received 11.05

Photo by: Heather McDonald

bloodshot records

Ooh Baby!

The Detroit Cobras dwell somewhere between Motown and Detroit Rock City.

The Detroit Cobras are Rachel Nagy (vox) and Mary Ramirez (guitar) with Steve Nawara (lead guitar), Joe Mazzola (bass), Kenny Tudrick (drums), Greg Cartwright (guitar) and Eddie Harsch (basss, keys and vocals) who is also the keyboardist for The Black Crowes!

Their latest release Baby ups the ante on their previous efforts Mink Rat or Rabbit and Love, Life and Leaving. On Baby, the band’s third full length release, the ladies take their talent for reworking obscure R&B tunes into fierce garage-rock to new heights, injecting the old tales of loving, leaving, sex and betrayal with bravado and bad-girl cockiness. Baby is like a dark, smoky Detroit bar where garage and R&B hook up for a hot bathroom make out session. The CD is a whopping 20 tracks – which includes the ‘Seven Easy Pieces’ EP originally released in 2003 on rough Trade and previously only available as an import. The CD also contains a video for the song “Cha Cha Twist”.

The Detroit Cobras are currently doing a concert series in Chicago called Sound check; a concert series to benefit Gary Schepers. If you are in the area, you should get out and support a good cause and get yr rock on.


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