Holly Golightly: Singles Round Up (LP)

Holly Golightly: Singles Round Up (LP)

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 It rounds up some singles onto what we in the biz call a compilation! Double vinyl!

Holly Golightly (real name) started her musical career as a founder member of all girl garage band Thee Headcoatees, a Billy Childish / Thee Headcoats splinter group in 1991.

She spent four years as a Headcoatee before breaking away to release her debut record, The Good Things, in 1995. Where the Headcoatees sound was a blend of girl group sounds and three-chord garage-rock with all the original songs coming from the pen of Billy Childish, Holly's solo sound is more a blend of pre-rock electric blues, folk rock, and less frantic rock 'n' roll.

Apart from the wide range of covers of such artists as Willie Dixon, Ike Turner, Lee Hazelwood, Wreckless Eric, and Bill Withers, Golightly also writes most of her own material.

Holly Golightly is definitely the most interesting and diverse artist to come out of the Billy Childish school and is certainly one of the better singer/songwriters of the post-grunge era who gets better with every album.

Since her debut in 1995, Golightly has been very prolific, releasing a string of classic long play records and loads of singles for a wide variety of labels as well as touring extensively in America, Australia & Europe.

This double vinyl LP, (or single CD newly packaged in a digipack) compiles Holly's first twelve 7” singles, A & B-sides. It includes the bluesy 'No Big Thing' with its bar-room piano and harmonica backing, the dirty guitar-driven 'Til I Get, the shuffling brushed drums and double bass of 'Come The Day, the haunting vocal and bottleneck guitar of 'Stain' and finishes with a brilliant up-tempo cover of Pavement's 'Box Elder'.


Disc 1

  1. Holly Golightly - Virtually Happy
  2. Holly Golightly - The Ride #1
  3. Holly Golightly - No Big Thing
  4. Holly Golightly - My Own Sake
  5. Holly Golightly - Til I Get
  6. Holly Golightly - Waiting Room
  7. Holly Golightly - I Can't Be Trusted
  8. Holly Golightly - Card Table
  9. Holly Golightly - No Hope Bar
  10. Holly Golightly - Believe Me #1
  11. Holly Golightly - Come The Day
  12. Holly Golightly - In You

Disc 2

  1. Holly Golightly - Believe Me #2
  2. Holly Golightly - Stain
  3. Holly Golightly - Won't Go Out
  4. Holly Golightly - Too Late Now
  5. Holly Golightly - Sand
  6. Holly Golightly - Lonesome Town
  7. Holly Golightly - Your Love is Mine
  8. Holly Golightly - Laughing to Keep from Crying
  9. Holly Golightly - Listen
  10. Holly Golightly - Rain Down Rain
  11. Holly Golightly - You Shine
  12. Holly Golightly - Box Elder