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The Halifax punk-pop quartet Plumtree were formed in 1993 by Amanda Braden (vocals, guitar), Nina Martin (bass), and sisters Carla and Lynette Gillis (guitar and drums, respectively); all girls were within their mid-teens at that time. They released many singles and documented a full-length recording, Mass Teenager Fainting (the recording title was extracted from the liner records of the Bay Town Rollers recording). Regardless of the bandmembers’ assorted musical preferences — which ranged from blues and R&B to rock and new influx — Plumtree’s cohesive and decidedly punk audio garnered a music accomplishment honor from Canada’s YTV in 1996. In Sept of that 12 months, Martin remaining the band to visit college; she was changed by Catriona Sturton. Twelve months later on, Plumtree released Predicts the near future, which hit the very best from the Canadian university radio graph — and whose second monitor, “Scott Pilgrim,” later on inspired an effective graphic book series by Bryan Lee O’Malley. Third recording TODAY Won’t Last whatsoever adopted in 2000, even though band stated farewell by July of this year.

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