Trailer Trash Tracys

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Trailer Trash Tracys
Origin London, England
Genres Indie rock, Dream pop, shoegazing[1]
Years active 2009–present
Labels Domino Records
Double Six Recordings
No Pain In Pop
Website trailertrashtracys.com
Members Susanne Aztoria
Jimmy Lee

Trailer Trash Tracys are an English experimental rock/dream pop band that originated in London, England. The band features songwriters Susanne Aztoria and James Lee, who were later joined by bassist Adam Jaffrey and drummer Dayo James.[2] The band's début album Ester was released through Domino Records on 9 January 2012 in the United Kingdom. Critics have identified dream pop[3] and shoegazing[4] elements in their sound. Susanne Aztoria has garnered critical acclaim, her vocals being described as sublime[5] and honeyed.[6]

Touring[edit]

The band has toured with The xx,[7] The Vaccines and The Kills. Additionally, they have played with bands including The Pains of Being Pure at Heart,[8] Forest Swords and Real Estate. They have played multiple music festivals around the world as well including The Great Escape, Hinterland Festival in Glasgow, South by Southwest in Austin.[9] and Nail In The Cross Festival in London.

Song usage[edit]

  • "You Wish You Were Red" was used in an advertisement for the Renault 4+ Package.[10]
  • "You Wish You Were Red" was used in the season two episode "Ghosts of the Past" of the US version of The Killing.[11]
  • "You Wish You Were Red" was used in episode 18 of the US version of The Secret Circle.
  • "Candy Girl" was used in episode 9 of season 2 of the Cinemax series Banshee.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details
2012 Ester

Singles[edit]

Year Single Album
2009 "Candy Girl" (Vinyl only) Ester
2011 "You Wish You Were Red"

Members[edit]

Current[edit]

  • Susanne Aztoria
  • James Lee

Past[edit]

  • Adam Jaffrey – bass
  • Dayo James – drums

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trailer Trash Tracys - Ester at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 10 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Phares, Heather. "Trailer Trash Tracys". AllMusic. Retrieved 10 May 2012. 
  3. ^ Phares, Heather (7 February 2012). "Ester - Trailer Trash Tracys". AllMusic. Retrieved 10 May 2012. 
  4. ^ elements in their music.
  5. ^ "Music - Review of Trailer Trash Tracys - Ester". BBC. Retrieved 10 May 2012. 
  6. ^ "Trailer Trash Tracys: Ester | Album Reviews". Pitchfork. 3 February 2012. Retrieved 10 May 2012. 
  7. ^ "Emerging Artists No. 31 – Trailer Trash Tracys | Interview". Addict Music. 14 January 2012. Retrieved 10 May 2012. 
  8. ^ "Photos: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart + Trailer Trash Tracys – O2 Academy Islington, London 08/03/12". The Line Of Best Fit. 3 March 2012. Retrieved 10 May 2012. 
  9. ^ "SXSW 2010 announces 200+ more showcasing acts". Gorilla Vs. Bear. Retrieved 10 May 2012. 
  10. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=3axug8TEPII
  11. ^ http://blogs.amctv.com/the-killing/2012/04/season-2-music.php
  12. ^ "Ester: Trailer Trash Tracys: Amazon.co.uk: Music". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 10 May 2012. 

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