Happy Birthday / Residual Echoes


  • Categories: Music | Indie, Rock
  • Event posted: June 21, 2010
  • Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014

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You have to pay dearly for the rights to the song “Happy Birthday” if intending to use it in a movie, TV show or commercial. But apparently the name Happy Birthday itself comes without any financial penalties. That’s the scheme employed by a Vermont indie-rock trio that bears said name. The Sub Pop Records act delivers catchy, quirky tunes bathed in sludgy guitar riffs. Singer Kyle Thomas (formerly of King Tuff) offers a distinctly nasal delivery that’s rife with character.


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