I imagine the pilgrims recording their light filled music in beautiful fields somewhere. Electric guitarist Tom Healy has worked with them on some of their more recent work.
They are two sisters, Clementine and Valentine. They live in a place called The Coromandel. They have played a couple of shows with us, and this song in particular always makes me so happy. -- Tiny Ruins
Girls Rock Camp Aotearoa is the best thing. If I were a young un, I have no doubt it would be life changing. Being a part of it as an adult and mentor has been so rewarding. It started in Portland, Oregon and is now reaching far flung corners of the earth such as New Zealand. I have high hopes for the next generation of female, transgender, intersex and non-binary rockers! - Cass Basil, bass player in Tiny Ruins
The song 'Olympic Girls' was first titled 'Under the Same Cover'. At some point while writing the songs on the album, I picked up Leaves of Grass, and there was an immediacy and kind of sensuous teeming of life within the words that felt like I was being pulled out of my monotonous existence and shaken awake...
Olympic Girls, the beautiful new full-length from New Zealand's Tiny Ruins, is out this month on Ba Da Bing. To celebrate the album, we're honored to have Hollie Fulbrook and her band take over here on GvsB all day today to share some insight into the record, and talk about some of their favorite things, starting with a film from director Taika Waititi:
We've already heard a couple of gorgeous songs -- including the stunning title track -- from Olympic Girls, the forthcoming new full-length from Hollie Fulbrook aka Tiny Ruins, and today we have the honor of premiering what might be the most haunting song yet from the New Zealand songwriter...
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