23 Aug 2016

Kid Congo and The Pink Monkey Birds

From RNZ Music, 4:20 pm on 23 August 2016
Kid Congo Powers

Kid Congo Powers Photo: Courtesy of Kid Congo Powers

Kid Congo Powers has enjoyed an illustrious career performing in The Cramps, The Gun Club and Nick Cave's The Bad Seeds. Now, he's struck out on his own with The Pink Monkey Birds.  Tony Stamp called up Kid ahead of their New Zealand tour to find out about his long journey from band member to ‘front man’.

Music Details

Artist: The Gun Club
Song: Lupita Screams
Composer: Jeffrey Lee Pierce
Album: Mother Juno
Label: Red Rhino

Artist: The Cramps
Song: Psychotic Reaction
Composer: Kenn Ellner, Roy Chaney, Craig Atkinson, Sean Byrne, John Michalski Album: Smell of Female
Label: Big Beat, Enigma Records, New Rose Records

Artist: The Cramps
Song: Goo Goo Muck
Composer: Ronnie Cook
Album: Psychedelic Jungle
Label: Illegal

Artist: Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Song: Deanna
Composer: Nick Cave
Album: Tender Prey
Label: Mute

Artist: Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds
Song: LSDC
Composer: Kid Congo Powers
Album: Dracula Boots
Label: In The Red Records

Artist: Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds
Song: La Llarona
Composer: Kid Congo Powers
Album: Dracula Boots
Label: In The Red Records

Artist: Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds
Song: La Arana
Composer: Mark Cisneros / Ron Miller / Kid Congo Powers / Kiki Solis 
Album: La Arana Es La Vida
Label: In The Red Records

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