Grand Ole Party / The Armory
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- Categories: Rock
- Event posted: March 3, 2008
- Last updated: Feb. 19, 2009
Given that Barack Obama is one of Grand Ole Party's Top 5 MySpace friends, we're guessing the San Diego band probably doesn't vote Republican. And why should they? -- the last G.O.P. campaign song was Brooks & Dunn's "Only in America." But even the squarest of neocons would probably be moved by the band's soulful strut. Singing drummer Kristin Gundred is Meg White mashed up with Karen O, and guitarist Mike Krechnyak could have understudied for Booker T's MGs. Blake Sennett of Rilo Kiley produced the group's debut LP "Humanimals" -- titled, presumably, after the transformation that occurs to smitten audiences.