Band: The Bates
Album: Be My Baby
Release Date: January 1998
Music Genre: Punk Rock
Release Country: Germany
Record Type: 4 Tracks CD Album
The Bates (after Norman Bates of Hitchcock's movie "Psycho") formed in Eschwege, Germany in 1987.
Founding members were Markus „Zimbl“ Zimmer (vocals, bass), Frank „Klube“ Klubescheid (drums), Thomas "Pogo" Möller (rhythm guitar) and Armin Beck (lead guitar).
Armin left the band in 1991, he was replaced by Michael "Reb" Rebbig.
Pogo left the band in 1998, he was replaced by Tillman "Dully" Schüssler in 1999.
Due to musical and personal differences within the band, The Bates finally split in 2001.
Zimbl died on 18 June 2006. He was 41 years old.
|1||Be My Baby||3:00|
|2||She Won't Come Back (Viva-overdrive-version)||3:48|
|4||In Love With You||2:11|
Recorded and mixed by Martin Wagnitz at Basements Room No.1, Kassel, Germany.
Artwork by Christian Müller, Berlin.
"Be my baby" is a cover of the Ronettes' 1963 hit.