's music was described in Guitar Player as having "audacious contrasts in tone, texture, time and style.
" The trio from Bloomington, Illinois, whose music twists and turns from the underground to outer space was powered by the guitar, songwriting and voice of Tommy O'Donnell
. Joined by bassist/vocalist Clay Thompson
and drummer John Ganser
, this fun and stunning band returned with their second album, Demand Your Annual Rent
. Their debut, Breakfast Is America
garnered considerable airplay and rave reviews
This album features thirteen original songs. The title track, in a different version, was previously featured on the Whitehouse Records compilation, Come In 773! The cover art is by noted comic book artist Tim Bradstreet. Fans of Bradstreet's published work who know Spelunkers may have already noticed visual similarities between some of his characters and the band members.
Spelunkers was originally an instrumental side-project of the legendary Something Brothers, a major Midwestern touring sextet in the late '80s and early '90s who never recorded.
Demand Your Annual Rent
Grapes & Cables
Wag On The Wall
Pain In The Asking
Simple Day's Work
Center Of The Universe
Make Mine With Cake
Looking At Many