This is the bizarre and outrageous contemporary folk group Uncle Bonsai's album recorded live in Seattle. Re-mastered for CD, this release also includes two bonus studio tracks. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
A guitar and three-part vocal outfit, they specialized in singing songs like "Penis Envy" and "Cheerleaders on Drugs" with incongruously angelic voices. During that time, the bandmembers developed a strong grassroots base in Seattle. Inafter a major recording deal fell through, they temporarily split up.
Uncle Bonsai is a quirky, irreverent contemporary folk trio from Seattle, Washington. The band has been recording and performing sincewith a hiatus from '' Though perhaps best known for their cheerfully cynical, often vindictive comedic songs such as "Suzy", "Boys Want Sex in the Morning", and "Cheerleaders on Drugs", much of their music tackles serious and even somber subjects with tearjerking artistry. Community Showcase More.
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With just three voices and an acoustic guitar, Uncle Bonsai presents an often dizzying vocal array of intricate harmony. Their songs, dark and hilarious at times, just as often delight with moments of great insight and beauty. The trio aligns itself with the under-achiever, the dejected, the outsider, the black sheep. Densely-packed lyrics fly by in a whirr at times, and take a skewed stance on topics such as first-world problems, the creation of the universe, the afterlife, and, of course, holidays with the family.