Marjorie Good — the name’s just like a lady in argyle on the crisp autumn day time. Maybe, however in reality Marjorie is vocalist/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Evan Slamka. Slamka was raised in NJ prior to making his method to NEW YORK, where he is at and out of organizations in the most common method. Ultimately he and pal Chris Tristram got in LA, and dealing with close friends perfected a lush, occasionally melancholy pop audio that drew from affects both aged (Beach Males) and fresh (Red Home Painters, Elliott Smith). Slamka ultimately caught the hearing of Capitol, and about 2003 began focus on the full-length debut of Marjorie Good. (The name originates from a kind of increased.) A bunch of big titles done the record, including suppliers Rob Schapf and Jerry Finn, famous L.A. music existence Jon Brion, organist and keyboardist Kim Bullard, and ace studio room drummers Jim Keltner and Joey Waronker. The recording that had become known as Self Help Serenade 1st made an appearance in the U.K. in 2004, and garnered gushing press because of its tasteful ’60s-meets-indie stroll. Serenade finally strike American racks in July 2005. Touring to aid the record, Slamka was became a member of by Dain Luscombe (secrets), Scott Lord (bass), and Mike Delisa (drums).