The songs of ThelonesomeKid include aggressive word poetry, three a.m.-last-drop ballads, frenetic Stooges-era rock songs, melodic piano-driven pop and soulful nursery rhymes. The performances by ThelonesomeKid are mercurial and break down assumptions about the singer, the song and the story.
ThelonesomeKid was formed in May 2014 after Patches and Gretchen founder Gretchen Seichrist decided to reinvent the group.She has self-released seven musical albums with Patches and Gretchen and Thelonesomekid.Gretchen Seichrist is a Minneapolis based musician/artist/performer who uses altered forms of blues, folk, rock, pop and punk music with elements of art, theater and improvisation. In June 2014 Thelonesomekid recorded their debut album in Water Valley, Mississippi at Dial Back Sound Studio. This debut 2014 album from ThelonesomeKid, "iamthelonesomekid," received four **** from Chicago music critic Jim DeRogatis.
In May 2015, the band recorded another album in Mississippi at Dial Back Sound, "The Last Days Of Sugar" produced by Bronson Tew and Matt Patton (Drive-By-Truckers) was released in May 2017.