Sunday, March 04, 2012

Meet The Hipsters

Last stop on our Fantastic Road Trip 2012 was Pittsburgh where we visited with Finn and Lucy's Uncle James.  Personally, I love Pittsburgh and find any excuse to visit as often as possible.  We did all sorts of fun things, including a visit to the Mattress Factory.  I highly recommend it if you find yourself in the Steel City.

We also walked around a neighborhood called the Mexican War Streets, where all the street names are based on battles in the Mexican American War (natch).  It is a very sweet neighborhood with a community feel to it and just enough grit and funk to make it interesting.  James took the photo above while we were standing in front a mural created as part of the City of Asylum project.

When I emailed him that it should be the cover of our next album, James wrote back with a slew of possible album titles.  I present them to you here:

The Hipster  Family Christmas Album 
The Hipster Family performs the Music of Old Mexico
The Hipster Family Live! with Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass
The Hipster Family sings Jim Croce!
Let it be (Hip): the Hipster Family sing the music of Lennon and McCartney
Funky Hipsters: the Hipster Family get down with Kool and the Gang
Birds of a Feather: the Hipster Family perform the Partridge Family’s Greatest Hits
The Family Hipster Comes Alive: together for the first time with Peter Frampton
Sly and the Family Hipster

As he said, the possibilities are endless.  

Now that we have the album cover and a range of great titles, we just need the musical talent and we are solid gold, baby!


ShannonAnn said...

Looking very Hip indeed!
The sun is shining today, when are you coming back to Gillams?

Taos Sunflower said...

That's a great photo! YOu definitely need that blown up to poster for the album and all that.

Patti Blaine said...

Who needs musical talent when you look that good?!

I am very fond of Pittsburgh myself... don't get there often enough!