Baby Strange

Baby Strange

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Baby Strange shows America a new definition of cool in their latest LP, Put Out. Setting themselves apart from the recent crop of next-next-next-Strokes understudies, Baby Strange seizes upon the sounds of Motown and 1960's British arena-rock.

Biography

Baby Strange shows America a new definition of cool in their latest LP, Put Out. Setting themselves apart from the recent crop of next-next-next-Strokes understudies, Baby Strange seizes upon the sounds of Motown and 1960's British arena-rock, creating a niche enigmatically described by Earlash as, "Terse, trashy, ornate and refined."

Baby Strange's brash new sound is the silver lining from a medical emergency which once threatened to silence lead singer Eric Deneen. Sidelined from their usual twenty-gigs-a-month schedule while Deneen recovered from surgery, the band discovered old Motown LP's. Once described solely with analogies to The Rolling Stones, The Who, and Oasis -- Baby Strange emerged revitalized with a new blueprint for their sound. Pairing their gritty guitar rock with seductive soul rhythms, and tailoring a new look as the bloodshot redux of early-60's vocal groups, Baby Strange emerged stronger-than-ever from their brush with disaster.

Put Out is Baby Strange's debut LP -- following on the success of 1999's Action EP and 2002's The Make-Out Sessions EP. As finalists in 2003's WBCN Rock and Roll Rumble, Baby Strange earned broad recognition in their hometown of Boston.

Lyrics

Nobody Knows You [Like I Do]

Written By: Eric Deneen

Wake up, it's getting late
And I just want you to say
That I've lost all of my resolve to fight
Let's forgive and forget
Try and start fresh
You know I'm always on your side
I'm trying to be open to the possibility
That somebody could get as close as we can be
As close as we can be

Cause nobody knows you like I do
Nobody knows you

Must have been pride talking
Playing devil's advocate with my tongue
I didn't mean a word
I thought I did at the time
But in the morning light I see that I was wrong
I'm sorry that I've built up all of these walls around me
But you're just the crashing wave
To wear them all away
With your pounding

I'm counting on you
Cause nobody knows you like I do
Nobody knows you

I'm counting on you
Cause nobody knows you like I do
Nobody knows you

Discography

* Action [EP, 1999, Self-Released]

* The Make-Out Sessions [EP, 2002, Self-Released]

* Your New Favorite CD [Compilation, 2003, Primary Voltage Records]

* Tomorrow Never Happened [Compilation, 2004, Man with a Gun Records]

* Put Out [LP, 2004, Primary Voltage Records]

Set List

Typical set: 45 minutes, no covers.

1. Put Out
2. Jukebox Queen
3. Your Favorite Song
4. Everybody Wants You
5. Broken Heart Mechanic
6. Hot Damn7. Ghost
8. Suicide Girl
9. Cynthia
10. Nobody Knows You
11. Everywhere I Go
12. Hotel Motel
13. Why Didn't You Fall?