4 ’90s Alterna-Rockers Who Are Doing Kids’ Music Now
While many parents would gladly return to the days of grunge, the musicians of the era have a new audience: your kids. Here are four albums you'll all love.
The Flaming Lips
Then: Songs like “Kim’s Watermelon Gun” gave the band a psychedelic outer-space sound.
Now: STEVENSTEVEN, formed by The Lips’ Steven Drozd and Blue’s Clues’ Steve Burns, literally has a song called “Space Rock Rock."
Then: The video for “Stay (I Missed You) ” made her famous for bringing back cat-eye glasses.
Now: Loeb does a musical version of “Three Little Kittens” on Nursery Rhyme Parade!, one of her many kids’ albums.
Then: The folk-rock artist first sang about her alarm clock in “You Were Meant for Me.”
Now: She’s put out a few albums with Fisher-Price and croons tunes like “Snooze Button Blues.”
They Might Be Giants
Then: The “Birdhouse In Your Soul” band also wrote the theme song for Malcolm in the Middle.
Now: Between adult albums, the band does kids’ records like Why? and No!, and also did the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse theme.