Clairy Browne's Rock 'N' Soul Bus Rolls To The U.S.

Clairy Browne & The Bangin' Rackettes' new album is called Baby Caught the Bus. i i

Clairy Browne & The Bangin' Rackettes' new album is called Baby Caught the Bus. Stephanie Bailly/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

itoggle caption Stephanie Bailly/Courtesy of the artist
Clairy Browne & The Bangin' Rackettes' new album is called Baby Caught the Bus.

Clairy Browne & The Bangin' Rackettes' new album is called Baby Caught the Bus.

Stephanie Bailly/Courtesy of the artist

Clairy Browne & the Bangin' Rackettes are an Australian band whose sound is a little bit of soul fused with blues, doo-wop, jazz and R&B. That musical diet, rich in harmony, is the same one lead singer Clairy Browne grew up on.

"My dad had a band in South Africa in the '60s called Browne, and so he really brought that into our home," she says. "We were always around the kitchen table with a guitar and four-part harmonies, playing on late into the night.

The band's debut album, Baby Caught the Bus, has just been released in the U.S. Clairy Browne discusses it here with NPR's Scott Simon.

Purchase Featured Music

Baby Caught The Bus

Purchase Music

Purchase Featured Music

Album
Baby Caught The Bus
Artist
Clairy Browne & The Bangin' Rackettes
Released
2012

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

 

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.