Regular WFMU listeners may be familiar with Pink Lemonade, comprised of "7-year-old pop prodigy Lily, and her prolific older brother, Spencer." WFMU dj Irwin said he had no idea where you could get the Seattle-area munchkins' music. Well, lookee here - you can get 4 free tunes on the inevitable MySpace page:
Pink Lemonade Music - including the disco-fied "Get This Party On" ("Dance all night"? Don't you kids have a bed-time?) and the anthemic "Cool Girls Rock."
The album is finally out - it's being sold independently thru CafePress and features tunes that Radio Disney would play if they really were cool, like "Slam Dance."
Think seven is a young age to begin a singing career? How about one? London, UK's Charlie A recorded his year-old niece's burblings and sampled them to winning effect, writing original music around it. An excellent novelty:
Charlie A: "bebee bubba"
How 'bout some music by old people? You know, like twelve? Joan Marie Polo are two 12-year old sisters from Phoenix, AZ who indulge in the usual pre-teen off-key vocals and clowning around, but, with the exception of the patriotic "America," feature genuinely dark moody music. A low-budget murk adds to the creepiness of lyrics like "...but now I'm DEAD," the refrain from the song "The Ocean Is My Home." Er, cute kids...