West Indian Girl

West Indian Girl

West Indian Girl is a rock band from Los Angeles, who released their self-titled debut album in August 2004 on Astralwerks. The band's music draws influence from the California coastline where the band resides. The songs have sweeping melodies and haunting harmonies courtesy of the band's two lead vocalists. While the band does have influences of psychedelic bands of the 60's their songs have a clear pop sensibility that makes the music appeal to a wide audience.

The band's name comes from a type of acid that was popular in the early 60s. The initials are also a reference to James' and Ten's previous band, "WIG. Their video for "What Are You Afraid Of" has received heavy airplay on MTV2's underground show Subterranean.

The band released "Remix EP" in 2006 which features remixes of songs on their self-titled debut. Their second full-length album, "4th & Wall," was released on October 23, 2007 on Milan Records. In August 2007 The band signed a pioneering recording and wireless distribution deal with digital media and entertainment company The First single, Blue Wave, will be released on September 25, 2007.

West Indian Girl Is:

Robert James (guitar/vocals), Mariqueen Maandig (vocals), Francis Ten (bass), Nathan Van Hala (keyboards), Mark Lewis (drums), and Amy White (keyboards/vocals)


*AMG (2/5) link
*Written by West Indian Girl
# "Trip (Richard Fearless Remix)"
# "What Are You Afraid Of (Dert Remix)"
# "Miles From Monterey (L'arsen Mix)"
# "Hollywood (Gabin's Organic Mix)"
# "What Are You Afraid Of (Mercir Remix)"
# "Hollywood (Mark Sgarbossa's '86 Club Mix)"
# "What Are You Afraid Of (King Britt Scuba Mix)"

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