“With its late-’80s alt-rock funk groove, seductive croon, and full-platter sax and trumpet brass attack, “Never Let ‘Em Hold Ya Back” speaks to that tenacity, and as the latest track off Parlour Bells’ forthcoming LP Waylaid in the Melée, due later this year, it represents not only a new era for the project, but also a recharged energy.” — Michael Marotta, Vanyaland
“Parlour Bells…a great pick to open for Culture Club and I recommend Live Nation consider the glam demi-gods provide support for any Bowie, Morrissey or Jane’s Addiction shows that come along.” — Jed Gottlieb, The Boston Herald
Boston’s own Parlour Bells treated the crowd to a short but lean opening set of theatrical glam rock. Taking a picture of the audience, frontman Goddamn Glenn instructed everyone to say the evening’s unofficial motto: “I’ll tumble for ya.” — James Reed, The Boston Globe
People are talking about the latest from Parlour Bells, Thank God for the Night. Read Music Editor Michael Marotta’s feature in The Boston Phoenix!
The forthcoming, second EP from Parlour Bells, Thank God for the Night (due November 2012) is featured as one of 10 anticipated local pop releases for the Fall of 2012 in the debut issue of the all new Phoenix magazine.
Read the BostInno interview with Glenn di Benedetto where he discusses the changes to the Boston radio landscape and paying tribute to WFNX.
Read Glenn di Benedetto’s comments in The Boston Herald on changes in the Boston radio market that have seen the fall of 101.7 WFNX and given rise to RadioBDC and WFNX.com.
Read about how legendary Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro signaled a stamp of approval on Parlour Bells’ cover of “Classic Girl” in The Boston Phoenix.
Read about Parlour Bells’ recent appearance at the We Want the Airwaves WFNX farewell concert at the Paradise Rock Club in The Examiner.
What writers had to say about Heart Beatings, the debut release from Parlour Bells…
“A purring EP that seduces with its lounge effects.” — Michael Marotta, Music Arts Editor, The Boston Phoenix. Read full article.
“The five-song debut is a perfect peak of the serenades that have made Parlour Bells one of Boston’s best-kept secrets.” — Erin McCall, Boston’s Weekly Dig. Read full article.
Listen to Nate Leavitt’s appearance on 100.7 WZLX Boston Emissions with Anngelle Wood, and tune into Anngelle’s show every Sunday evening from 10-Midnight.
Parlour Bells discuss the formal release party for Heart Beatings at the Sweet Triple CD Release show at Rosebud on January 15, 2011 on 91.5FM WMFO with host Phil Fleming.