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Sabrosa Purr in 2009 (photo: Stepan Mazurov)
|Origin||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Years active||2004 - present|
|Labels||Violet Room Records, RCRD LBL, Dangerbird Records|
|Associated acts||In The Valley Below, Omniflux|
Sabrosa Purr are a band from Los Angeles, California. They released their self-produced début EP, Music from the Violet Room on Dangerbird Records (Silversun Pickups, Fitz and the Tantrums). The album was No. 6 on BAGeL Radio's list of the best albums of the year. The follow-up Volaras EP was released in 2009. Their full-length album, To the Crickets and the Ghosts, was released online in 2011; it was produced by Will Love and Tracy Chisholm (Stone Temple Pilots, Belly, Scott Weiland, Devics).
The line-up consists of Will Love (vocals/guitar), and Mahsa Zargaran (drums). Former members Jeffrey Jacob Mendel (guitar) and Angela Gail Mattson (bass guitar) left to focus on their band In The Valley Below in 2011. They reunited with Love and Zargaran to perform at the Sunset Strip Music Festival in 2013.
They have performed a residency at Spaceland and have played on bills with Burning Brides, Silversun Pickups, Cold War Kids, Devics, Pedestrian, Far, and The Revolution Smile. They served as an opening act for Thirty Seconds to Mars on their tour supporting "A Beautiful Lie".
The band has toured the US and Japan.
Singles, EPs and LPs
- Music From The Violet Room EP (Violet Room Records)
- VICE Magazine CD Sampler
- Filter Magazine CD Sampler
- RCRD LBL Digital E.P. (Downtown Records/RCRD LBL)
- "Volaras EP" (Violet Room Records)
- To The Crickets and The Ghosts Full-length (Violet Room Records)
- The song "The Lovely People" was featured in a national advertising campaign for NBC's Medium.
- The song "The Lovely People" was featured on MTV's The Hills.
- The song "The Lovely People" was featured in the Kevin Bacon series The Following in 2015.
- The song "Lie To Your Self" was featured on The Messengers (TV series) in 2015.
- The song "Fashion Kills" is featured in the motion picture "Janie Jones" starring Abigail Breslin and Elisabeth Shue.
- The song "Killing the Aries" was featured on NBC's "The Night Shift" in 2015 in Season 2 Episode 2 "Back At The Ranch".
- The song "The Garden" was featured on MTV's "The Shannara Chronicles" in 2016 in Season 1 Episode 6 "Pykon".