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"Gossip" or "Goxxip" Has anyone heard of them?

Old 05-09-07, 06:14 AM
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"Gossip" or "Goxxip" Has anyone heard of them?

Anyone? I just heard them for the 1st time tonight and really liked them.

The lead singer Beth Ditto has this powerhouse voice that's just amazing. The rest of the band consists of Brace Paine on Guitar and Drummer Hannah Blilie who can lay down some decent sounds.
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Old 05-09-07, 08:10 AM
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Giantrobo:

I just heard them for the first time a few weeks ago and loved what I heard. I agree: Beth Ditto is definitely a force to be reckoned with! Great voice.

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Old 05-09-07, 08:18 AM
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And Beth is quite a character.

LiquidSky, Have you heard their stuff before that cd? It seems to me they polished their sound on this latest CD. Their previous stuff seemed more "punkabilly"/raw/White Stripe-ish. I like both sounds but the sound seems to have changed.
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Old 05-09-07, 08:32 AM
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This is the only album I've heard but if their earlier stuff is more raw, count me in!
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Old 05-09-07, 10:16 AM
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The Gossip is a really good band. Their early stuff is definitely more raw but I definitely dig Standing in the Way of Control. Their live show is really intense and Beth can work a crowd as good as anyone. I first saw them years ago when their first EP came out while they were opening for Sleater Kinney. I've been a fan ever since.
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Originally Posted by mparysz
The Gossip is a really good band. Their early stuff is definitely more raw but I definitely dig Standing in the Way of Control. Their live show is really intense and Beth can work a crowd as good as anyone. I first saw them years ago when their first EP came out while they were opening for Sleater Kinney. I've been a fan ever since.

Yeah don't get me wrong, I like both sounds. It's just that the first songs i heard from them were from the older cd's that I heard on Amazon.com. For some reason their last cd doesn't have samples on Amazon so I went into their back catalog and was blown away. Then I went to their site and heard the new stuff and it seemed different. It grew on me pretty fast but it took a minute.
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Yeah don't get me wrong, I like both sounds. It's just that the first songs i heard from them were from the older cd's that I heard on Amazon.com. For some reason their last cd doesn't have samples on Amazon so I went into their back catalog and was blown away. Then I went to their site and heard the new stuff and it seemed different. It grew on me pretty fast but it took a minute.
Their sound changed because on their newest album they got a new drummer, Hannah Bilie, and she definitely changed their sound for the better IMO. Their album last year was easily in my top 5.

I saw the Gossip live in Hollywood a few weeks ago. Man what a show they are amazing live. Beth has so much energy on stage and I'm just in love with Hannah's drumming.

Here are some MP3's from their record label:

"Standing in the Way of Control"[MP3] [Video]
"Listen Up!" [mp3]

I can't wait to hear what they create next.

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Originally Posted by CreatureX
Their sound changed because on their newest album they got a new drummer, Hannah Bilie, and she definitely changed their sound for the better IMO. Their album last year was easily in my top 5.

I saw the Gossip live in Hollywood a few weeks ago. Man what a show they are amazing live. Beth has so much energy on stage and I'm just in love with Hannah's drumming.

Here are some MP3's from their record label:

"Standing in the Way of Control"[MP3] [Video]
"Listen Up!" [mp3]

I can't wait to hear what they create next.

I also noticed that added a bass player on the new CD but it seems like officially they're still a Trio...Singer, Guitar, and Drums. The old cd's didn't seem to have any bass guitar on them.
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I cannot get enough of The Gossip. Beth Ditto is captivating!
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I went on a li'l shopping spree and picked up their CDs:

"That's Not What I Heard"
"Movement"
"Standing In The Way Of Control"

I like 'em all.
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they're part of the current True Colors tour - right?
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Originally Posted by LiquidSky
I went on a li'l shopping spree and picked up their CDs:

"That's Not What I Heard"

I like 'em all.

Where did find that? I have a couple tracks off it, but I want the whole CD.
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Originally Posted by whitetigeress
Where did find that? I have a couple tracks off it, but I want the whole CD.
there alot of used copies for sale on Amazon marketplace.
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awesome! Thanks
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Yup. They are part of the True Colors tour.
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