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Syd Straw is an American rock singer and songwriter. She began her career singing backup for Pat Benatar, then joined the Golden Palominos (also including Michael Stipe, Matthew Sweet, and Anton Fier). She released her first album, Surprise, in 1989; it featured contributions by Stipe, Fier, Richard Thompson, Peter Blegvad, and a number of other well-known musicians. A second album, War and Peace, appeared in 1996. Recorded with a relatively obscure Midwest rock group called the Skeletons, it chronicled a… read more

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  • Does she do the Heartwreck shows on Valentine's Day?
  • My sphinx is a damn jinx.
  • just, i love you syd.
  • One of the best gigs I've ever seen was Syd Straw, Peter Blegvad and John Greaves at the 12 Bar.
  • WHY? not y, WHY?
  • Miss Fingerwood, I love you!
  • Pink Velour is really a fantastic album. I'm thoroughly enjoying it!!! You can buy the CD at CD Baby or download it at downloads.
  • DON'T MISS Syd's Pink Velour release party November 17 at Vermont Arts Exchange, North Bennington VT!

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