Tamra Spivey – Lucid Nation
February 21, 2018
Rolling Stone says that “If Spivey sounds spacey, she’s not. Her songs range from aggressive, screaming punk to beautifully melodic rhythm and blues, the very definition of garage-rock…”
Tangerine Magazine says that “The jaw dropping one in a million talent of this band is poet/vocalist Tamra Spivey. Her squeals, punk howls, growls, and soft cajoling steal the spotlight. Like a Marianne Faithful full of wild abandon or a Courtney Love with more soul and a wider variety of tonal deliveries, she sounds like she’s wringing out every pore and gland to get her visceral message across. Wailing through angry, sultry, mournful, demanding, accusatory, she sounds like a demented street sage baring her soul with wide open screams while hiding angel wings of delicate beauty under a shabby, dirty raincoat.”
LA Weekly thinks she sounds like an “Early Patti Smith trapped at a Godspeed You Black Emperor rehearsal.”
In Music We Trust thinks that this is “One of the best chaotic rock bands on the planet.”
We had to know more, so we caught up with front woman Tamra Spivey of Lucid Nation for a live phone interview Monday February 19th, 2018 during Memphis Metal Mondays with D to talk about the band and so much more. We even got a surprise from Nitebob crashing in to produce the show for a few minutes. Did you miss all the fun? Catch the conversation right here.