The Boy has had their songs featured on compilations alongside the Arcade Fire and Sufjan Stevens and has played shows with Kevin Devine and Lou Barlow.
On their strong 2007 release ‘A Fire to Make Preparations’, Boy Bathing are able to capture glimpses of their tightrope walk above and around traditional song structures and conventional lo-fi arrangements.
As A Fire to Make Preparations proves again and again, lyrics may be The Boy Bathing's strongest suit. Whether whispered, cooed or snarled, Hurwitz's words delight with their disarming blend of unpredictability, insight and jubilant resignation.
Think precious acoustic-sounding indie lullabies ("Cuddlecore," they say on their myspace, which sounds ominous but is kinda misleading), but so wordy that the lyrics start to avalanche in a way that's kind of sweet and romantic.
They succeeded in the incredible intense songs, great storytelling, perfect harmony between the singer's voice and the little fairy who sings behind himIf we had a plane ticket from New York to Paris in our hands we would offer it to them immediately.