Benjy Ferree

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Benjy Ferree
Birth name Benjamin Scott Ferree
Born October 4, 1974 (1974-10-04) (age 40)
Origin Prince George's County, Maryland, US
Genres American Pop
Years active 2005–present
Labels Domino Records
Website www.benjyferree.com

Benjy Ferree is a singer/songwriter from Prince George's County, Maryland. He currently resides in Washington, DC.

Following "Leaving the Nest," an EP of six songs released jointly by Box Theory and Planaria Records in October 2005,[1] Ferree signed with Domino Records US/UK. They added four new songs to the original EP and released Ferree's full-length debut album - also entitled "Leaving the Nest" - in late 2006.[2]

In February 2009, Domino USA released Ferree's 2nd full-length album, "Come Back to the Five and Dime Bobby Dee Bobby Dee." Domino UK released the album world-wide in December 2009.

Live, Ferree plays a Fender Telecaster and KORG SV-1, as well as a Little Phatty, moogerfoogers, Polyevolver, and a moog theremin plus. Sometime touring band member Drew Mills of the Philadelphia band Blood Feathers (formerly of Aspera) has played custom made Wurlitzer drums and guitar. Ferree's live band has also included his wife Laura Jean of The Aquarium (band) (Dischord Records).Past touring members include Amy Domingues of Garland of Hours, Jonah Takagi of Atelier Takagi, and Little Jack Lawrence

On Oscar Sunday, 2012, Ferree released the G.U.S. 7" on Ricky Records. [3]

Discography[edit]

  • Leaving the Nest (2006) (LP, CD, MP3) in November in the US, and in January 2007 in Europe
  • Come Back to the Five and Dime Bobby Dee Bobby Dee (2009) (CD, MP3) in February in the US, and in December 2009 in Europe
  • G.U.S. 7"(2012), (LP, MP3) in February in the US

Interviews[edit]

Live sessions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Box Theory Records". Retrieved 8 December 2008. 
  2. ^ "Benjy Ferree - Leaving The Nest". Dusted Reviews. Retrieved 8 December 2008. 
  3. ^ "G.U.S. digital 7" by Benjy Ferree".