The Bodeans

The Bodeans

Twenty five years after their T-Bone Burnett produced debut Love & Hope & Sex & Dreams led them to win a Rolling Stone reader’s poll as “Best New American Band,” The BoDeans are still rocking and harmonizing gracefully, touring the U.S. regularly and exposing the kids of their longtime steadfast fans to real, heartfelt and trend-free music. Best known for their mid-90’s Billboard Top 20 hit anthem “Closer To Free,” which became the theme song for Fox’s “Party Of Five,” Kurt Neumann (vocals and electric guitar) is still focused on, “writing songs that bring good things to the world.” The new album, Indigo Dreams, is a salute to the working man – his dreams, his desires, his love, his responsibilities, his ethos.

For the BoDeans, the fact that their music was never easily pigeonholed into a specific genre or style was more a strength than a problem as their career developed. They followed their debut with Outside Looking In (1987), Home (1989), Black and White (1991), and Go Slow Down (1993), which featured “Closer To Free” which became a massive pop and adult contemporary hit when the world heard it every week via “Party of Five.” They released the 2 CD live set Joe Dirt Car (1995) and Blend (1996).

A few years after the release of the 17-song compilation The Best of BoDeans – Slash and Burn in 2001, they returned to studio recording with Resolution (2004) and then a live album and subsequent DVD called Homebrewed: Live From The Pabst (2005). Still was released in 2008, Mr.



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The Bodeans with Kelly Fitzgerald, Luke Mulholland

Thursday, July 25 · Doors 6:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM at The Coach House