Tuesday, May 3, 2011

The Bird and The Bee. Diamond Dave (2009).

Here's a band I never give a thought to, which is unfair because every time they show up in a shuffle play on my iPod I remember how much I like them.  They epitomize much of what I esteem in music I most cherish: beauty and style, humor, and skillfully meticulous arrangements.  Greg Kurstin has worked with some of my most favorite artists, such as Kylie, and Sophie Ellis-Bextor.  Inara George's voice is rare; utterly relaxed but precise as a laser.

The duo wrote an implausible tribute to David Lee Roth, which is hilarious: