Inspired by the Television Personalities, Belle and Sebastian, the Kinks, the Left Banke and French Pop, The Baskervilles' sound embraces catchy, keyboard driven pop. The lyrics are designed to be simple, cinematic narratives and open ended romantic stories, many pertaining to New York City. Influences/Roots/Similar Artists: Television Personalities, Belle & Sebastian, The Kinks, The Left Banke, The La's, Syd Barrett, Jonathan Richman, Blondie, Merseybeat, Baroque/Chamber Pop, French Pop 'The Baskervilles turn the rush of meeting a potential lover in a dingy bar into a sweeping, cinematic 3 minute pop opera.' 'The Baskervilles observe life in New York City to paint a picture of it through rose-colored glasses.In a Baskervilles song, all romantic encounters in New York City can have a happy ending.' Album Information: Produced by Mitch Easter (Let's Active, R.E.M.) and Al Houghton (Sylvain Sylvain [NY Dolls], They Might Be Giants) from 1998-2001.