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Rasputina is a "cello rock" ensemble composed of singer/cellist Melora Creager, and various, frequently changing band members. The current lineup includes Creager (cello), Daniel Dejesus (cello), and Dawn Miceli (drums).Read More...
Founded by Creager in 1992, they have long held true to their mission of enlightening the common man as to the power and versatility of the mighty cello. Historically influenced, and constantly costumed, Rasputina keeps a small legion of incredibly passionate admirers enthralled with their earnest musicianship. Considered to be quite a pioneer and visionary, Melora and her group have inspired countless young people to pick up the cello, and have re-inspired many uninspired string players. Rasputina considers this to be the finest payment for their work.
Professional involvements have included Nirvana, Ultra Vivid Scene, Marilyn Manson, Porno For Pyros, Belle and Sebastian,and Cheap Trick.
Former Members of Rasputina:
Julia Kent (89-99)
Kris Cowperthwaite (00-02)
Zoë Keating (02-06)
Sarah Bowman (06-08)
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- LyricsIf you want to know how
To fly high, then go now
To the place where all the concubines
Meet and converse with them,
Marvel at their pale skin,
- LyricsHe has agreed
To take me
To the Ice Hotel from the magazine
What we will need
Is a gleaming key
- LyricsYou don't own me, no.
I'm not one of your little toys.
You don't own me, no.
You can't keep me from those other boys.
Don't tell me what to do and
- LyricsDo you believe in the signs of the zodiac?
Haven't you found that the systems for planning always fail?
Can you avoid what gave daddy his heart attack?
Have you tried everything, anything, all to no avail?
I know what you need
- LyricsI rode my bicycle past your window last night
I roller skated to your door at day light
It almost seems like you're avoiding me
I'm okay alone, but you got something I need
Well, I got a brand new pair of roller skates
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