LOURDS, spelled all in capital letters, is a band of four talented and charismatic personalities, Lourds, Sarah, Gene, and Joey. At age 6, lead singer and namesake, Lourds wailed on her violin and dazzled audiences at Carnegie Hall. Since then, this New York City native continues to mesmerize audiences, singing with venom and distorting her electric violin alongside her superstar powerhouse bandmates. As a featured \'NOW HEAR THIS\' band in the \'Summer Sizzlers\' section of Billboard Magazine twice this past July 2005, and dominating the front cover of the entertainment section of the NY DAILY NEWS in January 2005, LOURDS is a band rapidly on the rise. They convert new fans instantly with their hook-laden songs, their cutting-edge sound, and their explosive stage show. Here\'s a glimpse of what the critics have to say: THE DAILY NEWS (NY): LOURDS has managed to sell 20,000 copies of [their] self produced album BILLBOARD MAGAZINE: Songs that need to be heard ... Undeniable star power NY POST: Unleashes a passion that turns crowds into rapturous mobs NY NEWSDAY: Saws on the violin like a Fender Stratocaster TEEN VOICE MAGAZINE: A style of music completely different from anything out there inspiring fan websites made by teenagers ONLINE TV: Fan fever not seen since the fever days of the Grateful Dead FOX NEWS: One of the most exciting violinist in all of America Come and see for yourself and you\'ll understand why you can\'t see them just once.