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backstage stories (2010)

A concept record about a friend who has lived a storied life...

Snowbound (2011)

A series of songs written during a snowstorm.

King Richard (2012)

A different direction for 2012.

How The Story Goes (2013)

A multi-genre band record.

Ready For This To Be Over (2014)

2014 marked a chance to explore some new directions. This album was largely written in-month and is more of a collection of demos than a full band record. The songs jump styles, from garage-y to 80's pop to dance music, to near-theatrical bits.

Behind The Beat (2015)

Another genre-hopping record full of silliness, but featuring some more somber moments in memory of a dearly departed friend.

All About The Abrahams (2016)

A little more dancy. A lot weirder.

The Cleaner (2017)

Some experimentation. Some of the same stuff as before.

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Letter Seventeen

BIOGRAPHY

Letter Seventeen is a one-man band with FOUR members, featuring the musical ideas of Tim. Unless other people help. Then it's a multi-man band. Unless a girl helps out. Then it gets to be confusing.

BAND MEMBERS
Tim Alexander and Grant Muller with contributions from others when possible.
2016: Tim and Grant did their thing again. Bob joined, played guitar and sang. Clarke rejoined, played keys, guitars, and bass, plus sang. Marz played a guitar solo and TomOnBass played a bassline. So did Brian Martin.
2015: Tim sang and played instruments while Grant drummed. Brent Kinder, Brian Martin, and Matt Parker plated bass. Meg Radley, Andy Samford, Tess Savigear, and Bob Sorace sang along and made various other noises while Andy played all of the cool guitar bits.
2014: A near-solo effort from Tim aside from the ever-present Clarke McMurray on keyboards for one song.
2013: Brian Martin, Clarke McMurray, Walter Ray, Andy Samford, Bob Sorace, and Samantha Wrinkle.
2012: (Grant joined the band as the full-time drummer) Amit Chabuskwar, Gary Fox, Clarke McMurray, Andy Samford, and Erin Schroettinger.
2011: Clarke McMurray, Grant Muller, Pedro Periera, Andy Samford, and Ian Tanner
2010: Andy Samford played lead guitar while Sam Wrinkle and Clarke McMurray contributed backing vocals.

YEARS COMPLETED
2010,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015,2016,2017

GENRES
,Indie Rock,Pop/Rock

OTHER BAND SITES
http://letterseventeen.com
http://www.facebook.com/letterseventeen
http://letterseventeen.bandcamp.com


Completed Albums

backstage stories(2010)

A concept record about a friend who has lived a storied life...


Carnival   Download
Action Figure   (preferred)   Download
Donkey Jockey   Download
Riding With The Captain   Download
Party Trust Fund   Download
Docs Dream   Download
Forty Days   Download
Safe From The Flood   Download
Shoot The Nuge   Download
Day To Day   Download
Reprise   Download

Snowbound(2011)

A series of songs written during a snowstorm.


Night Terrors   Download
Gas Can   Download
Chester Arthur   Download
Mr. Flashy Pants   (preferred)   Download
HEMANTIS   Download
Head On   Download
Service Machine   Download
Monagabee   Download
Graduation Donkey   Download
Wonder   Download

King Richard(2012)

A different direction for 2012.


So Social   Download
Dancing Machine   Download
Time Bomb   Download
The Year Of King Richard   Download
Laws Of Motion   (preferred)   Download
Deep Hole   Download
If You Want Me To Go   Download
Number Q   Download
Summer Nights   Download
Lavender Haze   Download

How The Story Goes(2013)

A multi-genre band record.


01 My Mind Is Blank   Download
02 Back From The Edge   Download
03 Music Is Math   Download
04 Keep On Drinking    Download
05 How The Story Goes   (preferred)   Download
06 Ready   Download
07 Happy   Download
08 Spider Monkey   Download
09 Who Will Pay   Download
10 Promise   Download

Ready For This To Be Over(2014)

2014 marked a chance to explore some new directions. This album was largely written in-month and is more of a collection of demos than a full band record. The songs jump styles, from garage-y to 80's pop to dance music, to near-theatrical bits.


Talking To Girls   (preferred)   Download
The Descent   Download
Coming Back To You   Download
What Rhymes With Hug Me   Download
Cut It Out   Download
Face To Face   Download
The Voice   Download
Take Over   Download
Sweet Water Red Gambler   Download
Heartbeat   Download

Behind The Beat(2015)

Another genre-hopping record full of silliness, but featuring some more somber moments in memory of a dearly departed friend.


Dad Rock   (preferred)   Download
Valerie Sweeting   Download
Behind The Beat   Download
Hits Hard   Download
Italian Girls   Download
Hashimoto   Download
Urban Legend   Download
I Was Wrong   Download
Three Points   Download
Dancefloor Donkey   Download

All About The Abrahams(2016)

A little more dancy. A lot weirder.


All About The Abrahams   (preferred)   Download
Blame Game   Download
What's The Yams?   Download
This Won't Hurt   Download
Red String   Download
Better Side Of Me   Download
Asshat Metal Band   Download
Behind The Eyes   Download
Magna Carta   Download
Summertime Girl   Download
Wonderful   Download

The Cleaner(2017)

Some experimentation. Some of the same stuff as before.


The Cleaner   (preferred)   Download
Howland Island   Download
More   Download
Dr. Martin   Download
Whisper Number   Download
Bruce Pingree   Download
Go Back   Download
Romulus   Download
Try   Download
Away From You   Download