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Pop-punk act Lustra shaped in Boston in 1996 beneath the name Seventeen. The original lineup of Chris Baird on drums and vocals, Nick Cloutman on bass and vocals, Jon Baird on tempo electric guitar, and Jason Adams on lead electric guitar documented their debut record, Breakfast time at Tammy’s, in 1998. Carrying out a lineup shuffle that transferred Chris Baird to bass and Cloutman to electric guitar while introducing brand-new drummer Bruce Fulford, Seventeen documented the 1999 EP Ransom Your Handsome as well as the 2000 record Bikini Pie Combat!, co-produced by Ron St. Germain (Sonic Youngsters) and Scott Riebling (Words to Cleo). Many major changes happened following the discharge of Bikini Pie Combat!: Jon Baird still left the music group, the band transferred from Boston to LA, and carrying out a progressively increasing degree of legal harassment from Seventeen newspaper, the recently configured four-piece transformed their name to Lustra in 2001, releasing their initial record under that name in 2003. The next year, Lustra made an appearance in the 2004 frat guy humor Euro Trip, executing their original melody “Scotty Doesn’t Understand” within a scene that has fellow Bostonian Matt Damon within a cameo as the band’s lead vocalist. Following through to the wider presence afforded with the movie was challenging by Adams and Fulford departing the band, ultimately changed by guitarist Travis Lee and drummer Phil Matthews. The revived Lustra came back with Still left for Inactive (including “Scotty Doesn’t Understand”) in 2006.

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