Monday, 30 July 2012

Musical Notes #3: Steam Powered Giraffe


Hailing from San Diego, the Steampunk three-piece (six if you count 'their humans') look as if they've just stepped out of a Boosh episode as the alter-egos of The Hitcher. Musically, their banjo, mandolin and various other folk-instrument-driven melodies bring to mind the likes of Hundred Little Reasons, whilst their soothing vocal harmonies in Honeybee allude to the stylings of Good Old War crossed with Isbells and a West End Musical (because to liken them to the Beatles would be cheating). Anyway, check out their video for Honeybee:


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