|The Latebirds vs. Latebird
The Latebirds' music is a unique combination of dark pop, moody ballads and hard-driven rockers. Elvis Costello shaking hands with Sparklehorse. Neil Young trading guitar licks with Nick Drake. According to folks like MC5's legendary guitarist Wayne Kramer, The Latebirds released two of the year's coolest records in 2003. 'Fortune Cookies' shows the band in full form, featuring guests like Marc Ribot (Tom Waits) and Ken Coomer (Wilco).
'Latebird' is more stripped down and focuses on singer/songwriter/guitarist Markus Nordenstreng's sensitive side. The band is currently looking for a label in the US and UK to release/license these fine albums.