Kitten Forever

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Kitten Forever
OriginMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States
GenresPunk rock, riot grrrl, dance-punk
Years active2006 (2006)–present
LabelsTardigrade, Unnecessary Friction, Guilt Ridden Pop
Members
  • Corrie Harrigan
  • Laura Larson
  • Liz Elton

Kitten Forever is a Minneapolis-based feminist punk trio.[1] The all-woman band formed in June 2006[2] and includes Corrie Harrigan, Laura Larson, and Liz Elton. Reviler described them as a trio who "collapse pop melodies underneath fuzzy, broken-speaker bass and chaotic drumming, all held together by glue and safety pins vocals that bring to mind the kinetic energy and art-punk attitude of Karen O."[3]

Kitten Forever released their first album, Born Ready, in 2008. In July 2013, they released their second full-length album, Pressure, which they promoted on their RIDE OR DIE WITCH NO BUMMER SUMMER: NOTHING'S BETTER THAN FRIENDS TOUR.[4] The album was recorded at Ecstattic Studios by Ali Jaafar and included the single "Famous Friends".[5][6]

On July 18, 2015, Kitten Forever performed before Jack Off Jill during their only US show.[7]


Band members[edit]

  • Corrie Harrigan (drums)
  • Laura Larson (bass)[8]
  • Liz Elton (vocals)

Harrigan and Elton both attended the Perpich Center for Arts Education in Golden Valley, Minnesota.[9]

Discography[edit]

EPs[edit]

  • Fat Crush (2007)[10]
  • Magical Realism (2009)

Studio albums[edit]

  • Born Ready (2008)
  • Pressure (2013)
  • 7 Hearts (2016)

References[edit]

  1. ^ McCormick, Zach (July 31, 2013). "Kitten Forever: Half serious, half party, all punk". City Pages. Archived from the original on August 7, 2013.
  2. ^ "Rock Against Rape". Star Tribune. November 27, 2008.
  3. ^ "Stream: Kitten Forever "Pressure"". Reviler. August 4, 2013.
  4. ^ "Kitten Forever, "Famous Friends"". Impose Magazine. July 1, 2013.
  5. ^ McKenna, Bree (July 17, 2013). "Kitten Forever's Non-Stop Punk-Rock Basement Party". The Stranger.
  6. ^ Daffurn, Holly (July 18, 2013). "Kitten Forever: Pressure (Guilt Ridden Pop)". Bearded Magazine.
  7. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: Seminal 90s Riot-Goth band Jack Off Jill Reunite For One Weekend Only!". bust.com. Retrieved 7 April 2015."
  8. ^ "Laura Larson, Cadette and Kitten Forever". NPR. Retrieved 6 August 2013. In Kitten Forever I use whatever bass guitar and amp is lying around the basement, along with a Boss Overdrive/Distortion guitar pedal.
  9. ^ Gill, Richard (April 28, 2010). "Punk Rock Prom Interview: Kitten Forever". Switchblade Comb.
  10. ^ Hansen, David (July 2, 2008). "Thunder Cats". City Pages. Archived from the original on October 4, 2008.

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