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Uncle Bonsai

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Bizarre and outrageous, Uncle Bonsai were shaped in Seattle in 1981 by 3 former Bennington University students: Andrew Ratshin, Ashley Kristin, and Arni Adler. Uncle Bonsai had been a acoustic guitar and three-part vocal clothing who specialised in performing the weirdest tracks — “Male organ Envy,” “Cheerleaders on Medicines” — with sublimely angelic voices. Throughout their preliminary eight-year lifestyle, Uncle Bonsai released three albums, A Unhappy Grain of Corn, Young boys Wants Sex each day, and Myn Ynd Wymyn, the final two albums becoming live recordings. Throughout their years collectively, the bandmembers created a solid grassroots foundation in Seattle and in 1988 started negotiations for a significant recording offer. When the offer dropped through, the bandmembers chose that that they had acquired enough and briefly split. Ratshin subsequently continued to go after a solo profession beneath the name Electrical Bonsai Music group and released I Am Joe’s Eye in 1990 and But I’m Content Today in 1993. In 2000 Uncle Bonsai reunited and documented a live established, released as Apology the next calendar year. The bandmembers emerged jointly again ten years afterwards, issuing The Grim Parade, a assortment of live and studio room recordings, in November 2010.

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Full Name Uncle Bonsai
Music Songs Don't Put It in Your Mouth, A Lonely Grain of Corn, 20th Century Man, Where's the Milk, Cheerleaders on Drugs, The Grim Parade, Isaac's Lament, Just One Angel, Billboard Love, Fat Boys, Send My Body Home, Penis Envy, Boys Want Sex in the Morning, Charlie and Me, In It for the Children, Iowa Apology Song, He Must Have Been a Genius, Johnny, It's Downhill From Here, Doug's Divorce, Doug's Birthday Song, I Awoke in Iowa, The Baby's Head, Doug's Greatest Christmas Ever, Doug at the Gates of Hell, The Reunion Song, I Would Come Back, Day Old Whale, I Want a Man, Doug's Divorce: Part 2, Family Restaurant, The Fish is in the Freezer, You Call That a Hat
Albums Boys Want Sex in the Morning, Myn Ynd Wymyn, The Inessential Uncle Bonsai, Plain Brown Wrapper, The Grim Parade, Doug, A Lonely Grain of Corn, Apology, The Family Feast: The Study of the Human Condition, First World Problems, and the Lasting Physiological and Psychological Effects of Eating Our Young

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