In a time when most artists spend the bulk of their energy trying to brainstorm over clever band names and contrived marketing schemes, it's refreshing to see a group that picks honesty over hyperbole. With that very notion in mind, the members in Chicago's beloved Blah Blah Blah, decided long ago that the music is what matters the most. And who can blame them? With an unassuming name like that, you better make damn sure that your music is way better than just good enough.
Comprised of two friends from Iowa and two Chicago musicians, the midwest quartet really found their footing in 2010 after being voted one of the Chicago Tribune's next bands on the verge of breaking BIG! While pioneering the genre of ballroom rock, the band has continually won fans over with their emotionally-driven yet upbeat songs that playfully strike a balance between the alternative and organic. With a revitalized sense of vibrance and a newly recorded EP on the horizon this fall, it's not hard to see why the band is so optimistic about the next chapter of its career.
For the new project, "Thank You Thank You", the band decided to ditch the ease of digital and embrace the techniques of yester-year. By recording the entire EP in analog reel-to-reel on 2-inch tape, they convincingly proved the adage, that sometimes you have to take a step back to truly move forward. With the help of music vets, like producer Matt Walker (Morrissey, Smashing Pumpkins) and engineer Sean O'Keefe (Fall Out Boy, Motion City Soundtrack, Less than Jake), the new recordings serve as a magnum opus for the band and a beacon of hope for indie music.
After touring nationally during the fall-winter, Blah Blah Blah headed to Los Angeles again in February during Grammy weekend for Pre-Grammy events hosted by Garth Trinidad (KCRW). The band is currently recording it's debut album. The bands much improved live show is something not to be missed.
“Soon As I Get Home Tonight”
Without further ado, here is the video we recently shot for the new single from the ‘Thank You Thank You’ EP. A special thanks goes out to everyone who participated and helped make it a reality, especially Benjamin, Geoffrey, Tonia, Josh, and Ashley.
As a special gift we are also currently giving the single away as a free download on our official website below, so be sure to get it now to share with all your friends, cheers.
A Game We Play
With the holidays in full swing and Christmas just a couple of days away, we thought what better time to give our fans a gift then now. Above is a short video we recently shot for the title track from the ‘Thank You Thank You’ EP.
If by chance you still didn’t get the EP yet, it’s currently available @ iTunes and is the perfect way to tell a friend that they are loved and appreciated all year round.