Tuesday Jun 27
Jun
21/15
MP3 Leak of the Week: Bag of Toys

This Tuesday, June 23rd, San Fransisco, CA & Wilmington, NC based Bag of Toys will drop their 5th studio album titled Eating Monsters. As a result, Bag of Toys have agreed to give away their new song “Stinky Gorilla” which is about the lead-singer’s son. Grab the song on the homepage and read more here…

You can download Bag of Toys NEW single “Fight” for FREE on our home page under the MP3 Leak of the Week on the right hand column! This Download will only be available until Saturday June 27th, 2015.

Bag of Toys – “Stinky Gorilla” – Download HERE
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“Stinky Gorilla” Background:
We’ve covered Bag of Toys in the past as they had music inside our FREE MP3 Massive Section for a couple of years. When we were contacted by guitarist/vocalist Robert Tait regarding their 5th full length album, we were excited to share the news with the FREE download of a song to drive home the suggestion.

The song is called “Stinky Gorilla” and here is what Robert told The Pier regarding it’s origins:
“This song came about on a long, overdue trip back home last summer. I was kicking back on the porch surrounded by my stinky kids just thinking how F’ing awesome it was to be surrounded by family. ‘The Stinky Gorilla’ so to speak, is my son Hayden. This song was written to mentally take me back to that feeling and moment.”

Their newest album Eating Monsters includes 16 eclectic, head bobbing grooves written, recorded and mastered entirely by the band. Best way to describe the style is a laid back surf-rock sound with some subtle reggae influences written around the coast. It’s Smooth and fun.

You can purchase Bag of Toys new album Eating Monsters on iTunes by clicking HERE!


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Bag of Toys Background:
Bag of Toys is a high energy four piece acoustic surf-rock band founded in San Francisco in 2005 and currently based in Wilmington, NC. The band has sold more than 30,000 copies of their three albums across the globe and has delighted fans with hundreds of successful live shows throughout the western and southeastern United States.

They have also had the distinction to share the stage with bands including O.A.R., Fishbone, Pato Banton, Mike Pinto, The Expendables & Sean Kingston (to name a few). In addition to impressive album sales, Bag of Toys has amassed more than 1.5 million streaming song plays online, over 800,000 YouTube plays and has had their original music licensed for use on a national Microsoft commercial, an episode of “Bones” on the Fox network, two Universal Pictures movies as well as numerous surfing DVDs and online videos. The band has been fortunate enough to work with respected industry recording professionals such as Dave Collins (Jack Johnson, No Doubt, Ben Harper), John Cuniberti (Dave Matthews, The Grateful Dead, Aerosmith), and Todd Burke (Foo Fighters, Norah Jones, Ben Harper).

Bag of Toys is…
Robert Tait – Vocals, rhythm guitar
Steve Cowgill – Lead guitar
Brandon Hawks – Bass
Justin Gaines – Drums

Discography:
Nooner (full lp) – release date 2006
Afternooner (full lp) – release date 2008
Stripped Alive (full lp) – release date 2009
Santa, Bring More Beer (single) – release 2010
Access 10 (full lp) – release date 2011
Eating Monsters (full lp) – release date 2015


Bag of Toys Tour Dates


Related Links:
Bag of Toys Website
Bag of Toys Facebook


Huge thanks again to Bag of Toys for allowing us to share their song “Stinky Gorilla” to post up for FREE download. Free music is a privilege that we’re grateful for and we appreciate the work these artists do! Please feel free to download this song for FREE and spread the awareness to your friends!
Enjoy the FREE track on the homepage!


Article By: Mike Patti


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