Mar 31, 2007

tin cup prophette

It's a superhero, it's a violin, it's a girl-version Andrew Bird!

tin cup prophette
*this is exciting, you just can't tell because she doesn't capitalize her name*

The Cup

When Amanda Kapousouz moved to NYC for fame and fortune, her father gave her a tin tip cup that still hangs from her fiddle case with a note that read, "Go make some money."

Why I Like It
  1. Tin is my favorite metal and who doesn't like prophets? Cups I'm a little finicky about, but 2/3 ain't bad and I hear there's a fiddle involved.
  2. I knew she used to play with Jump Little Children. I hated their 1998 record but still listen to it at least once a month. Running with people like that is usually a good sign.
  3. Amanda played at Smith's Olde Bar a whole bunch and I count that gem among my homeboy venues. Any friend of Smith's...
  4. The 2 songs I've heard are damn pleasing and interesting. They remind me of Andrew Bird, and I don't have to tell you how I feel about him.

How you can determine if you like it
...and if you do, these songs will appear on Liar and the Thief, released April 24th

Going Numb >>mp3
Speak or Spill Down >>mp3

Just for fun, compare and contrast!
Andrew Bird: Heretics >>mp3

3 comments:

Biby Cletus said...

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Rich said...

You should check out her Irish music too. Completely different, and completely lovely.

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