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New Single and Screen Time

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

Hey, Flutterbies fans… Let us warm you up as the weather cools—with a sexy, swampy "Slow Ride" and some screen time to snuggle up to.

Slow Ride

Our new single is out now! It’s a cover of Foghat’s classic rock anthem "Slow Ride," with seductive slide guitars and smoky vocals. Sounds like the love child of Pussycat Dolls and Ry Cooder. Click the cover art below for streaming audio and links to purchase:


The Flutterbies - Slow Ride


Screen Time

What do pills, porn, clowns, and card tricks have in common? The silly and subversive Cartoon Network/Adult Swim TV show Children’s Hospital, which featured our sweet love ballad "Come Alive" in the August episode, "Night Shift."

Click HERE for The Flutterbies on Children’s Hospital.

Next, check out the wacky webcast of Acme Saturday Night hosted by Don Stark from That 70’s Show. The cast kept us laughing so hard backstage we almost missed our cue to play!

Click HERE for The Flutterbies on Acme Saturday Night.

*Thank you to Elliot Hochberg/booking, Charles Riley/PR, Dan Kane/Executive Producer, Leif Gantvoort/Director, Joseph Limbaugh/Head Writer, and the entire cast and crew.

Upcoming Gigs

Maureen has a new side project! It’s a jump swing and rockabilly band called MAUREEN & THE MERCURY 5.

The band rocks Elvis, Eddie Cochran, Buddy Holly, and Stray Cats covers and features Maureen on lead vocals, Flutterby Adam Daniel/harmony vocals, Phil Cantor/guitar, Charlie Peterson/pedal steel, Vince Tividad/upright bass, and Albe Bonacci/drums.

Here’s gig info:

Tuesday, October 18 at 9:00 PM (We’re doing three sets, playing ’til midnight!)
Joe’s American Bar & Grill
4311 W. Magnolia in Burbank
21+ — NO COVER — 2 drink minimum
Full Menu Available
Dance – Drink – Dine

*Special thanks to Dave Bertize from L’il Mo & The Dynaflos and Crown City Bombers for inspiring this project!


Finally, we mourn the passing of Artie Colatrella, poet and dear friend, who broke on through to the other side in September. Maureen has been dancing 101 straight days in his honor. To donate to the Artie Colatrella Fund—to publish Artie’s fifth and final book of poetry and produce the video for his song "Arlington," co-written from his hospital bed with Lisa Nemzo, Please click HERE.

RIP, Artie. We love you.

Maureen and The Flutterbies