Myracle Brah

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Myracle Brah
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Background information
Genres Power pop
Indie pop
Pop rock

Myracle Brah is an American indie pop/power pop band primarily centered on singer-songwriter Andy Bopp.[1][2] It is based out of Baltimore, Maryland.[3] The group consists of Bopp, Paul Krysiak (bassist, piano player, and vocalist), Marty Canelli (organist), Joe Parsons (drummer), and Greg Schroeder (drummer).[1] It was previously signed to Universal Music Group.[2]

History[edit]

Bopp was a key frontman and primary songwriter of the group Lovenut. He formed Myracle Brah after their label, Interscope Records, dropped Lovenut. Their first album, Life On Planet Eartsnop, was released in 1998. Mojo Magazine named it as one of the best guitar-pop records of the last 10 years.[2] Allmusic gave it 4.5 out of 5 stars and cited it as an "album pick". Reviewer Jason Ankeny commented, "Myracle Brah's debut captures the sound and spirit of the classic power pop era to perfection".[4] Bopp recorded the album in his own bedroom with an eight track,[2] which took place from about November 1997 to December 1997.[4]

Despite positive reviews, Life On Planet Eartsnop failed to achieve commercial success in the United States. It sold much better overseas, particularly in Japan. From 2000 to 2001, the group toured in Spain, the Netherlands, Germany, and England. The group went on to release eight albums, which did not achieve as much recognition, and most are currently out of print. Some are, however, available digitally. The 2006 album, 'Treblemaker' was produced by Dave Nachodsky, at Invisible Sound Studios.[2]

Major influences for the groups sound are [Ian Forworth, Mott the Hoople, and Small Faces> [2] Andy Bopp is currently in the rock band Alto Verde and the country/rockabilly band The Bleaker Street Cowboys.

Discography[edit]

Year Released Album Title Compilation
1998 Life On Planet Eartsnop
1999 Plate Spinner
2000 Myracle Brah
2002 Super Automatic Yes
2002 Bleeder
2003 Treblemaker
2006 Translator Yes
2007 Can You Hear the Myracle Brah?

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