all up and coming American rock bands. The song is available for download for UK/Euro readers as well.
***BREAKING NEWS*** “Fire It Up” was used in a movie called Mr. Pleasant which debuted at the Three Rivers Film Festival and this weekend will be shown at Detroit Windsor International Film Festival
Martin Lunn - Bass
Reid Wellock - Piano, tambourine, vocal harmony
Brian Sproul - Lead Guitar
Doug Kochmanski - drums and percussion
Staggnation - Lead Vocal & rhythm Guitar
LTD, EP, 5 tracks, 2009
Baby Doll, EP, 3 tracks, 2009
G.F.Y., EP, 4 tracks, 2010
Honey Tree Evil Eye, debut full-length, 2011 (in-progress)
LTD in PGH City Paper
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Andy Mulkerin has described their music as, "straightforward rock and roll somewhere between classic...Andy Mulkerin has described their music as, "straightforward rock and roll somewhere between classic rock and the nineties alternative scene," noting that it, "might not have been out of place on the harder edge of the Pittsburgh scene that brought us The Clarks and The Gathering Field over a decade ago." Live, the band lays out the occasional Americana-tinged ballad, but mainly gravitates to fist-pumping good-time rock. (Aaron Jentzen of Pittsburgh City Paper)
Back on the Wagon
Fire it Up
Come on Down
Smooth Talkin' Fool
Lickin' the Salt
You Know I'm Right
Long Road to Memphis
Goodbye, Good Luck
Now You Know
Swingin' For the Fences
Rock Until You Die
My Bullets Don't Miss
All For a Dream
Honeybee (Tom Petty)
Johnny B. Goode (Chuck Berry)
Moonshiner (Bob Dylan)
There are no upcoming dates at this time.