My New Addiction: SPG

From left,  Hatchworth, The Spine, Rabbit and GG.  Photo courtesy Beth Riley.

From left, Hatchworth, The Spine, Rabbit and GG. Photo courtesy Beth Riley.

I had to share a new band I discovered tonight (thanks Dakota!).  At first look I admit I had no idea what to make of Steam Powered Giraffe.  They are an eclectic mix of vaudeville,  true 80’s and some Peewee Herman mixed in.

The first video I saw was Diamonds, sung by Giraffe lead The Spine, a stirring and wonderfully bizarre cover of Rihanna’s song of the same name.  By the time I saw their cover of I Love It I was hooked.

These guys are amazing – watch some of their videos on Youtube. Better than a band – eye candy, ear candy and brain candy all rolled up in one zazzy package that will make you laugh and love! My new favorites.  Here’s some of my favorites:

 

About Angela Yuriko Smith

Angela Yuriko Smith is an American poet, publisher and author. Her first collection of poetry, In Favor of Pain, was nominated for an 2017 Elgin Award. Her latest novella, Bitter Suites, is a 2018 Bram Stoker Awards® Finalist. Currently, she publishes Space and Time magazine, a 53 year old publication dedicated to fantasy, horror and science fiction. For more information visit SpaceandTimeMagazine.com or AngelaYSmith.com.
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