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The Giraffes


The Giraffes are an indie rock-band from Brooklyn, NY who first emerged within the later-90’s. Originally shaped being a trio in 1996 by guitarist Damien Paris, bassist Tim Kent, and drummer Andrew Totolos, the music group released one record, 1998’s Franksquilt, before inviting vocalist Aaron Lazar in 2000. With 2002’s ASSISTING YOU DO YOURSELF A FAVOUR, the Giraffes discovered their stride, providing the explosive, riffy, punk-edged appear that could become their hallmark. A 2005 self-titled discharge on Razor & Connect helped them gain wider publicity and, alongside 2008’s Perfect Motivator, made sources to distressing personal events inside the music group including a 2002 altercation that led to Paris obtaining shot within the leg some heart episodes Lazar experienced in 2005. With the decade’s end, the Giraffes got earned a popularity as a thrilling and unstable live music group, touring the united states alongside works like Eagles of Loss of life Metal, Skeleton Essential, as well as the Strokes and playing main celebrations like Bonnaroo and SXSW. By 2011, different members got started to explore outside tasks and, following discharge of Ruled, Lazar still left the music group. A rarities LP known as Farewell Fats Astronaut made an appearance in 2012 and in 2013, the Giraffes released the greater experimental Tales from the Dark Whistle which highlighted visitor vocals from performers Brianna Wanless and Kimberly Paige Valor. By 2014, Lazar got rejoined the group for several shows and finally some new materials. Released in past due 2015, Usury may be the Giraffes’ sixth studio room album.

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Music Songs I'll Be Your Daddy, The Ballad of Sissyfist, Man U., Haunted Heaven, Prime Motivator, Product Placement Song, Jr. At His Worst, Wage Earner, 79 & Weightless, BLCKNTWHTCSTL, Honey Baby Child, Blood Will Run, How It Happened To Me, Sugarbomb, Gentleman Never Tells, Medicaid Benefit Applique, Shaman Shakes, Million $ Man, Facebook Rant, White Jacket, Louis Gutherie Wants to Kill Me, Sickness, The Power of Fatherhood, It's You I Pity, Lootin in the A.M., Clever Boy, Diskowarts, After the Orgy, Stud 100, Washing Machine, The City, Smoke Machine
Albums Prime Motivator, Helping You Help Yourself, Ruled, The Giraffes, The Giraffes Show 07.25.09, franksquilt, Tales of the Black Whistle, Pretty in Puke, Usury, A Gentleman Never Tells

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I Saw Giraffes in India 2010 Documentary
Mistakes Were Made 2006 Short



I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore. 2017 performer: "The Ballad of Sissyfist"
Obvious Child 2009 Short performer: "The Power of Fatherhood", "Smoke Machine"

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