The Cave Singers
|The Cave Singers|
The Cave Singers performing at the Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington DC.
|Origin||Seattle, Washington, United States|
|Instruments||Vocals, Guitars, Melodica, Harmonica, Bass pedals, Drums|
|Years active||2007 – present|
|Associated acts||Pretty Girls Make Graves
Murder City Devils
Official MySpace page
The Cave Singers is an American band from Seattle, Washington. Composed of former members of Pretty Girls Make Graves after its disbandment in 2007, former PGMG-member Derek Fudesco teamed up with Pete Quirk (of Hint Hint) and Marty Lund (of Cobra High) and began playing in the Seattle area. Soon after the band's conception, The Cave Singers signed with Matador Records on June 11, 2007. The band spent time recording in Vancouver with music engineer Colin Stewart, who quickly produced the band's first full-length LP. Before releasing The Cave Singers' debut album, Invitation Songs, the band released the limited edition pre-release 7" "Seeds Of Night" including the b side "After The First Baptism" on August 2, 2007. A month later, Invitation Songs was released on September 25, 2007 and met with critical acclaim. The second single from Invitation Songs, "Dancing On Our Graves", was released on February 25, 2008.
On August 18, 2009, The Cave Singers released their second album, Welcome Joy, featuring guest appearances from Amber and Ashley Webber of the band Lightning Dust. Matador Records gave away a free download of the album track "Beach House" to fans.
- Pete Quirk – vocals, guitar, melodica, harmonica
- Derek Fudesco – guitar, bass pedals
- Marty Lund – drums, guitar
- Morgan Henderson -Bass, flute
- Invitation Songs - Matador (2007)
- Welcome Joy - Matador (2009)
- No Witch - Jagjaguwar (2011)
- Naomi - Jagjaguwar (2013)
- "Seeds of Night" - Matador (2007)
- "Dancing on Our Graves" - Matador (2008)
- "Swim Club" - Jagjaguwar (2011)
- Brian Barr, "The Cave Singers: Biography", Matador Records, retrieved January 24, 2008.
- Artist: The Cave Singers, Matador Records, retrieved September 2, 2008
- "The Cave Singers - Beach House". idiomag. 2009-06-03. Retrieved 2009-08-25.
- "Cave Singers Free Download". idiomag. 2009-07-28. Retrieved 2009-08-25.
- Matador Records: Artist biography
- MySpace Page: The Cave Singers
- Daytrotter Session: November 26, 2007, Free songs.
- Three Imaginary Girls: Invitation Songs Record Review
- November 2007 Interview with L.A. Record
- Cave Singers at Luckyhorse Industries
- Seattle Weekly: Cave Singers Sign to Jagjaguwar
- Jagjaguwar: Cave Singers Artist Site
- Welcome Joy Documentary produced by Full Focus
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