Kid Idaho

Kid Idaho

BandAmericanaAcoustic

Kid Idaho plays a unique brand of gritty acoustic folk americana. Stripped of all the superfluous trappings that jangle from modern music today, Kid Idaho's sound is simple, aggressive, and requires no deconstruction to be appreciated.

Biography

Kid Idaho is a manifestation of the beautifully twisted American Dream. Arrogant, confident, obsessive, drunk and passionate. Stripped of all the superfluous trappings that jangle from modern music today, Kid Idaho's acoustic sound is simple, aggressive, and requires no deconstruction to be appreciated. He takes cues from the likes of John Lennon, Neil Finn and Jack White in his songwriting and lyric style. one man and his guitar lamenting broken relationships, railing against inequality, and trying to make sense of life's assault. Fresh from four years in New York playing in various punk and rock bands, Kid Idaho now lives in Seattle and pursues his own unique vision as a singer-songwriter crafting intelligent lyrics, memorable melodies, and excellent guitar-playing. 2008 sees the release of, Baby It's Been, the first solo release from Kid Idaho. Dark, yet often upbeat, Baby It's Been is a raw collection of gritty acoustic folk Americana.

Lyrics

It's Gonna Be Long

Written By: Alex Cardoza (Kid Idaho)

I met a man, he told Me life's a big scam, he never laid his own plan.
He married the butcher's daughter, then went out to meet the slaughter.

(chorus)
well It's a long neck road on the B side, and a shallow grave for my baby.
Take two from my hand, there's no fruit on this bush.
and it's gonna be long.

Out in the fields and old man yields his crops, he's weary with devotion.
One over the line and a glass of wine and his words tumble out,
and he tells me, "It's too late to forget your fate when the cards tell you, you're gonna have to wait. And there's only one bus out of here boy, and it's leaving tomorrow."

(chorus)
well It's a long neck road on the B side, and a shallow grave for my baby.
Take two from my hand, there's no fruit on this bush.
well it's gonna be long...

So put your pencil down and play me a song.
then boil a fresh pot of coffee boy, cause we're leaving in the morning.

(chorus)
It's a long neck road on the B side, and a shallow grave for my baby.
Take two from my hand, there's no fruit on this bush. and the doctor says it's gonna be long.

Discography

E.P. Baby It's Been. self released-2008

Set List

A typical set is 40 to 60 minutes in length. a set consists of mostly original material with a few covers. in the past kid Idaho has covered songs by John Lennon, Johnny Cash, the White Stripes and Willie Nelson to name a few.