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    Blonde Redhead

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    Genre:Indie, Rock
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    Albums:9
    Songs:63

    Most Popular Songs (more)

    1A Cure lyrics
    2Everything Is Wrong lyrics
    3An Expression Of The Inexpressable lyrics
    4Distilled lyrics
    5Sciuri Sciura lyrics
    6Speed x Distance = Time lyrics
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    Mind to Be Had lyrics
    8Spring and by Summer Fall lyrics
    9Blonde Redhead lyrics
    10Dr. Strangeluv lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    1In An Expression of the Inexpressible [1998]
    2Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons [2000]
    3Barragán [2014]
    4Melodie Citronique
    5The Secret Society Of Butterflies [1998]
    6Penny Sparkle [2010]
    7Misery Is A Butterfly [2003]
    823 [2008]
    9Fake Can Be Just as Good

    Biography


    Blonde Redhead's noisy, dissonant guitars, alternate tunings, and quiet, stilted lyrics have often been compared to early Sonic Youth. After randomly meeting at an Italian restaurant in New York, Japanese art students Kazu Makino and Maki Takahashi and Italian twin brothers Simone and Amedeo Pace formed the band in 1993. The name was taken from a song by the '80s no wave band DNA. With Makino and Amedeo on guitars and vocals, Simone on drums, and Takahashi on bass, the band's chaotic, artistic rock caught the attention of Sonic Youth drummer Steve Shelley, who produced and released the band's debut album, Blonde Redhead, on his Smells Like Records label. Shortly after the album's release, Takahashi left the band. The remaining members continued as a trio, releasing a second album in 1995 on Shelley's label, titled La Mia Vita Violenta.
    For their 1997 release Fake Can Be Just as Good, recorded on Touch and Go, the trio was joined by guest bass player Vern Rumsey from Unwound. By 1998, the band eliminated bass and scaled back to guitars, drums, and vocals for In an Expression of the Inexpressible. Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons and the Melodie Citronique EP followed two years later. The band's first for 4AD, Misery Is a Butterfly, was released in spring 2004. For 2007's 23, the group opted for a mix of dream-pop and delicate electronic textures. Tracy Frey, All Music Guide

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