Trivia / Mindless Self Indulgence

  • Album Commentary: On "Tight"'s anniversary, the remastered "Tighter" was published and included a 45 minute podcast-esque commentary by Jimmy, Steve and Kitty reflecting back on their first album and the good ol' days.
  • Creator Couples:
    • Jimmy Urine and ex-Morningwood leader Chantal Claret, who's featured on albums since 2008 as back vocals.
    • Lyn-Z and Gerard Way.
  • The Danza: Everyone but Kitty:
    • Jimmy Urine's real name is James Euringer.
    • Steve, Righ?'s real name is Steven Montano.
    • Lyn-Z is Lindsey Ann Way, née Ballato.
  • Doing It for the Art: Jimmy has described the band as "[always having been] an art project me and my friends make".
    • Back in the day, when no record labels would sign the band because of their controversial lyrics, they just made their own small indie label instead of dumbing down their music.
  • Dye Hard: Jimmy, and back in the day, Steve too. Pink, green, yellow, red, blue, glowing under blacklight, they've had it all.
  • He Also Did:
    • Jimmy did industrial as a soloist before the band formed. He also did OST duties on Lollipop Chainsaw and The Metronomicon. Plus, he's a voice actor—notable roles include Zed from Lollipop Chainsaw and The Body from Heart String Marionette.
    • You may know Steve, or Jimmy for their work with My Chemical Romance, as Dr. Death Defying and/or Agent Cherri Cola respectively.
    • Jimmy and Steve, have done two albums as The Left Rights, assuming the personas of Depraved Kids Show Hosts.
    • Lyn Z was in a Dolly Parton tribute band, aptly titled Beg Yer Parton. She also paints under her real name.
  • Inspiration for the Work: Jimmy has by now described his first solo EP as "him doing a bad Nine Inch Nails impression".
  • Meaningful Release Date: "Tight" was released on April 20th 1999 which happened to be both Hitler's birthday and the day of the Columbine shooting. The date was chosen completely unintentionally though.
  • One of Us:
    • Jimmy really likes late 80's-era game consoles. The band's debut album was mixed on Atari equipment; and one of The Left Rights' songs, "Genesis 16:12," is about video games, specifically the 16-bit Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis. Pink's album art insert has a photo of Jimmy taken using the Game Boy Camera peripheral. He also frequently mentions a fondness for comic books and movies.
    • Kitty used to play Dungeons and Dragons and LAR Ped before it was cool.
    • The band are all huge fans of Jhonen Vasquez, which is why they invited him to direct their video for "Shut Me Up."
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