Patrick Stickles is the lead singer and songwriter of up and coming indy rock band Titus Andronicus.
Their first cd, The Airing of Grievances, has been favorably reviewed in Spin and Blender. Their new cd, The Monitor is getting great reviews as well, and is on everyone’s “Top Ten” list, from NPR to MTV.
Visit their web page for news on the band. As the band’s name suggests, Titus Andronicus tends toward very literate songs, with song titles drawn from Shakespeare, Hunter Thomspon, and Albert Camus. See the band interviewed here. See them performing “Upon Viewing Brueghel’s ‘Landscape with the Fall of Icarus’” here.