Sassy Kraimspri

Sassy Kraimspri

 
Stavanger, Rogaland, NOR
BandRockPunk

Sassy Kraimspri's scumbag punk sounds like PJ Harvey and Black Sabbath doing it in the hot-tub at your 18th birthday party; soulful punk and some other junk making for a raunchy and melodic party in your pants.

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Biography

The Kraimspri gang have notched up shows the world over; ranging from legendary CBGBs in New York City to Canada, Norway, Australia, China, Germany and the UK. The music has been compared to Black Sabbath and Boss Hog, John Spencer Blues Explosion and L7. The band site their influences as far and wide as 30s blues, 50s rock and roll, 70s punk rock and 90s stoner sludge.

"Toy Boy is angry, impassioned chick-rock at its most deliriously screeching apex."
CMJ.com

"The deep guitar sound, the songs, the emotion, the variety and the voice, THAT voice."
Cackblabbath.com

"Listen close and you can hear the ghost of Ole Bull fiddlin' away. "
badmingtonstamps.com

In June 2010, the band decamped to Kettering, UK to record the "Pussy Magnet" EP with British producer Russ Russell (Dimmu Borgir, Napalm Death, The Exploited, The Wildhearts). Which was released on New Year's Day, 2011. The rest of that year was spent promoting the EP in Europe. On the success of that release they toured Norway extensively, along with trips to the UK, Germany and Australia, as well as release a video for the title track off the EP, Pussy Magnet. The singels "Oh My" and "Pussy Magnet" were picked up by the major alternative youth radio station, NRK P3 Unsigned (P3 Urrt) and they were repeatedly named "a band to watch" for their catchy songwriting, explosive, tight live-shows and quickly growing fan-base. They opened for Casiokids, Melissa Auf Der Maur (Eks HOLE, Smashing Pumpkins bassist), Ida Maria, Datarock.

Based in Stavanger, Norway, the band consists of Norwegian-born, New York-raised Sassy on guitar and vocals, Dick Deviant of Australia on lead guitar and backing vocals, Lovely Linda on bass and backing vocals and Etienne the Frenchman og drums. The new release, a trilogy of EPs titled "Cock Fight 1, 2 and 3" is ready to be released in over the course of 2014, as well as tours galore. The first EP, Cock Fight 1 was released January 22nd 2014 and has garnered wonderful reviews and radio play in Norway, the UK, the US and Australia, as well as spawned some major gigs and release parties. Most recently the band got selected to open for Norwegian punks Skambankt at Stavanger Konserthus. March 29th Sassy and the gang performed for their biggest crowd to date, nearly 1000 concert goers. 2014. Get in.

NORWEGIAN: Kraimspri gjengen har spilt over hele verden, alt fra legendariske CBGBs i New York City til Sydney, Australia, Kina, Storbritannia og tilbake igjen. Musikken har blitt sammenlignet med Black Sabbath og Boss Hog, John Spencer Blues Explosion og L7. Bandet tar deres inspirasjon fra s langt og bredt som 30s jazz, 50s rock and roll, 70-talls punk rock og 90-tallet stoner sludge.

I juni 2010, stakk bandet til Kettering, England for spille inn "Pussy Magnet" EPen med Britiske produsent Russ Russell (Dimmu Borgir, Napalm Death, The Exploited, The Wildhearts). Denne ble utgitt frste nyttrsdag 2011. P suksessen av utgivelsen turnerte de Norge i stor utstrekning, i tillegg til turer til Storbritannia, Tyskland og Australia. De ga ogs ut videoen til tittelsporet, Pussy Magnet. Singelene "Oh My" og "Pussy Magnet" ble plukket opp av NRK P3 Urrt og de ble gjentatte ganger kalt "et band se opp for" grunnet sin catchy ltskriving, eksplosive, tighte live-show og raskt voksende fanskare. De pnet for bl.a Casiokids, Melissa Auf Der Maur (Eks HOLE, Smashing Pumpkins bassist), Ida Maria, Datarock og Djerv.

Det Stavanger baserte bandet bestr av norsk-fdt, New-York-oppvokste Sassy p gitar og vokal, Dick Deviant fra Australia p lead gitar og backing vokal og Lovely Linda p bass og koring og Etienne Franskmannen p trommer. Utgivelsen, en EP triologi "The Cock Fight Trilogy 1, 2 og 3" er klar til utgivelse gjennom 2014. Frste singel, "When It Rains It Pours"kom 30. November, 2013. "Cock Fight #1" kommer 22. januar, 2014. Spilt inn med Russell igjen, med sanger som er ren rock til ska-pop til skitten, riff-basert sludge, og dette er bare den frste av tre. Strap yourself in, babycakes, and come along for the ride. 

Lyrics

All For Me

Written By: Sassy Kraimspri

Hey Babe that's all you get today
I had to fake it now I've got to move away
I'm lost again for god's sake won't you help me get back on my feet again
Last call it's gonna get to you
I couldn't tell what you wanted me to do
So here I am I'm open wide I'm whole again, whole whole
Again I'm somebody else
I'll pretend it's all for the best
Again I'm somebody else
I'll pretend it's all for the best
It's all for Me

Stop talking just sit and stare a while
i'm slow cuz i'm living my life on trial
I'm fine but won't you stay a while
stay with me stay with me a little while
You can help me work it all out
cuz I can't see the light from all the doubt
Need time to work it all out I'm sure you've heard it all before
Again I'm somebody else
I'll pretend it's all for the best
Again I'm somebody else
I'll pretend it's all for the best
it's all for

All the times you made me cry
Kissed my hand then said goodbye
Such a bullshit little game
I'm no longer so alone
I might just make it on my own
Sit back darling and we'll see

Ooooh ooh oh oh No no
All For Me

Pussy Magnet

Written By: Sassy Kraimspri

Just a little shake no more a little shake and you'll have victory
Make my body ache make my body ache it's working you will see

Oh my god that sounds so sexy
come on lover taste me

Got my love can't buy love but it don't come for free
just grate it and rate it and maybe you will see

Oh my god that sounds so sexy
come on lover taste me
got my pants on fire
burning with desire

No body and soul
just rock and roll
we're counting heads she said
and if you're red you're dead

Noose

Written By: Sassy Kraimspri

someday soon I will surely fall in
with someone I can't noose
whom I can feel excited about
without wanting to cut loose

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned
I must remember that myself I'd warned

treat 'em mean keep 'em keen
a motto to live by I say
remember his worth and what you liked first
engage in the games we all play

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned
I must remember that myself I'd warned

All along you were the last to know
and all along they told me not to fall
I didn't listen and now it's you I'm missing
all along you weren't the one
you know we're not the ones we were

someday soon, someday soon I will surely fall in with someone I can't noose.

Hit

Written By: Sassy Kraimspri

Oh oh oh you're so fucking bored
you've got nothing left to say girl cuz you're old

Oh yeah yeah you're trying again
shut your big fat mouth and follow up the trend

So you didn't get the hit you're looking for
didn't take the chance and now you're wanting more
So you didn't get the hit you're looking for
it's time to take a stance and even up the score

Oh my my you're so fucking shy
you've got nothing left to loose girl won't you try
it's been me me me
we're so glad you can see we're all in this til the very bitter end

So you didn't get the hit you're looking for
didn't take the chance and now you're wanting more
So you didn't get the hit you're looking for
it's time to take a stance and even up the score

I am leaving you today
there's been something in the way
there is nothing left to say
we're bruised and battered in the fray

Discography

"Cock Fight 1" EP January 22nd, 2014

"Fairytale of New York" cover song, recorded and released with Drink Your Poison, December, 2013

"When it Rains, it Pours" out November 30th, 2013

"Santa Baby" Cover released on Alternativ Julekalender through Riot Factory records in Norway, December 2011

"Drain You" cover song released on Halcyon Records' Whatever Nevermind tribute to Nirvana, 20-year anniversary of Nevermind. http://nevermind.halcyonrecords.ca

"The Pussy Magnet EP" 01.01.2011

"Pussy Magnet: demo version" on Punk Kills: Vol 12, April 2010,

"Oh My" Radio RnR: New Faces compilation, January 2010,

"Dirty White Lies" Febuary 2008, Norway (Lady Luck Records) May 2010, China (October Party Records) (All For Me, Older, Toy Boy, Noose and Three have all had radio airplay. All available on Last.fm, Jango, Spotify, and Wimp for streaming)

"Ugly" released on October Party Records, China's compilation CD "Norwegian Wood Music For China Vol. 2" October, 2007.

"Toy Boy" on No Cover Magazine's "Groupies Suck Vol. Nine" compiltaion with Unwritten Law, 2007

"Toy Boy" single, Mother Ocean Records, 2006

"Toy Boy" on Tune Tank North By North East Australian Artists compilation 2006.

"Better Daze" song on Tunetank South By South West Australian artists compilation 2005.

"Ugly" on Australian Indie Compilation Grow Your Own, Vol. 8., Foghorn Records, 2004.

"...must be her Idapus Complex" EP 2003, Lady Luck Records.

Sassy Gonaway self titled EP 2001, Mother Ocean Records.

Set List

Pussy Magnet, All Work and No Play, Ugly, Plain and Simple, All For Me, Hit, Better Daze, Noose, ...am I gonna fee like shit in the morning?, Three, Kick Rocks, Great Balls of Fire, Sweet Babe, Psycho Bitch, Oh My, Take it Slow, Clay Pidgeons, Toy Boy, Romper Stomp, When it Rains, Dig It, Bad Disease, Say What You Will, Like a Drug, Riot, Great Balls of Fire