Fear of Words
Originally formed in the UK, Something Stranger... is a synth-pop-rock band fronted by singer/songwriter Claudio Tinnirello. As a two-man electronic-pop band, Something Stranger... played live venues over a two year period. Claudio, the singer and songwriter, moved to the USA and the band was put into hiatus. In 1998, based in California, Claudio revived Something Stranger... as a solo project. Working with producer Polo Jones, who has worked with artists such as Italian rock singer Zucchero and Whitney Houston, Something Stranger... recorded it's debut album 'The Fear Of Words'. This album was recorded and mixed in Santa Cruz and San Jose, California. The Fear Of Words features 10 tracks, highlighting the band's ability to create catchy songs ranging from electronic-modern-rock to seductive ballads. Claudio was born in the UK and now lives in California. He began writing songs when he was fifteen and joined his first band at seventeen. After singing in several rock bands, he formed Something Stranger so that he could compose and perform electronic rock music. In previous lives he's been a computer programmer, a photographic model, a DJ and a forklift driver. To this day he hasn't written a song about forklift trucks. Claudio is also working with synth-pop band, 'Moonlife', which is currently playing live in the San Francisco Bay Area.