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Punky Brüster is a punk band project formed by Devin Townsend, with musical help from members of his other projects (J.R. Harder from the Ocean Machine: Biomech album and Adrian White, the session drummer from Heavy as a Really Heavy Thing). The band released one album, Cooked on Phonics, in 1996.

Narrated (between tracks) by a voice that sounds suspiciously like Devin, the album tells the story of an unsuccessful Florida-styled band (from “South Central Poland”, apparently), named Cryptic Coroner, who accidentally turn into a three-chord band and make a truckload of money out of it. The band, renamed Punky Brüster, travels through the highs and lows of sacking their old manager, initial disdain from their management, finding the right clothes and accessories (way more important than the music, of course), punk girlfriends, and picking up an award for “Best Punk Album of the Year” after only existing for two weeks. Of course, it all has to come crashing down at the end…

Edited by leighdobson on 30 May 2012, 20:17

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