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Seattle, United States (2007 – present)

The Cave Singers is an American folk trio from Seattle, Washington. Their music is folk for a rainy day: surprising, yet cozy, sparse, yet harmonious, pleasing yet torturous.

Rising from the ashes of Pretty Girls Make Graves after its disbandment in 2007, former PGMG-member Derek Fudesco teamed up with Pete Quirk (of Hint Hint) and Marty Lund (of Cobra High) and began playing in the Seattle area. Soon after the band’s conception, The Cave Singers signed with Matador Records on June 11, 2007. The band spent time recording in Vancouver with music engineer Colin Stewart, who quickly produced the band’s first full-length LP. Before releasing The Cave Singers’ debut album, Invitation Songs, the band released the limited edition pre-release 7” “Seeds Of Night” including the b side “After The First Baptism” on August 2, 2007. A month later, Invitation Songs was released on September 25, 2007 and met with critical acclaim. The second single from Invitation Songs, “Dancing On Our Graves”, was released on February 25, 2008.

On 18th August, The Cave Singers released their second album ‘Welcome Joy’, featuring guest appearances from Amber and Ashley Webber from Lightning Dust. Matador Records gave away a free download of one of the new tracks, ‘Beach House’ to fans.

* Pete Quirk – vocals, guitar, melodica, harmonica
* Derek Fudesco – guitar, bass pedals
* Marty Lund – drums, guitar

* Invitation Songs - Matador (2007)
* Welcome Joy - Matador (2009)
* No Witch - Matador (2011)
* “Seeds Of Night” - Matador (2007)


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  • humbertomjunior

    Great band!

    18 May 2014 Reply
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  • Kyonil

    Очень хорошие ребята. Очень-очень. А трек "Dancing On Our Graves" можно слушать вечно.

    18 Apr 2013 Reply
  • indy02

    Love the new album. Excited to see these dudes tomorrow.

    29 Mar 2013 Reply
  • LiteraryBum

    SHINEisAgem. goingonAmix. IMlivingINyrMAKEup imDRIVINGinyrTEAcup

    28 Mar 2013 Reply
  • LiteraryBum

    Sparse&Rich. Haunting&Cozy. Powerful&Tender. yrAmess ofLOVELYcontradiction. &onrepeat.

    28 Mar 2013 Reply
  • PonKsX

    New album is just so amazing.

    9 Mar 2013 Reply
  • GonnaGetYouAll

    @vihreakuolema : I love The Acorn! Pretty different style, but yeah, super good! "Almanac" is to die for...

    5 Feb 2013 Reply
  • GonnaGetYouAll

    Their music is amazing...I've just listened to Invitation Songs, and they're my new favorite band. These guys are the shit!

    5 Feb 2013 Reply
  • ohsnapattack

    I almost cried at your Bonnaroo show.

    12 Jul 2012 Reply
  • vihreakuolema

    If you like the Cave Singers, Try the Acorn from Ottawa, Canada!

    13 Jun 2012 Reply
  • micelovecookies

    Great show tonight in Missoula! I couldn't stop smiling...or dancing.

    11 Apr 2012 Reply
  • burkey_boy

    does anyone have the lyrics for Bramble? it is beautiful, but can't find lyrics

    6 Nov 2011 Reply
  • Adjar-one

    well, my very first instincts are telling me that the 1st album, invitaion songs, is waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay better than ehhh *scrolls up* no witch. But im reserving judgement

    3 Nov 2011 Reply
  • riazor

    Why is Shrine not in the top-15...

    10 Oct 2011 Reply
  • ohsweetie

    saw you at rifflandia on friday night. great running into pete outside. great amazing transformative show! good work!

    27 Sep 2011 Reply
  • edelweiss7

    dancing on our graves = love

    9 Sep 2011 Reply
  • Penley7

    Really amazing live! First time I actually really enjoyed an opening act -they played before Fleet Foxes and I got the album right after the concert!

    6 Sep 2011 Reply
  • mattywuh

    Amazing gig at Green Man again... so glad I got to see them both times there. Come back for more London gigs soon!

    24 Aug 2011 Reply
  • zaz0

    i'm seeing the cave singers 2 weeks in a row!!! i saw them on saturday and i'm gunna see them next week at the green man festival!!

    15 Aug 2011 Reply
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