Need to Know: Menya
By Out.com Editors
Late last year we introduced you to Menya, the beat-dropping, pop peddling threesome made up of Coco Dame, Good Goose, and Angie Ripe, by offering you the chance to download their excellent (retooled) cover of Kelly Clarkson's "I Don't Hook Up" -- now titled "So What (I Hook Up) -- from their new mix-tape The Sleepover Series (Vol. 1), available as a free download on their MySpace page.
We loved the album so much that we convinced the group to drop by the Out video studio just before Christmas to chat about their influences (which range from Jay-Z to Prince to the Magnetic Fields), why terrible songs make great covers, and what they hope to achieve in 2010:
For more on Menya, including tour dates (they're currently planning a spring college tour that'll run up and down the East Coast) and all the latest updates on what's going on with the band, check out their MySpace page.
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