Veronica Black Morpheus Nipple | Special Problem Music

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Modest Mouse Violent Femmes Weezer

Album Links
Remy Norton (Bangkok Spendor) Amber Spyglass (Clancy Park) Commodore Vic Freezepop

More Artists From
United States - Mass. - Boston

Other Genres You Will Love
Rock: Modern Rock Pop: Noise Pop Moods: Mood: Weird
Sell your music everywhere
There are no items in your wishlist.

Special Problem Music

by Veronica Black Morpheus Nipple

The Human League & The Modern Lovers meet down by the river. Everyone is killed and then made to feel guilty. This is some blippy, beautiful, noisy rock & roll music; Mean and clever, and catchy like syphilis.
Genre: Rock: Modern Rock
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
available for download only
Share to Google +1

To listen to tracks you will need to update your browser to a recent version.

  Song Share Time Download
clip
1. Take It From Me
4:24 $0.99
clip
2. Show Your Friends
2:57 $0.99
clip
3. Boys' Life
4:15 $0.99
clip
4. Hopp on Popp
2:34 $0.99
clip
5. Astray
3:26 $0.99
clip
6. Clutch
4:05 $0.99
clip
7. Candy Gash
3:53 $0.99
clip
8. Friend's Birthday
4:09 $0.99
clip
9. I Do Not Love You
3:41 $0.99
clip
10. Sweet Things
2:28 $0.99
clip
11. Popsickle Sickness
5:04 $0.99
clip
12. Snog
4:14 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Special Problem Music is a flamboyant and adventurous rock album led by singer-songwriter Commodore Vic and multi instrumentalist and producer Sean Drinkwater, who you may know from the band Freezepop. The lovely Bangkok Splendor provides organ parts and backing vocals. Slain Tot (The Unadrummer) and a virtuoso bassist known only as Clancy Park nail down the rhythm tracks both live and on the album.

VBMN's debut album is generally noted for its inventive arrangements, catchy melodies and disturbing lyrical themes. Topics include gender confusion, jealousy, sexual abduction as a cure for existentialism, ice cream, unrequited love, and the desire to subjugate one's peers.

Special Problem Guests include Leah Callahan, Danny Gold (Polystar), Dave Nelson and Karl Thien (Turkish Delight), Matt Martin (Chevy Heston), and Japanese artist Keiko Higuchi.

Much has been written about Veronica Black Morpheus Nipple but very little has been read. Their debut album, Special Problem Music, has been described as "ten years ahead of its time,” which is lucky because ten years have now passed.


OBLIGATORY PRESS QUOTES:

Jim Sullivan, Boston Globe, February 16th, 1998
"[Veronica Black Morpheus Nipple] is an over-the-top, odd duck of a band - part-glam, part-sleaze...They get to a rich, "Pump-it-up" sound when sexy nerd organist Bangkok Splendor and guitarist/synthisist Sean T. Drinkwater merged and drummer Slain Tot kicked butt."

Joel Simches, The Noise #178
"Undeniably brilliant...Their live show is a cross between a glitzy cabaret and a back alley freakshow as they tread that fine line between tortured genius and total absurdity. I am absolutely blown away with this CD."

Miss Stacey, Cheeseball #13
"I can't stop playing this record, its ear candy keeps me hungry for more. This band emulates everything positive about post New Wave without any of the trappings of camp."

Read more...

Reviews


to write a review