The Tights

The Tights

BandAlternativePop

Original Alt-Pop Rock, two dynamic babes fronting with thundering vocals/guitar, sultry bass/vocals, plus two guys on keyboards and drums. Sounds like parts of Rilo Kiley, Lily Allen, Frou Frou, The Raveonettes, The Sounds, Yeah Yeahs Yeahs, Garbage, Liz Phair, The Kills, and Portishead

Biography

One of the most bodacious original bands to come out of Philadelphia, their song Sweet Sunday was recently featured on Michaela Majoun's 88.5 'XPN morning show. Their volcanic alt-pop groove rock erupted from Philly's favorite garage girl threesome Mae Pang. WPRB’s Jon Solomon has also played them on his show. and they’re well-known to the top music writers in the city, including The Inquirer’s Dan DeLuca, Daily News’ Sara Sherr and CityPaper’s music editor Patrick Rapa. Bawdy singer/guitarist Lynette Miller Byrnes fronts with a booming voice as bassist Christine Weiser's harmony and solos give it a sultry edge, and John Byrnes backs the girls with his rich atmosphere of keyboards and percussion. Their soon-to-be-released CD "Carried Away" includes 10 original songs thick with melodic, amorous pulse. This highly anticipated CD will be available for purchase on iTunes, Amazon, Napster, and CD Baby as well as at live performances and local stores. It includes a special appearance by their longtime drumming phenom Elisa Chiusano on the remixed song Sweet Sunday. They've performed in Philadelphia's best rock venues such as The North Star, The Khyber, Tritone, The Fire among many others.

Lyrics

Carried Away

Written By: John Byrnes

You pretended you werenÕt lookinÕ I pretended not to care
Then it ended you unhooked and I relented, took the dare
I will render you so helpless
My agenda... always win
Just remember what youÕre in for warm & tender, share my sins
You never wanted to be carried away no
I only wanted to be loved everyday
You never saw your life in such disarray so
How did we end up in this Paris cafe?
You predicted darker clouds, but I evicted all those doubts
Contradicted with the past, just unrestricted love to last
You never wanted to be carried away no
I only wanted to be loved everyday
You never saw your life in such disarray so
How did we end up in this Paris cafe?

Used To Be

Written By: John Byrnes

All alone in my world and my dreams are like pearls
I return to the girl I once used to be used to be
Through the curtains of lace flows a breeze on my face
Turns the rose in the vase around, away from me
Then as my story goes I trip on my highs and lows
Still, even when he chose to leave he remained loving me
As I go where IÕve been thereÕs an image of him
Gets me smilinÕ again But itÕs far away far away
Then as my story goes I trip on my highs and lows
Still, even when he chose to leave he remained loving me
Turning back to my day only moments away
See those colors in gray that I saw with him saw with him
Then as my story goes I trip on my highs and lows
Still, even when he chose to leave he remained loving me

Stay With Me

Written By: John Byrnes

Stay with me tonight
we will make it right
Love without the pain
is all that will remain
Stay with me Stay tonight
Wake with me in the light
Flow inside my dreams
nothingÕs too extreme
All delirious Time is just for us
Stay with me Stay tonight
Wake with me in the light
Take down your wall of fear
Tell me you like it here
Love doesnÕt have time to wait Nobody should hesitate
ThereÕs no need to leave continue to deceive
No one to relieve thatÕs what we achieved
Stay with me Stay tonight
Wake with me in the light
Take down your wall of fear
Tell me you like it here
Love doesnÕt have time to wait Nobody should hesitate
Stay with me Stay tonight
Wake with me in the light

Slide Under

Written By: John Byrnes

Take a deep breath and slide underwater
Fearing your death just makes your life shorter
Hang on to me IÕll be your transporter Over and over again
If you canÕt take the pace of your passion
We can slow down and make it old fashioned
Concience and will should never be clashing Over and over....
Again, I will be setting you free
Once you are there
you wonÕt even care
Suddenly you can breathe underwater
BeinÕ with me is made to your order
Never again will there be a border Over and over....
Again, I will be setting you free
Once you are there
you wonÕt even care, so
Take a deep breath and slide underwater
Fearing your death
just makes your life shorter
Hang on to me
IÕll be your transporter
Over and over again

Sweet Sunday

Written By: John Byrnes

Weeks go by, and time wonÕt fly.
We just run, and have no fun.
WeekendÕs here, the time is near.
Close the town. as we shut down for...
SWEET SUNDAY
SWEET SUNDAY
ItÕs way past three, on hands and knees.
We just need to find the keys.
To our bed, like the undead.
Wake me when you breathe again.
The sun is high, just you and I
Think that youÕve begun to move
Your eyes appear, I breathe in your ear
Lost in perfect atmosphere. ItÕs...
SWEET SUNDAY
SWEET SUNDAY

Why Do You Think

Written By: John Byrnes

Turn around slow and walk back to me
You canÕt let it go, just wonÕt let it be
Make all the rules, then live to regret
But you know that weÕre fools, we deserve what we get
Why do you think weÕve come this far?
We know how to hold tight when it's hard
Look in my eyes then take it apart
ItÕs easy to see what wounded my heart
When we are prime thereÕs nothing we lack
ThatÕs when we find thereÕs no turning back 
Why do you think weÕve come this far?
We know how to hold tight when it's hard
It surrounds me takes me over then I see itÕs clear
Feel it lifting pain is drifting just by you being near
Why do you think weÕve come this far?
We know how to hold tight when it's hard

Go On

Written By: John Byrnes

Go on, say anything, do anything, think anything
Go on, ride anywhere, hide anywhere, live anywhere
Go on, love anyone. hate anyone, taste anyone
Go on see everything, feel everything, be everything
Ride like a risk taker crossin’ the lines
Roll like a rule breaker all of the time
Go on, push every time, rush every time, jump every time
Go on, run everywhere, be everywhere, leave everywhere
Go on, chase everyone, find everyone, lose everyone
Go on spite anytime, fight anytime, bleed anytime
Ride like a risk taker, crossin’ the lines
Roll like a rule breaker, all of the time

Smoldering

Written By: John Byrnes

Well I guess you decided 
our worlds collided 
Want something newer?
Three times too many 
donÕt get you any 
room to maneuver
Trying to remember 
the last thing you said
Smoldering embers canÕt return 
from the dead 
ThereÕs no defending 
all charges pending 
Run from the dragon
Message youÕre sending 
no comprehending 
Circle the wagons
First time you hold her 
after you told her 
what youÕve been thinking
ThatÕs when the shoulder 
starts to get colder 
as you are shrinking
Trying to remember 
the last thing you said
Smoldering embers canÕt return 
from the dead 
Dying to remember 
the last thing you said
Smoldering embers canÕt return 
from the dead

Discography

10-song CD: Carried Away. Singles: Slide Under, Sweet Sunday, Carried Away, Stay With Me, Used to Be, Go On, Smoldering, One Bad Move, Soul Never Learns, Why Do You Think Philly radio play and selling on Itunes and CD Baby

Set List

12-15 songs, 40-50 minute set: Sweet Sunday, Carried Away, Slide Under, Smoldering, Go On, Used to Be, One Bad Move, Soul Never Learns, Stay With Me, Why Do You Think, Not My Fault, Save the Girl, You Shook Me