Princess Goes To The Butterfly Museum Releases New Single And Official Video For “Too Cool To Care”
The princess goes to the butterfly museum (Michael C. Hall, Peter Yanowitz and Matt Katz-Bohen) have released a new single, “Too Cool To Care”, from their extraordinary debut album, THANKS FOR COMING (Morpho Music). CLICK HERE listen and HERE to watch the official video which was shot in March 2020 and serves as the weird time capsule footage of pre-pandemic New York City. The trio recently released THANKS FOR COMING on a special limited edition vinyl. CLICK HERE buy and HERE to stream / download the album that Forbes calls a mix of “sounds ranging from synth pop and rock to post punk and disco alongside electronic elements, creating an identity impossible to classify”.
âWe hope people kinda take a tour and go to all these different imaginative places; to live an experience which seems facilitated only by listening to the disc â, explains Michael C. Hall. “As if it takes you to a place you discover by listening to it, a place you didn’t really know until you took the tour.”
Princess Goes To The Butterfly Museum is made up of singer, lyricist, musician and actor Michael C. Hall (Dexter, Six Feet Under, Hedwig and the Angry Inch), drummer Peter Yanowitz (The Wallflowers, Morningwood) and keyboardist Matt Katz- Bohen (blonde). THANKS FOR COMING songs, most of which were created under the cloud of the pandemic in New York City, delve into the future of music without ignoring its past. The folk-rock sound of “Armageddon Suite” is a reflection of the Bowie-esque roots of Princess, the cover of the band’s bonus track from Phantogram’s “Cruel world” sports a mellotron-like introduction that immediately evokes “Strawberry Fields Forever” and “Eat a gum”is a dreamy, dancing song with an 80s-inspired synth-pop groove. Then there is “Air head”, a larger than life song with a skyrocketing hook that serves as a stunning example of Hall’s unparalleled vocal prowess.
The trio eschew traditional rock instrumentation in favor of a stripped-down synth and drum attack, and a host of disparate influences flow into the songs of Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum – the glam, experimental, ambient music of David Bowie. , 70s by Giorgio Moroder disco productions for Donna Summer, new wave dance music from the 80s, contemporary electronic dance artists like Justice. A theatrical sensibility is part of the trio’s DNA, especially in live shows, having met several years ago on Broadway during the production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. They performed the last show at the Mercury Lounge following the release of their eponymous EP last spring before the city closed, which was cited in The New York Times.
The group released their eponymous EP in the spring of 2020 (CLICK HERE to listen) as well as videos for “Ketamine”, “Come talk to me,” “Love the American style” and “Vicious.”The music has garnered praise from Paper, Alternative Press, Associated Press, Consequence of Sound, People, American Songwriter, Magnet and more.
Michael C. Hall is a longtime Broadway musical talent and performer, having performed lead roles in Chicago, Cabaret, Hedwig and the Angry Inch and was selected by David Bowie to star in his musical, Lazarus. He has also received numerous accolades for his acting, including an Emmy nomination for his work on the HBO drama Six Feet Under and a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award for the acclaimed Showtime Dexter series. Hall assumed the title role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway on October 16, 2014 and played the role until January 18, 2015. His band mates have equally stupendous resumes. Peter Yanowitz started his career playing drums in The Wallflowers before co-founding Indie Mainstays Morningwood and working with artists as diverse as Natalie Merchant, Yoko Ono, Andrew WK, Allen Ginsberg and Billy Bragg & Wilco, who hired him to perform on their flagship collaboration ‘Mermaid Avenue’. Keyboardist Matt Katz-Bohen has spent the last decade touring and recording with Blondie, in addition to working with Boy George and Cyndi Lauper.
THANKS FOR COMING
thanks for coming
Too cool to care
Eat an eraser
Cruel World (Bonus Track)
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