The Cave Singers

Formed 2006.
The Cave Singers

Biography

The Cave Singers is an American band from Seattle, Washington. Composed of former members of Pretty Girls Make Graves after its disbandment in 2007, former PGMG-member Derek Fudesco teamed up with Pete Quirk (of Hint Hint) and Marty Lund (of Cobra High) and began playing in the Seattle area. Soon after the band's conception, The Cave Singers signed with Matador Records on June 11, 2007. The band spent time recording in Vancouver with music engineer Colin Stewart, who quickly produced the band's first full-length LP. Before releasing The Cave Singers' debut album, Invitation Songs, the band released the limited edition pre-release 7" "Seeds Of Night" including the b side "After The First Baptism" on August 2, 2007. A month later, Invitation Songs was released on September 25, 2007 and met with critical acclaim. The second single from Invitation Songs, "Dancing On Our Graves", was released on February 25, 2008.

On August 18, 2009, The Cave Singers released their second album, Welcome Joy, featuring guest appearances from Amber and Ashley Webber of the band Lightning Dust. Matador Records gave away a free download of the album track "Beach House" to fans.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of No Witch

    No Witch 2011

    Reviewed by Chris Parkin
    Steel strings slick with gumbo grease and sweet gospel inflections.
  2. Review of Welcome Joy

    Welcome Joy 2009

    Reviewed by Jon Lusk
    Three musicians not taking themselves seriously, but taking their music very much so
  3. Review of Invitation Songs

    Invitation Songs 2008

    Reviewed by James Young
    The overall effect is just a little too gloomy.
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