Spinal Tap Nominated For Two Grammy Awards


December 22, 2009

Reunited rock legends Spinal Tap have been nominated for two Grammy Awards. The band’s latest CD ‘Back From The Dead’ has been nominated for ‘Best Comedy Album – For comedy recordings, spoken or musical’ and ‘Best Recording Package’.

In the ‘Best Comedy Album – For comedy recordings, spoken or musical’ category Spinal Tap will battle with Stephen Colbert’s ‘A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift Of All!’, Weord Al Yankovic’s ‘Internet Leaks’, Patton Oswalt’s ‘My Weakness Is Strong’,Kathy Griffen’s ‘Suckin’ It For The Holidays’ and George Lopez’ ‘Tall, Dark & Chicano’.

Spinal Tap is up against David Byrne & Brian Eno’s ‘Everything That Happens Will Happen Today’, Neko Case’s ‘Middle Cyclone’, Splitting Adam’s self-titled album and the various artist compilation ‘Tathagata’. Brian Porizek was the art director for Spinal Tap’s ‘Left For Dead’, which can be transformed into a ‘action figure stage show’.

The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards will take place on January 31, 2010 at Los Angeles’ Staple Center and be broadcast CBS.

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