7.14.2008
[Esiotrot]
"And I wish you'd stop goin' for stupid pretty boys who treat you like shit and don't know as much about music as you do."

Taking their name from the Roald Dahl tale about an elderly gentlemen wooing the lovely lady downstairs with the help of a whole lotta turtles and a spell that goes, "Esiotrot, esiotrot! Teg reggib, teg reggib!", this group from Brighton, UK is all the more adorable as the story they're named after. I'd call these guys a septet, but according to their myspace, they grow in membership like a "big expandy thingy" and promptly break out into the aforementioned turtle spell. And isn't it true? These guys came together as a quartet in 2003, so they really have gotte reggib. They may even take after the tale as it seems their songs are about many a female admiration. So yes, Esiotrot might seem like a rather nonsensical name, but these kids are nonsense. Quirky, playful and childish in everything from their sound to their lyrics, their songs would pretty much have a twinkle in their eye if they could look at you. I wouldn't expect it any other way from a band inspired by sunny days. Evig a netsil ot Esiotrot...

Various Songs From Esiotrot (all songs are right click - save as):
Marianne
Emily Scott
There'll Be A Time For Nice Guys

Learn more at the Esiotrot site.
Be their friend!

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2 Comments:
Anonymous Lucas said...
Great stuff, thanks for sharing the find :)

Blogger Brad aka Penguin said...
lucas - Glad you like it!