Caspar Babypants – Sing Along! – Press Release
Hot of the presses! New Caspar Babypants album ‘Sing Along!’ details now available, and also a new earlier release date!
“Simple, fun, acoustic, sing a long songs for kids ages 0-6 and their parents is what the fourth album from Caspar Babypants is all about. SING ALONG! is an invitation to sing and smile for the whole family.
Caspar Babypants is also known as Chris Ballew the twice Grammy nominated songwriter and lead singer for the Seattle rock and roll band The Presidents of the United States of America.
Caspar Babypants makes high quality simple music with integrity that is rooted in American folk traditions mixed with a light sense of humor and imaginative fun.
Influences include Dan Zanes, Ella Jenkins, Elizabeth Mitchell, Spider John Koerner, The Beatles and Beethoven.
Themes include snowmen, musical spiders, fleas with dogs, butterfly truck drivers, helicopters, echoes, adventurous cats and more. There are original tunes mixed with traditional songs that have been updated in inventive and tasteful ways.”
01. Bad Blue Jay
02. Wild Wild Time
04. I Wanna Be A Snowman
05. Funny Bone
06. My Flea Has Dogs
07. Ba Ba Black Sheep
08. Spider John
10. Loud and Quiet
11. Mister Winter Bee
12. Long Long Dream
13. Ring Around The Rosie
14. Then Bones
15. Pussycat Pussycat
16. Me And My Echo
17. Butterfly Driving A Truck
19. Sun Go
20. Baby Cloud
Listen song samples via Amazon.com
– Weird Al Yankovic accordion solo on Long Long Dream
– Stone Gossard from Pearl Jam plays bongos on 3 songs
– Singer/songwriter Pete Droge plays guitar on Baby Cloud
– Duets with Frances England on 2 tracks
– 2 songs co written with album cover artist Kate Endle (Chris’ wife)
Release date: 2011-08-16
You can also buy this album in advance from the Caspar Babypants shows. Sing Along was quickly sold out on first show selling the new album (Ballard Farmers Market, June 26, 2011).
More info: Babypantsmusic.com
Previous Caspar Babypants releases:
PEPS Sing A Long (released 2002, re-released as a digital download in 2010)
Here I Am! (released 2009) Special guests: Jen Wood, Fysah Thomas
More Please! (released 2009) Special guests: Fred Northup, Ron Hippe
This Is Fun! (released 2010) Special guests: Krist Novoselic, Charlie Hope, Fred Northup, Ron Hippe
Many Hands: Family Music for Haiti CD (released 2010) – Compilation of various artists
Pusabase.com – Sing Along! Review
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