Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Bend Sinister - Vancouver's answer to Elton John

I remember seeing/hearing these guys at a warehouse party some time ago. Having just heard their song Jimmy Brown on CBC Radio 3 I feel like they sound nothing like I remember. Jimmy Brown is some sort of an Elton John/Steely Dan one-two punch. You can't go wrong with that.

Listen to Jimmy Brown here.
Then go here:

Then here (even if only to see Bill Cosby's intro circa '73. Mustache, yo. What!):

Bend Sinister has a new album out called Stories of Brothers, Tales of Lovers and they are playing the Bourbon on March 27.