Clay Rose (born in Lafayette, Colorado, United States) is an American visual artist, singer, songwriter, and rhythm guitarist. Rose attended high school in Tennessee and moved to Colorado at the age of 22.[1]

Clay Rose
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Background information
GenresFolk, Rockabilly
Occupation(s)Musician
Instrument(s)Vocals, guitar
Websitegasolinelollipops.com

Rose is the front-man for Gasoline Lollipops. Rose and Gasoline Lollipops were featured in the Westword Music Showcase in 2017.[2] Gasoline Lollipops have played many iconic Colorado venues, including Red Rocks, Bluebird Theater,[3] Aggie Theater (Fort Collins, CO),[4] and Fox Theater.[5]

Rose also writes and plays under his alter ego, Governor Mortimer Leech,[6] front-man of The Widow's Bane. The Widow's Bane was voted "Best Secret Identity Band (2016)".[7]

PressEdit

The Widow's Bane Rare Appearance[8]
Gasoline Lollipops: Through a filter of romance[9]
Celebrating 25 Years of the Westword Music Showcase: Gasoline Lollipops[2]

Gasoline Lollipops: Ready to Set Fire to Belgium (Discovering Belgium)

Gasoline Lollipops Gear Up for a New Beginning (Bolder Beat)

From an empty Gold Hill Inn, streaming to fans’ homes, it’s Clay Rose and Adam Perry live (Boulder Daily Camera)

Through barroom sets, Gasoline Lollipops’ Clay Rose finds strength in sobriety (Denver Post)

A Side of Rockers, A Side of Ballads (Boulder Weekly)

Gasoline Lollipops 'Soul Mine' Premiere (Pop Matters)

Gasoline Lollipops' Clay Rose Barely Survived Himself (Denver Westword)

Boulder's Clay Rose and Wonderbound Ballet Explore Loss and Love In "The Sandman" Ballet (Colorado Daily, 2020)

Gasoline Lollipops Skewer Trump On All The Misery Money Can Buy (Denver Westword, 2020)

Gasoline Lollipops Get Fired Up Talking About All The Misery Money Can Buy (American Songwriter, 2020)

Gasoline Lollipops to Play In-Person Concerts At Red Rocks (Denver Post, 2020)

Adam Perry On Making Music with Clay Rose of Gasoline Lollipops (Denver Westword, January 2021)

DiscographyEdit

Gasoline LollipopsEdit

Dawn (May 2, 2013)[10]
Death (October 31, 2014)[11]
Resurrection (February 14, 2017)[12]
Soul Mine (December 26, 2017)[13]

All The Misery Money Can Buy (September 11, 2020)

Nightmares (October 14th, 2022)

The Widow's BaneEdit

The Widow's Bane (2009)
Don't be Afraid; It's Only Death (June 6, 2013)[14]

Clay RoseEdit

Smoke and Steam (July 7, 2005)[15]
Suck on This! EP (March 17, 2006)[16]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Thomas, Andy (December 13, 2017). "Gasoline Lollipops' Clay Rose Barely Survived Himself". Westword.
  2. ^ a b Harris, Kyle (March 23, 2019). "Celebrating 25 Years of the Westword Music Showcase: Gasoline Lollipops". Westword.
  3. ^ Chancellor, Cara (May 4, 2018). "Show You Should Know – Gasoline Lollipops to Headline Bluebird in "Bucket List" Show".
  4. ^ "Gasoline Lollipops w/ Tallgrass, The Alcapones – Tickets – Aggie Theatre – Fort Collins, CO – April 12th, 2019". Aggie Theatre. April 12, 2019. Retrieved July 2, 2019.
  5. ^ "Gasoline Lollipops to play The Fox Theatre on New Years Eve". Grateful Web.
  6. ^ Forman, Bill. "Gasoline Lollipops' Clay Rose comes to terms with his undead doppelganger". Colorado Springs Independent.
  7. ^ Murphy, Tom (July 18, 2016). "The Ten Best Secret-Identity Bands in Denver – 2016 Edition". Westword.
  8. ^ Wilson, Cynthia. "The Widow's Bane Rare Appearance".
  9. ^ Riesco, Stephanie (March 28, 2013). "Gasoline Lollipops: Through a filter of romance".
  10. ^ "Dawn, by Clay Rose". Clay Rose.
  11. ^ "Death, by Gasoline Lollipops". Clay Rose.
  12. ^ "Resurrection, by Gasoline Lollipops". Clay Rose.
  13. ^ "Soul Mine, by Gasoline Lollipops". Clay Rose.
  14. ^ "Don't Be Afraid it's Only Death, by The Widows Bane". Clay Rose.
  15. ^ "Smoke and Steam, by Clay Rose". Clay Rose.
  16. ^ "Suck on This! EP, by Clay Rose". Clay Rose.