Built To Spill’s ‘secret’ show comes to Tampa Orpheum on Friday

Yes, that’s the “bee” album.

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You probably barely remember 1999, but if you wore a lot of flannel, then Built To Spill’s Keep It Like A Secret was probably on the radio for a lot of it. The Boise band has just one member from that album still in its lineup, but that isn’t stopping Built To Spill from celebrating the effort (the last piece from a sterling trio of long players from BTS) at this Ybor City gig where Doug Martsch brings Secret’s impeccable lyricism and lush arrangements to his loyal followers.

And yes, we’re talking about the “bee" album.

Built to Spill w/Prism/The Pauses. Fri. Oct. 11, 7 p.m. Sold out. Orpheum, Ybor City. eventbrite.com.

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Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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