The Barenaked Ladies are now focused on babe. After twenty years together, the alternative rock band known for songs like "It's Been One Week," "Pinch Me" and "If I had a Million Dollars" that are popular with parents, now seeks an audience who prefer sippy cups. Their latest CD, SNACKTIME ($11) was released earlier this month. To hear why they turned to tot tunes,
It was the band's own offspring that served as the inspiration behind their latest collection of 24 original tracks for children and anyone else interested in listening. Their website said:
"Our collective kids now outnumber the band more than 2 to 1," explains vocalist/guitarist Ed Robertson. "We set out to make a record that would be entertaining for them…not strictly a children's record, but a record that children would really enjoy. Our kids are in to all kinds of music.
Covering everything from hand-me-downs to allergies to food preferences and bad days in the same humorous vein that the Barenaked Ladies are famous for, SNACKTIME is full of fun family tunes including "Raisins" and "Louis Loon."