Holly Golightly - The Good Things (1995)

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Holly's debut album and it's great, dark and beautiful. What more can we say! Released June 1995.

Holly Golightly (real name) started her musical career as a founder member of all girl garage band Thee Headcoatees, a Billy Childish / Thee Headcoats splinter group in 1991.

She spent four years as a Headcoatee before breaking away to release her debut record, The Good Things, in 1995. Where the Headcoatees sound was a blend of girl group sounds and three-chord garage-rock with all the original songs coming from the pen of Billy Childish, Holly's solo sound is more a blend of pre-rock electric blues, folk rock, and less frantic rock & roll.

Apart from the wide range of covers of such artists as Willie Dixon, Ike Turner, Lee Hazelwood, Wreckless Eric, and Bill Withers, Golightly also writes all her own material.

Holly Golightly is definitely the most interesting and diverse artist to come out of the Billy Childish school and is certainly one of the better singer/songwriters of the post-grunge era who gets better with every album.

Since her debut in 1995, Golightly has been very prolific, releasing 13 long play records and loads of singles for a wide variety of labels as well as touring America eight times as well as Australia & Europe.
Tracks
1. Virtually Happy
2. Listen
3. Wherever You Were - Holly Golightly, Malane
4. The Good Things
5. Expert
6. Comedy Time - Holly Golightly, Goulden, Eric
7. Hold On
8. Without You
9. Anyotherway
10. The Ride #2
11. Every Word
12. The Last Time
13. Charm
14. Headstart
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