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There's Nowhere to Go...Except For Up 


Greetings all you earthly and heavenly beings,

This is Miranda comin' atcha with some news about a NEW SONG release! We are proud to bring you "Except for Up", a new single release from No Damsel.

A little about this piece:

This song was written in a dream state...in the midst of an inevitable, but yet unspoken, breakup. The lyrics reflect this dissonant state of mind in which you know it's ending, but you don't yet have the guts to express the words to end it.

"Red hot coals...in my throat...have been keeping me from telling you...that I'm aware that you don't care...and all my blood, is boiling to..." 

Our guitarist, Jack Lazelle, captured the vibe of the song perfectly with his decision to use a slide guitar as the lead. It pays homage to The Beach Boys' "In My Room" with its haunting melody, wailing up and down the neck of the guitar under that little metal slide.

The song initially remained unfinished when it was first written, as the last verse had yet to be realized. Once the relationship was over, the final words came to me quickly and succinctly:

"I don't know you, you don't know me...our first kiss went so differently...not like the last one, that was a fast one, like the one you pulled on me..."

We feel like this song is one that is familiar to everyone - a theme that has come to all of us at one time or another. Maybe you're facing this dilemma as you are reading this, so we are here to tell you to be strong, kiddies. Remember that, even when you feel like the lowest of the low, and your throat is burning with words unsaid, there is nowhere to go except for up. So cool down, have a listen to this track, and take in the sleepy sounds of No Damsel as we calm your soul and ears. You can download it on itunes here or on amazon music here, or feel free to listen on Google Play and Spotify.

And remember we have a live show coming up soon! It's fast approaching and we couldn't be more excited! Look for us at the Buffalo Gap saloon on March 11th - 9pm (it's free, so bring everyone you've ever met). We'll be singing with our good friend Leja Marija, and it's sure to be a super fun evening full of new songs!!!

Thanks for reading, and remember we love all of you guys. 

Peace and love,

No Damsel

The Nastiest Women Get In Free 

Hello you lovers and friends!
 

We are so excited and pleased to bring you good news from the land of No Damsel! 

We have a show coming up at the beginning of next month - March 11th at the Buffalo Gap Saloon and Eatery. There is no cover charge, we start at 9pm, and we're playing well into the evening. 

This is especially exciting because it is our very first show with our new band name. After we spent endless hours perfecting our recordings and re-branding our image, we are finally ready to bring you seven new songs (!) for you to get down to, starting with our latest (and arguably most political) release, Nasty Women, which can now be purchased through iTunes and Amazon, and heard on Spotify and GooglePlay.

When writing this important piece of legislature...ahem...songwriting, Miranda found inspiration in our current tempestuous political climate, and decided it was important to remind the powers that be that the future is #female. With themes that revolve around various movements by the government to suppress us in different ways (women's reproductive rights/immigration rights/#BLM and oppression of POC's), No Damsel wants to point out that the revolution is imminent, and we will not be held down. "Every port has mouths, revolutions North and South, who will be your holy sinful end of days..."

So please come join us for our big live show, where our good friend Leja Marija will be opening for us with her incredible, acoustic, bluegrass-y sound, followed by some acoustic Miranda love, and then the rocking sounds of our newly revamped musical conquest, No Damsel.

Looking forward to seeing you all there!!

Love and music,

No Damsel



"You can't build a wall, those rising fast will faster fall. Beware them Nasty Women who'll grab you back"


From All My Exes to No Damsel; Our Journey to Success 

When we started the band All My Exes four years ago, our idea was to blend our very different styles of music into something new and distinctly original. Miranda Eve's soulful songwriting had been mostly focused on her negative past experiences with men and women who left her wanting more. The music relied on themes of being tossed aside or being hurt, and the band helped her imagine these experiences using courageous lyrics and heartfelt singing, and pairing it with a rock and roll sound that was totally unique.

In the last year of not playing shows, and staying under the radar, we have been revamping our image. We decided it was no longer about being the victim, and more about being victorious. We have been recording, writing (and rewriting) songs, and staking our claim as representatives of independent women and girls - of all shapes, sizes, sexual orientations, colors, religions and gender identities. We want to represent the underdogs who don't have enough voices on their side. We want our music to speak to those who are too afraid to speak for themselves.

So we re-branded ourselves - with the image of a strong woman who isn't afraid to fight the powers that be. We want you to know that we are here fighting for unity and kindness, and the systematic rebuffing of the patriarchy. We are standing strong as No Damsel - and we are prepared to birth creativity in the face of tragedy. We will produce our independent music with all of the courageous voices behind us, and we can't wait to meet all of you. 

Peace and love,

No Damsel