Babylonian Tiles Quotes
In need of a band name, I was inspired by a dream told to me by my Friend Barry, which involved him walking through a museum. I this dream, the docent points out an exhibit proclaiming, "And here we have authentic Babylonian Tiles from the year 6000 BC". Upon seeing the tiles Barry realizes they're not the genuine thing and starts wildly exclaiming "They're fake! They're fake!" at which point William S.
Burroughs' voice comes over the loud speaker and in his monotone manner and says, "Stop complaining". That whole scenario just struck me as so amusing and bizarre that it stuck with me and considering that the sound I was after combined Middle Eastern accents along with many different musical elements, or "tiles", the name Babylonian Tiles just seemed to the right one.
In the beginning I never imagined myself a singer and was just writing the songs and playing keyboards.
When we tour the US we end up playing to a much more varied crowd and once we get outside of California there are a surprising number of people who are not only into the Goth/Darkwave scene, but knowledgeable and appreciative of psychedelia as well.
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