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Gabby La La
American musician

Gabby La La

Gabby La La
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Quick Facts

Intro American musician
A.K.A. Gabriel Lang
Is Musician Composer Singer Songwriter
From United States of America
Field Music
Gender female
Birth 23 May 1979, Petaluma
Age 43 years
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Gabby La La (born Gabriel Lang on May 23, 1979) is a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist (including sitar, ukulele, accordion, theremin and toy piano), signed to Prawn Song Records. Her music is self described as "fun, unique, crazy (and) kooky". La La's debut album, Be Careful What You Wish For..., is a collaboration with Les Claypool that though "peculiar... reveals gems of pop merriment."
Gabby La La is primarily a solo artist but at times she has been a member of Weapon of Choice and she was a member of Les Claypool's Fancy Band.

Career

La La sings with a high pitched voice "like art singer Dagmar Krause on helium". She plays the electric guitar, ukulele, toy piano, sitar, theremin and accordion. She plays the sitar, which she is classically trained on, like she's playing a guitar. She also tap dances. She has been compared to Björk, Hello Kitty and Yoko Ono. Her live band occasionally consists of Les Claypool on bass. She generally wears brightly colored wigs when she performs. La La has been called Claypool's protege and she performs in his Fancy Band. She has performed on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno with Snoop Doggy Dogg. La La has performed with Jane Wiedlin and The Coup. She has taught young girls how to play rock music through music classes at the Phoenix Theater. La La has been reviewed and featured in the SFist, Metroactive and The Aquarian Weekly. She has been a solo performer at Bonnaroo.

Personal life

La La was born in Petaluma, California. She has a sister, named Mimi.

Discography

Studio albums

Year Album
2005 Be Careful What You Wish For...
2011 I Know You Know I Know
As writer, arranger, and/or performer
  • 2004 The Big Eyeball in the Sky by Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains (CD; Prawn Song)
  • 2005 True & Livin' by Zion I (CD, 2×LP; LiveUp)
  • 2006 Of Whales and Woe by Les Claypool (CD, LP 180 gr.; Prawn Song)
  • 2007 Turn My Teeth Up! by Baby Elephant (CD; Godforsaken Music)

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