Barenaked Ladies

Barenaked Ladies are guitarist/vocalist Ed Robertson, bassist/vocalist Jim Creeggan, keyboardist/vocalist Kevin Hearn and drummer/vocalist Tyler Stewart. Over the course of the past twenty five years, this much loved band have amassed an international fan-base whose members number in the millions, their career highlights including eight Juno Awards and multiple Grammy nominations, more than 14 million albums sold worldwide and a series of hit singles, including “One Week,” “Pinch Me, “Brian Wilson,” “If I Had $1,000,000” and many more, along with the theme song for the hit CBS television series, “The Big Bang Theory.”

Read full biography


Barenaked Ladies, who have just completed their hugely successful ‘Last Summer On Earth Tour’ tour of the USA, have announced details of their forthcoming UK tour. The Canadian four-piece who are currently celebrating their 25th anniversary with the release of ‘GRINNING STREAK’, their first album for Vanguard Records, will be appearing on the following dates:

25TH NOVEMBER Manchester Academy
26TH NOVEMBER Leeds O2 Academy
27TH NOVEMBER Glasgow, 02 Academy
28TH NOVEMBER Edinburgh Picture House
30TH NOVEMBER London IndigO2
1ST DECEMBER Birmingham, The Institute
2ND DECEMBER Dublin, The Academy

Ticket information for the tour can be obtained at: www.gigsandtours.com, www.ticketmaster.ie and www.gigsinscotland.com

Barenaked Ladies’ latest album ‘Grinning Streak’ - their 12th - was produced by Gavin Brown (The Tragically Hip, Metric), Howie Beck (Feist, Josh Rouse) and Mark Endert (Maroon 5, Train) and has gained the band’s best UK reviews to date, specifically:

“Stunningly modern” - HI Fi News,
“Ebullient and infectious” – The Mirror
“Poignant and celebratory” – Mojo
“Engaged and innovative – they have greatness in them” – Q magazine
“Affecting rather than affected, Grinning Streak sees cerebral craftsmen who’ve always refused to take music too seriously drop the winking and discover the pleasures of passion. A winner.” Classic Rock Magazine

Watch the amazing video for Barenaked Ladies' single "Odds Are" here - over half a million views on first day's showing …


Sunday Times Feature

Times Newspaper Review 20/09/2010