Hot Puppies

Hot Puppies

The Hot Puppies

Last updated: 07 July 2009

Fronted by charismatic singer Becky Newman, The Hot Puppies formed in December 2000.

Combining edgy, often frantic melodies with intelligent lyrics referencing icons from the world of film and literature (their name is taken from a sneering Dorothy Parker poem), The Hot Puppies broke through in 2006 to justly become more than just a well-kept secret.

Read the full Hot Puppies biography.

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