Singer Nick Urata founded DeVotchKa nine years ago with the idea of mixing together the music of east and west. He did not found it with the hopes of selling music to McDonald's. The band turned down a request to use one of their songs in the fast-food giant's commercials.
With their sixth new CD A Mad and Faithful Telling, DeVotchKa is poised to capitalize on the popularity they earned by being featured on the Little Miss Sunshine soundtrack.
Songs performed: "Transliterator," "We're Leaving," and "Queen of the Surface Streets
- Official Web site
- DeVotchka on MySpace
- DeVotchka on Wikipedia
- Devotchka: The Best Little Grammy-Nominated Band You've Never Heard Of (Rolling Stone)
- DeVotchKa on Last.fm
- Video: Till the End Of Time
- Video: Death By Blonde
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- Nick Urata and Tom Hagerman of DeVotchka live at Gluek's Nick Urata and Tom Hagerman of DeVotchka stopped by Gluek's to talk with Mary Lucia before their performance at First Avenue.
- Devotchka perform in studio Blending elements of spaghetti westerns, gypsy, mariachi, and folk has lead the group to stand out amongst the recent crop of new bands. The group joined Mark Wheat to talk about their influences and perform a few songs.