Overview: It's been a frantic couple of years for Flying Mammals, the Inland Northwest-based trio whose earnest and melodic songs have been striking a huge chord with audiences. Formed officially in 2009 by the three brothers Aaron, James, and Andrew Birdsall, Flying Mammals knew long before then that they would eventually be making music together. Itâ€™s a story of family, friendship and fallout, that spans the country and a decade.
Even at the young ages of 8 and 13, James and Aaron found themselves writing songs together and performing for family and friends. â€œAs the children of a doctor and an actress, we were all raised to be child prodigies.â€ Aaron, the lyricist, said in an interview. â€œUnfortunately, our parents expected us to get â€˜real jobsâ€™ in addition to playing in orchestrasâ€ added Andrew the youngest.
After a house fire in 1998, the family moved to Chicago where James and Andrew began their teeth grinding weekend gigs on the club scene. James went hard to work Artist Site
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