Girl Trouble (band)

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Girl Trouble
Origin Tacoma, Washington, United States
Genres Indie rock, punk rock, garage rock
Years active 1983 (1983)–present
Labels Sub Pop, K, Empty, Estrus, Wig Out!, Dionysus, PopLlama, Sympathy for the Record Industry
Members Kurt P. Kendall
Bon Von Wheelie
Kahuna
Dale Phillips
Past members David Duet

Girl Trouble is a garage rock band from Washington, United States, formed in 1983, when three musicians from Tacoma, WA and one from Spokane, WA (Kendall) joined forces.

History[edit]

The band played their first show in 1984, and signed to Olympia's K Records label soon afterwards, on which they released two singles ("Riverbed" and "Old Time Religion") in 1987. One of their recordings, "Gonna Find A Cave" written by Jimmy Radcliffe and Buddy Scott, made an appearance on the Sub Pop 200 compilation alongside tracks by other Washingtonians such as Nirvana and Soundgarden. Various albums followed on different independent labels (the band to this day have never signed to a major label). As a side project, guitarist Kahuna plays in a Sonics tribute band (New Original Sonic Sound), featuring members of Mudhoney and the Young Fresh Fellows. Together with fellow garage enthusiasts the U-Men, Girl Trouble helped re-establish the Pacific Northwest as a premier garage rock region.

Members[edit]

Current members[edit]

Past members[edit]

  • David Duet - vocals (1984-1986)

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Hit It or Quit It (1988) (Sub Pop/K Records)
  • Thrillsphere (1990) (Pop Llama)
  • New American Shame (1993) (Empty)
  • Tuesdays Thursdays & Sundays (1998) (Wig Out)
  • The Illusion of Excitement (2003) (Wig Out)

EPs and singles[edit]

  • She No Rattle My Cage (7", K Records, 1987)
  • Old Time Religion (7", K Records, 1987)
  • Blue Christmas / Sleigh Ride / X-Mess (7" split with Kings of Rock, Regal Select Records, 1989)
  • When Opposites Attract (7", Wig Out! Records, 1989)
  • Batman Theme (Instrumental) (7" with Steve Fisk, K Records, 1989)
  • Stomp and Shout and Work It On Out (EP, Dionysus Records, 1990)
  • Cleopatra and the Slaves (7", Wig Out! Records, 1990)
  • Sister Mary Motorcycle / Take Up The Slack, Daddy-O (7" split with The A-Bones, Cruddy Record Dealership, 1991)
  • Plays (2x7", Sympathy For The Record Industry, 1992)
  • Work that Crowd / Granny's Pad (7", Empty Records, 1992)
  • Don't Be Grateful / Cold Shoulder (7", split with Popdefect, Dionysus Records, 1995)
  • The Track / Scorpio 9 (7", Estrus Records, 1996)
  • Kick Out The Jams! / You Got What It Takes! (7", split with The Mono Men, Gearhead Records, 1996)
  • I Know Why Santa is Drunk/Letter to Santa (7", split with The Dignitaries, Unsmashable Records, 2013)

Compilation appearances[edit]

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