"Mick - watch that hector Jaime shit. Don't forget about the west coast on your pop punk ride. Arizona had rad bands.
weird love makers?! Never get over you skis. Love what you're doing."
So said the message that popped up in my in box (cheers Ke nny). Ok, thought I, let's
investigate further and hope they aren't crap. Luckily that certainly wasn't the case and
Whilst ploughing through some of the info that appears online concerning The Weird
Lovemakers I discovered that they operated with a no veto policy. This ensured that each
band member had a voice and an outlet for their creativity. This in turn led to a wide diversity
of sound in their material. They also operated a Never Decline, Never Request rule which
saw them become one of Tucson's most popular bands as they rarely turned down an
invitation to gig.
During their active years, around '94-2000, they put out an album (in '96) called Electric
Chump and one (in '98) called Flu Shot (from which today's song comes). There were also
various singles, splits, cassettes, live and compilation albums. The best known line up
consisted of Hector Jaime (vocals, bass), Greg Petix (vocals, guitar), Gerard Schumacher
(drums, vocals) and Jason Willis (guitar, vocals).
If you want to read more there's a long interview with them over on Razorcake :
This is a catchy and pretty great song called 1,2,3 (I'm Ready) (For Your Love)......