MY BIOGRAPHY
Punk Flavored Rock & Roll

Laurence Miller: Guitar, vocals
Melinda Ingalls: Keyboard, sampler, vocals

Katsumi: Bass, vocals
Tony Archer: Drums

"I was reminded of the widely literate playfulness of Arthur, the Kinks album, and also the nontraditional rhythms and changes in Syd-era Floyd."
Bob Strouch, WCBN DJ and local musician

Laurence Miller   Tony Archer   Katsumi Nagae   Melinda Ingalls



MY BIOGRAPHY was an original rock band Laurence formed late 2007 with keyboardist Melinda Ingalls, drummer Tony Archer, and bassist
Katsumi Nagae.  Laurence had worked with Tony during
 1995 in their post-punk rock band GORDON GIGANTIC.  Melinda answered his
craigs' list ad for keyboardist, a
nd Katsumi was already a close friend whom he'd worked with in film, and their quirky alt folk duo,
MILLER & KATSUMI.  Laurence rediscovered the joys of a "live" band, as his quirky pop songwriting took on a far livelier tone with
other musicians playing in real time as opposed to his polished solo recordings produced on his own.  2008 saw MY BIO playing
out, 
recording a 4-song demo, and shooting a "live" community television music video. In 2009 they struggled producing their
1st CD, under less than desirable conditions, with just a few rough takes in the can.  By winter 2010, MY BIOGRAPHY evaporated.

 


MY BIOGRAPHY "rockin' the Elbow Room"
1/24/09

    Melinda Ingals                             Laurence Miller            Tony Archer         


MY BIOGRAPHY rockin' the ANN ARBOR GREEN FAIR
6/11/10
 

                        Melinda Ingalls    Laurence Miller          Tony Archer           Katsumi Nagae


  Melinda Ingalls                                       Tony Archer          


                                                                     Tony Archer                                                  Katsumi Nagae



MY BIOGRAPHY "live"
Ron Asheton Tribute at the Blind Pig
2/28/09
SAME BOAT and LITTLE DOLL


"MY BIOGRAPHY IS YOURS"
Ann Arbor Community Television Music Video Broadcast
Videotaped October 2008
SAME BOAT
Ben Miller (c) 1985

                    

  

WATERFALL OF STARS
Laurence Miller (c) 2003


MANILA MOON
Laurence Miller (c) 1986
 



Stills from their music video, "MY BIOGRAPHY IS YOURS"


 

MY BIOGRAPHY SONG LIST

 

Original Tunes:
WE WEAVE (Laurence Miller)
EVERY GIRL
(Laurence Miller)
SAME BOAT (Ben Miller)
MANILA MOON (Laurence Miller)
BULL'S EYE (Laurence Miller)
WATERFALL OF STARS (Laurence Miller)
WHERE ARE YOU NOW? (Ben Miller)
OK (Laurence Miller)
IN FEMININE (Laurence Miller)
PHOTOGRAPHS YOU NEVER SEE (Laurence Miller)
THERE'S A POEM IN MY HEAD (Laurence Miller)
REPLACE EACH DAY WITH YOURS UNTIL (Laurence Miller)
TURN YOUR EVERY PAGE (Laurence Miller)
NINETEEN SIXTEEN
 (Laurence Miller/Tony Archer)

Learned but never performed...
THEE THREE ELVEN KINGS (Laurence Miller)
SORRY (Laurence Miller/Tony Archer)
TURN IT OVER (Ben Miller)

DREAM GIRL (Laurence Miller)
I CAN SEE INSIDE YOU (Laurence Miller)
STIRRING UP THE STAR DUST (Laurence Miller)

Cover Tunes:
COME AND SEE - The Decembrists
WHEN THE WAR CAME - The Decembrists

THERE'S A PLACE - The Beatles
SO SAD ABOUT US - The Kinks
THE GHOST IN YOU - Psychedelic Furs
LITTLE DOLL - The Stooges
WE WILL FALL - The Stooges