Featuring Mick Harvey (Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds)
and including a remix of Darlin' from the Sling Blade soundtrack
Led by a childhood fascination with the flashing buttons at the fingertips of Star Trek's Lt Uhura, Bambi Lee Savage would go on to pursue a career in audio engineering. Along the way she picked up an electric guitar and started playing and writing music. Her journey took her from the Denver punk music scene of the early 80s to London and eventually Berlin, where she worked at the famous Hansa studios. Sessions with luminaries such as Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and U2 would lead to lifelong friendships and working relationships. In fact it was Bono himself who funded her first foray into the studio as a songwriter, with Mick Harvey at the helm. Those songs formed the basis of her debut, 2003's Matter of Time, as well as several songs recorded at producer Daniel Lanois' studio. One of those songs, Darlin', found its way onto the soundtrack of the Southern Gothic masterpiece Sling Blade.
2009 saw the release of GJ and the PimpKillers, a concept album that featured the then pre-Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh Klinghoffer. Her third record, Darkness Overshadowed (2012), was produced by Mick Harvey and featured James Cruickshank (The Cruel Sea) on guitar and keyboards.
In 2019 she will release her next record, an Americana/Indie Country collection of 10 songs steeped in the traditions of original country artists such as Loretta Lynn and Hank Williams, with a post-punk touch, once again featuring multi-instrumentalist Mick Harvey.
All recordings are available on iTunes, Amazon.com, CD Baby and Bandcamp.
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