Formed 1999.

USA alt rock band

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Gossip (formerly The Gossip) is a three-piece American indie rock band formed in 1999 in Olympia, Washington. The band consists of singer Beth Ditto, guitarist Brace Paine and drummer Hannah Blilie. After releasing several recordings, the band broke through with their 2006 studio album, Standing in the Way of Control (2006). A follow-up, Music for Men, was released in 2009. The band plays a mix of post-punk revival, indie rock, and dance-rock. Their latest album, A Joyful Noise, was released in May 2012.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of A Joyful Noise

    A Joyful Noise 2012

    Reviewed by Martin Aston
    A fifth album from the pop-embracing trio that’s geared for maximum chart impact.
  2. Review of Music for Men

    Music for Men 2009

    Reviewed by Lou Thomas
    Set to reinforce the band's reputation as a fierce rock 'n' roll trio.
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