Long time friends Jason Lytle and Aaron Burtch of Grandaddy, and Aaron Espinoza and Ariana Murray of Earlimart make up the indie rock band, Admiral Radley.
The abridged story behind the band’s name comes from a mysterious man the band met while visiting the Hammer Museum in LA. The man (whose name was Admiral Radley) told the group, “I have to say that Earlidaddy is a terrible name, but nowhere near as dreadful as Grandimart. I believe you should call yourselves Admiral Radley, and I believe you should go forth and play shows and spread your loose and enjoyable message.” And so they have…
AdRad’s debut album, I Heart California is now available on iTunes and the CD and LP versions will be released on 7/13. Download AdRad’s single “I Heart California” for free here.
You can have your very own Admiral Radley Sighting when the band and the man with the admiral’s cap appear at Bottom of the Hill on 7/23/2010.
Admiral Radley – I Heart California