Tough Girls (Got To Tough It Out)

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MALINDA ANN HILL Words cannot express how grateful I am for this song that kept me running for the many miles it took me to qualify for the Boston Marathon.
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Inspired by the late Anne Brown—Gershwin’s Bess who, performance by performance, integrated opera houses by sheer force of voice, decades before the Civil Rights movement—the song offers itself up as a nouveau New Wave anthem for the disenfranchised of any era. As Cherry croons, “You gotta drop the bombs you bring and tiny minds will expand in time to every word you sing.”


from Plastic Ants EP, released May 29, 2010
By Robert Cherry
Robert Cherry - Vocals, Guitar
Calvin Brown - Guitar
Andrew McMullen - Drums
John Curley - Bass
Produced by John Curley and Robert Cherry at Ultrasuede Studio, Cincinnati, OH


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Plastic Ants Cincinnati, Ohio

Progressive pop from Cincinnati, Ohio, featuring cellist Shira Beder, singer-songwriter Robert Cherry, bassist-producer John Curley, drummer-singer Joe Klug, guitarist Robbie Reider and keyboardist-singer Guy Vanasse. In a world carved out by Plastic Ants you're only as tall as the height of your hopes. And things, well, they're looking up. ... more

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