Bobby Jealousy : Your New Favorite

September 26, 2012
Bobby Jealousy at Spider House Cafe on May 20, 2012

(Photo by John Anderson, Austin Chronicle)

I dare you (dare you) to listen to Bobby Jealousy’s Rainbow and not find yourself singing it throughout the day. Seriously. Go on. Consider yourself dared.

This band is swell. Austin-based, and comprised of the fiercely entertaining Sabrina Ellis, Seth Gibbs, Mark Stoney and Clint Simmons, they were named one of KUT’s 12 bands to watch for in 2012. (You can listen to a lot of their other songs here.) (UPDATE: Please note, according to a commenter on this site, the band is now made up of Seth Gibbs, Sabrina Ellis, and Adam Harlow.)

James saw them at Stubb’s a couple of weeks ago and raved about their live performance. And for example, here they are stripped down, live.

See? Just as good.

And now you’ve heard Rainbow twice, so it will totally be in your head today.

You’re welcome.

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11 Comments

  • Reply Kat September 26, 2012 at 8:20 am

    Makes me want to dance around the house.

  • Reply Terri in SF September 26, 2012 at 8:21 am

    RAINBOW-OOOO-OOOO! THANK YOU! I’m singing and gettin’ in the shower!

  • Reply Laura September 26, 2012 at 8:30 am

    I told you guys….

  • Reply Tara of Mad Max and Family September 26, 2012 at 11:45 am

    Thanks for the tip! I’m currently listening to holiday music (and driving my students nuts I’m sure), but I’m going to try this one!).

    -Tara

    http://madmaxandfamily.blogspot.com
    http://blog.chron.com/madabouttown/

  • Reply James Mayes September 26, 2012 at 1:02 pm

    I was struck by their creativity and just how tight they sounded. It was a pleasure.

  • Reply Gina Harlow October 2, 2012 at 7:16 am

    Misprint in band members’ names. Check with BJ.

    • Reply Laura October 2, 2012 at 7:45 am

      Gina, Hey thanks for the heads up. The band’s site is down…and four sources I found all have the band members listed as such. What should the names be?

  • Reply Gina Harlow October 4, 2012 at 6:00 am

    Right now, I believe it’s Seth Gibbs, Sabrina Ellis, and Adam Harlow

  • Reply Laura October 4, 2012 at 6:22 am

    Gina, got it. I made that update. Thanks.

  • Reply Sabrina Ellis October 10, 2012 at 12:52 pm

    thank you for the kind words. you are a meanie, getting that song stuck in people’s heads 😉

  • Reply George October 10, 2012 at 11:45 pm

    What? Is Stoney no longer in the band? Noooooooo! He’s by far the best songwriter of the lot. I hope this isn’t the case, wouldn’t be the same.

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