The Quails (US band)

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For the UK indie band, see The Quails.
The Quails
Origin San Francisco, California, United States
Genres Punk rock
Years active 1999 - ?
Associated acts Sleater-Kinney,[1] The Golden Bears, Circus Lupus
Members Seth Lorinczi
Julianna Bright
Jen Smith

The Quails were an American punk band from San Francisco, California. The band was formed in 1999 by Seth Lorinczi, formerly of Circus Lupus, and have released three albums, the second of which, Atmosphere (2002), was praised for its "strangeness" and "artistic value" by Kerry L. Smith in Rolling Stone magazine.[2]

After the band broke up, Lorinczi and Bright formed The Golden Bears, whose debut Wall To Wall is to be released on Amore!Phonics.[3]

Line up[edit]


  • We Are the Quails (Inconvenient Press & Recordings, 2001)[4]
  • Atmosphere (Inconvenient, 2002)[5][6]
  • The Song Is Love (Mr. Lady Records, 2003)[7]


  1. ^ Chen, George (September 2003). "Interview: Quails". ZUM Online. Retrieved 2009-08-05. 
  2. ^ "New CDs: Benzino, Exies". Rolling Stone. 2003-01-13. Retrieved 2009-08-05. 
  3. ^ "Amore!Phonics". Amore!Phonics. Retrieved 2009-08-05. 
  4. ^ Pletz, George (2001-11-15). "Circus Lupus Bassist Forms New Band". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2009-08-05. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Bleach, Anthony C. (2002-09-20). "Rev. of The Quails, Atmosphere". PopMatters. Retrieved 2009-08-05. 
  6. ^ Hopkin, Kenyon. "Rev. of The Quails, Atmosphere". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-08-05. 
  7. ^ Hopkin, Kenyon. "Rev. of The Quails, The Song is Love". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-08-05. 

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