Friday, 23 November 2012

SONG FOR TODAY: Gossip - Standing in the Way of Control

A six year old song that has had a lot of airplay and a good deal of exposure, and a tune that I have finally been caught by. And once it's caught you, there's no escaping... 

Gossip (formerly The Gossip) are a three-piece American indie rock band formed in 1999 in Olympia, Washington. The band consists of singer Beth Ditto, guitarist Brace Paine and drummer Hannah Blilie. After releasing several recordings, the band broke through with their 2006 studio album, Standing in the Way of Control (2006). A follow-up, Music for Men, was released in 2009. The band plays a mix of post punk indie rock and dance-punk. Their latest album, A Joyful Noise, was released in May 2012.The band's breakthrough song "Standing in the Way of Control" was written by Ditto as a response to the decision of the U.S. government to deny marriage rights to LGBT couples...

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