Tag: Belly

Tanya Donelly ‘Lovesongs for Underdogs’ 20 Years Later

After co-founding the inspirational indie band Throwing Muses with her stepsister Kristin Hersh, then spending a brief period in the Breeders, and forming the beloved band Belly, singer/songwriter and guitarist Tanya Donelly said fuck it and officially went solo on…

Tanya Donelly: Piloting Musical Journeys

Tanya Donelly is one of the sweetest and nicest people you’d ever meet. Plus, she makes some pretty beautiful music to boot. I first met Tanya on the street outside of The Paradise in Boston the summer of 1989. I…

Belly’s ‘Star’ Shines Bright After 24 Years

After Throwing Muses’ critically acclaimed 1991 album, ‘The Real Ramona,’ co-founder Tanya Donelly left the band to form Belly (Donelly reportedly named the band “Belly” because she thought the word was “both pretty and ugly”). With Donelly on lead vocals…

Belly Bassist Gail Greenwood Shares Cancer Story In Support of ACA

We at Innocent Words would like to send all our love and support to Gail in her battle with cancer. We love you and the Belly family.  Taken from the Belly website: http://bellyofficial.com/2017/01/17/personal-note-gail/ Dear Belly family, Unfortunately, as far too many…

Hear Tanya Donelly Cover Elliott Smith’s “Between The Bars”

DONELLY + ELLIOTT SMITH We’re excited to share Tanya Donelly’s AMAZING cover of Elliott Smith’s Between The Bars with you. This is a WORLD EXCLUSIVE. Enjoy and please share. Track Premiere: https://www.alr-music.com/blogs/news SAY YES! TEST PRESSINGS We’re offering the Say…

Belly Announces Complete List of All Reunion Tour Dates

From the Belly website While we know this will disappoint some of you, we want to let everyone know that all the dates for our 2016 reunion have now been announced. We truly regret that we can’t get to all…